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A Roof Cutter's Secrets Goes Digital

A classic framer's manual is now available as an ebook ... but that's just a footnote to this short lesson in building history. More

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Four Biggest Roof-Flashing Errors

Don't be one of those cheapskate roofers who skimps on critical flashing. More

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Air-Cleaning Roof Tiles Made Easier

There's been very little data to back the claims that roofing tiles designed to reduce pollution actually work. That's all just changed, and the market has been turned on its head. More

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Cannon Balls in the Ballast

Workers replacing an athletic center roof discover evidence of a historic battle. More

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Hail-Resistant Tile

Roof tile designed to withstand hail balls of up to 2 inches in diameter at an impact speed of up to 70 mph. More

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High-Performance Shingles

Warranted to withstand 130 mph winds with four nails per shingle and a 6-inch course exposure. More

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Why Roofers Should Care About Online RRP Training

It won't likely displace hands-on training, but distance learning could simplify the required RRP rule's refresher course. More

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You Want It Done When?! Here's How to Respond

When a customer asks for an impossible timeline, you don't have to turn down the work. More

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Homeowners Seeking 'Last Roof' Drive Metal Sales

After a lull brought on by the recession, the growth of metal roofing seems set to resume as more roofing companies and home improvement contractors enter the market. More

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Features vs. Benefits in Construction Marketing

Marketing consultant Darren Slaughter discusses how to not only promote your company’s features, but to tie those features back to the benefits that the customer receives by doing business with you.  More

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