Roofing Contractor recently published its 2018 list of the top 100 contractors in both residential and commercial roofing. In its 10th year of compiling this list, RC once again collected sales revenue totals for 2017 from companies all around the country. This data was used for the 2018 list of highest-earning roofing professionals.
When Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida in September of 2017, it hit Marco Island and Ft. Myers hard. Most buildings suffered serious wind damage, and many roofs were damaged or destroyed. It has kept roofers very busy with some repairs not receiving attention until recently.
Following one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in U.S. history in 2017, more businesses are recognizing the importance of preparation.
Hurricane season is a vital time to prepare your business for the inevitable tropical weather that will affect coastal areas — and as much as 100 miles inland — in the coming months.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) approved by President Trump on Dec. 22, 2017, implemented major tax legislation affecting the way business taxpayers depreciate tangible property and improvements to commercial property.
During a recent conversion with Jim Stone, a FiberTite® representative in Central and Southern Virginia, he discussed the importance of understanding a warranty and explaining to building owners that a warranty does not guarantee the longevity of a roofing product. If building owners do not follow the stipulations of the warranty, it can easily be canceled by the roofing manufacturer.
In a recent blog post, 4 Facts About FiberTite and How It Compares to the Competition, we did a high-level comparison of FiberTite to polyvinyl chloride (PVC), thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and polymer modified bitumen roofing systems, also known as Mod Bit. Your roofing system is vulnerable to several different environmental influences. Ponding water, wind and hail are among the top threats. Here’s a breakdown of how FiberTite is superior compared to those other roofing products when faced with these threats.
FiberTite is proud to be a Sapphire Sponsor for this year’s Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo (FRSA). The convention will be held June 28–29 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida.
Each year, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) organizes National Roofing Week. June 3–9 has been designated as National Roofing Week 2018, and the NRCA is encouraging members to take part by informing the public about how essential roofs and professional roofing contractors are to communities.
The technology behind the FiberTite roofing membrane places it in a class of its own. Currently, FiberTite is the only single-ply roofing membrane that meets the stringent ASTM D6754 standard, which requires the proper utilization of DuPont™ Elvaloy® Ketone Ethylene Ester (KEE).
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The edge of every low-slope roof can become the cause of serious waterproofing and roof system failures.
A report referencing insurance industry estimates shows wind-related events result in more than half of all insured disaster losses, which totaled over $300 billion between 1988 and 2007. These instances of roof damage and failure are due to insufficient edge securement. They're representative of the lack of adequate design, detailed roof edge specifications and code enforcement that's prevalent in the industry.