Roofers Racked up $18 Million in OSHA Violations
But all contractors need to heed workplace safety regulations. Here are the top 10 fines — and the common mistakes that lead to them
Roofs: Let Them Vent
Code requirements, the fine print in manufacturer warranties and common sense all dictate that a roof be ventilated
Four Biggest Roof-Flashing Errors
Don't be one of those cheapskate roofers who skimps on critical flashing.
Bad Roof Installations Offer Benefits—for Other Contractors
When roofing contractors screw up, two things happen: the industry gets a bad name and competent contractors get more work. REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR blogger Mike Damora knows—he sees it all the time.
Roofing Best Practices
A resource to train your crews in best practices for roofing and reroofing with asphalt shingles.
Plywood vs. OSB
As a substrate for roofing, OSB and plywood are not the same.
Bending Kick-out Flashing
Kick-out flashing is usually done wrong. Here's a better way.
Asphalt Shingle Installation Guide
A training resource on best practice asphalt shingle installation.
Can roofers help homes survive tornadoes?
Simple changes done during reroofs might improve a home's ability to survive a...
Why Smart Roofers Do Attic Inspections
If you don't currently do attic inspections as part of your process for selling roofing, read on. An attic inspection will not only yield important information about the state of the roof, it will also set your company apart from the competition.