KnuckleHead

GREEN LINK Introduced New KnuckleHead Strut Design at AHR Expo in Atlanta

GREEN LINK Engineering unveiled its redesigned KnuckleHead Strut Support which provides improved performance and more visually appealing aesthetics at the AHR Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The new design features a sleeker look with ribs flanking each side of the head.  It is more characteristic of the KnuckleHead style reflecting intricate… Read More

Tradespeople

DuPont to Focus on Elevating the Importance of Tradespeople

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. The company will be partnering with RoofersCoffeeShop® to help spread the #RoofingRespect message at the International Roofing Expo. Maggie Abbey, marketing communications manager for roofing at DuPont, comes from a background in the trades. Her father was a millwright and a farmer, and her husband is a drywaller. She… Read More

highlights

2018: What Were the Top Stories on RoofersCoffeeShop®?

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Many of us are looking forward into 2019 and making plans for the coming year, but sometimes it’s fun to take a look back at some highlights from 2018. Each month we feature the top ten posts from the previous month to see what contractors are interested in, so… Read More

Smog-reducing

Malarkey Roofing Products® Offers New 3M™ Smog-reducing Granules to Roofing Shingle Lines

Malarkey Roofing Products®, the premier North American building materials manufacturer, in collaboration with 3M, is pleased to offer 3M™ Smog-reducing granules to roofing shingle lines for roofing contractors and building materials distributors across the United States and Canada. Beginning in Southwestern markets, Malarkey has now expanded the 3M™ Smog-reducing granule technology to include products in… Read More

Quizzes

Internet Quizzes Have Created Awareness and Web Traffic for this Company

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. The Internet loves quizzes. Here is how one company is using them to attract visitors and create brand awareness. Quizzes are one type of interactive content that we see every day in social media and on websites. You might have taken a quiz to find out ‘What Superhero are… Read More

Construction Business

Understanding the Challenges of Selling Your Construction Business

By: Cotney Construction Law. Part 1 Proudly Serving Employers. Construction business owners hardly have enough time to transition from one project to another let alone develop an exit strategy for their business. If the retirement years are nearing, it’s important to plan for the future. At Cotney Construction Law, our team of Tampa construction attorneys helps construction… Read More

engaging content

How to Position Your Marketing Efforts to go Viral – Part 1

By Surefire Local. Your guide to earning homeowner’s attention online…in a web already full of engaging content. It’s not news that the digital world has a huge grip on society. Selfies, memes, and videos make up most of the internet’s engaging content these days…which makes the internet the perfect place for your roofing business to… Read More

Hackers

Hackers Take Over Construction Cranes

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Implementing technology on worksites has many advantages but its important to be aware of the risks and take steps to prevent malicious attacks. Forbes reported this week that research hackers successfully took over a large construction crane using just a laptop, some code and some radio hardware. The hackers,… Read More

Wage

Prevailing Wage Discussion

By Roofing Contractors Association of Washington. New prevailing wage legislation (HB 1072) will affect roofing contractors doing public projects. The stated purpose of this law is to discourage repeat and willful violations of the prevailing wage law. This legislation will be discussed at a meeting at 10am on Wednesday 1/09. The legislation both gives a… Read More

Scholarship

SOPREMA® Renews Scholarship Offer for Building Envelope Students in 2019

SOPREMA, a leading provider of roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering products, has announced the renewal of the company’s annual scholarship program for students pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or another field related to the building envelope. Since the 2016–2017 school year, SOPREMA has awarded 19 students with financial backing, and… Read More