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AAA Schwartz Roofing Becomes a Foundation Founding Member, Again Wed, Dec 06, 2023 Earlier this year, Don Schwartz Jr. of AAA Schwartz Roofing donated $5,000 as a Founding member. However, the Port Charlotte company has been a Founding Member since 2010 when Don Schwartz Sr. also contributed $5,000 to the Foundation. The latest con... Read More

Reflecting on the Recent Past with an Eye on the Future Mon, Dec 04, 2023 FRSA has several important committees that help evaluate these proposals and formulate our positions. Codes Committee reviews our progress and approves proposals during meetings held in conjunction with the quarterly Board of Directors meetings. Thes... Read More

Tallahassee Tidbits Mon, Nov 27, 2023 Chris Dawson, Attorney, GrayRobinson The Legislature is slowly preparing for the 2024 Regular Session and October saw the commencement of committee weeks with a slew of agency reports and budget forecast updates. Bill drafts are starting to trickl... Read More

Industry Updates - November 2023 Mon, Nov 27, 2023 CORE Roofing Systems Has Acquired McCurdy-Walden Inc. Founded in 1986, McCurdy-Walden, a roofing contractor serving North Florida, has been acquired by CORE Roofing Systems. McCurdy-Walden is a full-service roofing contractor that provides roof repl... Read More

Miami-Dade Pushes Proposed Heat Standards Wed, Oct 25, 2023 This summer, the nation has been experiencing record heat from coast to coast and Miami-Dade officials have recognized how hazardous the high temperatures are for outdoor workers. However, their proposed solution could, in many ways, do more harm tha... Read More

2023 FRSA Year in Review Sun, Oct 15, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director FRSA’s fiscal year has just ended and it has been another incredibly successful year for the Association. I used to comment that each year we had just completed was one of the busiest ever – now I reali... Read More

A Weak Link in Florida’s Roofing Underlayment Requirements Sun, Oct 01, 2023 FRSA labored hard over the last three years to improve the underlayment code in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Building Commission approved new code over the opposition of Miami-Dade County building officials but the enforcement battle has yet to be ... Read More

We'd Be Outraged Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Florida insurance companies have been pressing the industry to replace perfectly good roofs in order for a homeowner or business owner to maintain property insurance. The practice is not sustainable. The Florida legislature has taken steps to preserv... Read More

FRSA: “Amendment 2 is Bad for Florida’s Workforce” Thu, Oct 15, 2020 FRSA Joins Florida’s Business Community in Opposing Raising Florida’s Minimum Wages Read More

FRSA Urges Homeowners to Use Caution When Hiring for Reroofing or Roof Repairs Fri, Oct 19, 2018 Homeowners need to make sure they hire only Florida licensed contractors for repairs or replacements of their homes and property. Florida Statues require that roofing contractors be licensed through the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (... Read More

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