Made In America Store: Elma, N.Y.
The company makes premium roofing underlayments with fast delivery times and competitive pricing.
RoofersCoffeeShop.com, the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business is pleased to welcome G.A.P. Roofing, Inc and GMC Roofing & Building Paper Products, Inc. These two “sister” companies are leading manufacturers of premium roofing underlayments as well as other unique building envelope products. The two companies have been family owned and operated for over 25 years. G.A.P. Roofing’s primary markets run from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the east coast, while GMC Roofing’s territory operates west of the Rockies to the weRead More »
Southgate Shopping Center: Sebring, Florida
Roofing contractors often find themselves tackling re-roofs at shopping centers in piece-meal fashion, doing sections over the years as the budget allows. When property manager Southern Management and Development decided to remodel the entire Southgate Shopping Center in Sebring, Fla., in conjunction with Publix Markets’ replacement of their existing store at the location, they looked to Advanced Roofing to get the job done.
The scope of work included re-roofing three large sections of the retail plaza and a drugstore on the property. The roofing portions totaled 79,556 square feet.
The roof specified was a two-ply mRead More »
Until now, there has been surprisingly little research into the overall thermal impact of the fasteners that penetrate roofing insulation. A recent study shows that even relatively conservative use of fasteners creates enough thermal bridging between the roof deck and the insulation to substantially reduce the overall thermal performance of the building envelope.
Guest blogger Eric K. Olson, P.E. explains his research (Olson, Saldanha, and Hsu, “Thermal Performance Evaluation of Roofing Details to Improve Thermal Efficiency and Condensation Resistance,” ASTM Roofing Research and Systems and Standards Development, Vol 8, STP 1590, ASTM International, November 2015)
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Social media can be an exciting territory for contractors looking to promote their businesses in a relatively inexpensive, but impactful, way. But it can be equally overwhelming with the abundance of social platforms available, as well as the nuances involved for marketing on each one.
If you’re new to marketing your business socially, Facebook is a great place to start. It’s an easy-to-use platform that provides several features for connecting with potential customers locally and nationally. Or, if your business is already active on the platform but not seeing much return, there are simple ways to begin improving your activity today.
Read on to learn simplRead More »