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Industry Updates - April 2022 Thu, Apr 14, 2022 FRSA Launches New Website - FRSA is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.floridaroof.com, just in time to celebrate FRSA’s 100th Anniversary. Read More

Giving Back - FRSA Members Giving Back to the Community - April 2022 Wed, Apr 13, 2022 Boots on the Roof - Each FRSA Affiliate undertakes charity programs in the course of a normal year and projects vary by Affiliate. Some give back by supporting the projects of a local charity, others with an annual event named in honor of a member wh... Read More

FRSA Receives 100th Anniversary Senate Proclamation - April 2022 Tue, Apr 12, 2022 During the Florida legislative session last month, FRSA members Adam Purdy, CPRC, Les Sims, CPRC and Ralph Davis, along with FRSA-SIF staff, Debbie Guidry and Michael Ricker, met with members of Congress and staff, guided by FRSA Legislative Counsel,... Read More

Fall Protection: Focus on Personal Fall Arrest Systems - April 2022 Mon, Apr 11, 2022 Over the last 10 years personal fall arrest systems (PFAS) have become the most common and economical way for roofing contractors to protect their employees from falls. Fall hazards are recognized by OSHA as a leading cause of fatalities in the const... Read More

Energy Saving Benefits of Tile Roofs - April 2022 Fri, Apr 08, 2022 The topic of energy seems to dominate most roofing conversations these days. How can we save more energy on the roof? How much energy can be produced on the roof? Is it more important to save than produce? Whether we like it or not, energy is the fut... Read More

Considerations for Adhering Tile Roofs Using Adhesives - April 2022 Wed, Apr 06, 2022 There are different methods to adhere clay and concrete tile to rooftops as contractors know. Nail, screw, mortar and wire tie systems all provide advantages; however, adhesives can offer additional benefits to Florida-based roofers and remodelers al... Read More

A Retired Roofer's Perspective - April 2022 Mon, Apr 04, 2022 I ran into a retired roofer the other day who asked me, “How’s everything going in the roofing industry?” As I looked at him, he reminded me of a friend of mine, Jerry Brown, who was a big coal tar pitch guy from back in the day. Read More

Use The Right Fastener - March 2022 Thu, Mar 31, 2022 Commercial, industrial and institutional buildings can be constructed with several different roof deck types, including steel, wood, concrete, gypsum and others. Read More

The Most Common Equipment Malfunctions to Avoid - March 2022 Wed, Mar 30, 2022 It goes without saying, but construction equipment failure can have significant consequences. These can include downtime, high repair costs or even injury. Some types of malfunctions are more common than others. This is due to the environmental condi... Read More

Ten Attributes of Successful Supervisors - March 2022 Mon, Mar 28, 2022 When asked about the toughest part of a job, there is one answer that stands above the rest: dealing with people. Employees often get frustrated or annoyed with their job because of the people around them. These interpersonal problems can lead to the... Read More

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