investment

Protect your investment: understand your guarantee

By Jennifer Long, GAF. Understanding owner responsibilities for maintenance critical to roof warranties and guarantees. It’s happened to all of us: You buy a TV (or an HVAC… or a refrigerator… ) for your home and drop the manufacturer’s warranty into a folder with the other warranties you hope to never need. Years later, the… Read More

recruitment program

Expanding Apprenticeships in America – Part 2

By Cotney Construction Law. Article discusses how to establish an administrative and legislative committee that can be responsible for implementing a recruitment program of this magnitude and how to effectively produce better results from our current federal workforce programs. As construction lawyers, we know that recruiting capable young men and women into the construction sector’s… Read More

Productivity

Accelerate Your Roofing Business

From initial inspection through final installation, high resolution aerial imagery speeds up your work process, reduces risk, enhances workforce productivity and adds to your bottom line. Leverage both current and historical photos of your prospect rooftops to generate accurate estimates, lower material costs and exceed customer expectations. Prospect – Identify new business from your desktop…. Read More

Agatha Hall

CertainTeed Keep Craft Alive Profile: Agatha Hall

By Cara Corridoni. A tough lesson opens new doors. An Interview with Agatha Hall, Hippo Roofing Sales. How Did You Get Started? I got into the roofing industry because of my own bad experience when my roof failed after hurricane Irma in 2017. My roof was having issues back when hurricane Matthew came in 2016, A… Read More

One Voice

Duro-Last Roofing joins NRCA’s One Voice initiative

NRCA has announced Duro-Last Roofing Inc., Saginaw, Mich., has joined its One Voice initiative and upgraded its associate membership to “partner member.” NRCA’s One Voice initiative is a transformational approach to addressing the roofing industry’s most critical issues and concerns—with one voice—to secure its future. NRCA invites manufacturers, distributors, architects, engineers, consultants and service providers… Read More

PolyPUF

Miami-Dade County Approves Polyglass’ PolyPUF Foam Systems

PolyPUF® Spray Polyurethane Foam System passed stringent Miami-Dade County Product Control Section tests and is approved for use in regions with severe weather. Deerfield Beach, Florida —Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources issued several Notices of Acceptance (NOA) for Polyglass’ PolyPUF® Foam Systems, certifying the commercial roofing solution for use in high velocity… Read More

Keynote

MRCA Announces Keynote Speaker Tom Osborne

The Keynote is schedule for Thursday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. MRCA is pleased to announce that the 69th Annual Conference & Expo scheduled for October 24-26, 2018 in Omaha, NE, will be kicked off by former American football player, coach, college athletics administrator, politician, and Nebraska icon, Tom Osborne. Tom served as the head… Read More

metal Roofing Games

Looking for a “Few More Good Teams” to compete in METALCON Roofing Games

The MCA Metal Roofing Games take place directly on the show floor at METALCON so conveniently located near all of the exhibits and education sessions. Show off your roofing skills at METALCON 2018 and you will have the chance of winning up to $8,500!  The MCA Metal Roofing Games take place directly on the show floor at… Read More

Fraud

Beware of roofing fraud: unsuspecting property owners at risk across Texas 

“Safe Roofs Over Texas” initiative set to battle scammers statewide.    The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) announced the launch of its Safe Roofs Over Texas initiative to raise awareness among home and business owners about roofing scams that take place after bad storms and how they can protect themselves against fraud.  Currently, Texas does not… Read More