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Tips for Safely Working on Metal Roofs

Metal roofing is a type of roofing system that can be made from a wide variety of metals and alloys, including aluminum, copper, zinc, and stainless steel. These types of roofing systems can last well anywhere from 50 to well over 100 years, depending on the type of materials used during the process of installation. […]

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How to Generate Quality Roofing Leads

If you’ve been in the roofing business for any period of time, you know how important it is to generate high-quality leads. Especially over the past few years, you have likely seen a shift in strategy as the tactics and channels you previously utilized may not be as effective as they once were. You’re likely […]

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Hiring a Roofing Attorney to Represent You

Roofers face a unique set of problems that can arise from their work. If there is a problem with the roof, then there is a problem somewhere else in the building as well. In many cases, roofers are blamed for problems that can exist just about anywhere in the building if they think that the […]

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The High Cost of Cutting Corners on a Roofing Project

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an economic crisis marked by soaring rates of unemployment, shutdowns, and dips in revenue. It’s only logical that roofing contractors would want to do everything in their power to reduce costs, keep their businesses afloat, and prepare for post-pandemic recovery. However, while it may be […]

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Need to Secure Payment for Your Roofing Project? We’ve Got You Covered.

Now more than ever, roofing contractors are being forced to take a good look at their cash flow and determine how they can optimize it to maintain or even grow their roofing business during times of uncertainty. In their investigation, a number of contractors have identified payment issues, such as non-payment and delayed payment, as […]

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3 Mistakes Roofing Contractors Make on Low-Slope Roofs

As a roofing contractor, you’re familiar with the advantages of low-slope roofing systems. Not only do these types of roofing systems allow for easier installation and maintenance, but they can also greatly increase the efficiency of heating and cooling systems within the building. In addition to those factors, low-pitched roofs are increasingly compatible with the […]

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Check Off These 3 Items Before Doing Roof Work

There are countless roofers out there who want nothing more than to get to work without having to worry about the red tape of roofing insurance and licensing. Although there’s nothing more admirable than a desire to work, failure to abide by local, state, and federal law could result in you being barred from working. […]

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Understanding Fall-Related Deaths by the Numbers

As we’ve discussed throughout 2020, construction firms that can combine time-tested practices with new technologies and research will see the most success in the industry moving forward. One such way roofing contractors can create a safer workplace is by reviewing recent database information and implementing this intel into their safety plans. A recent database system […]

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What Are the Roofing License Requirements in Illinois and Chicago?

Becoming a licensed contractor is an important step for any roofer. Not only does it help homeowners and commercial property owners find your business, but it also helps to ensure that you are operating lawfully in the state of Illinois. Unfortunately, Illinois and Chicago’s licensing requirements are complicated, to say the least. In this brief […]

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What Hazards Can Outdoor Construction Workers Encounter?

Summer is in full swing here in Florida. Contractors can expect scorching heat and heavy rain in the coming months. In addition to these widely known perils, construction workers will have to contend with those that are less known but no less hazardous. Hazards like poisonous plants, venomous animals, and disease-carrying insects, for example, can […]

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