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Hiring a Safe Roofer: The Signs of a Diligent Business

No roofer bidding for a contract is going to admit that they don’t take safety seriously — that they have a lousy history with accidents and injuries or that their crew isn’t trained very well. It’s up to the GC — or any decision-making entity — to determine the record of a business they’re considering…

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Flat Roof Safety Starts With Training But Doesn’t End There

There’s an old saying: “Safety doesn’t happen by accident.” It takes careful planning, and continuous education for worksite crew and clients alike. A professional roofing contractor will make sure that a building owner or site superintendent is as well-versed in the safety measures of a work site as their own work crew, before the team…

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What’s Covered and What Isn’t: Know Your Warranties

Warranties are similar to insurance policies, and, like all insurance policies, it’s a complicated topic with a ton of fine print. There are three different parties that issue warranties in most commercial roofing situations: The general contractor The roofer The roofing manufacturer A Typical Set of Warranties Let’s look at a theoretical example of a…

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Different Materials for Different Roofs: Know Your Options

When it’s time to upgrade your roof, there are three primary options: TPO, PVC and EPDM. No, that’s not the third line down in that test that they give you at the eye doctor’s office. The Evolution of Roofing Knowing the difference between those jumbles of letters is crucial to making sure the roof you…

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