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Digging Deeper into Ian's Destruction - December 2022 Mon, Dec 05, 2022 As I finished last month’s column (www.floridaroof.com/frm11-22p12), I had just returned from hurricane damage reconnaissance in areas north of where Hurricane Ian made landfall. Read More

Use the FRSA-TRI Tile Manual to Properly Install Tile Hip and Ridge Members - November 2022 Wed, Nov 30, 2022 Proper installation of hip and ridge roof tile is likely to be the difference between a roof that withstands the uplift pressures of a high wind event and one that fails to protect the building it covers. Let’s look at important components of properl... Read More

The Future of Roofing: Solar Partnerships - November 2022 Mon, Nov 28, 2022 Solar energy is prospering and business-savvy roofing contractors are taking action. As the solar industry booms, partnerships between roofing contractors and solar companies offer various benefits for all parties, including business growth, access t... Read More

The Codes are Working: Newer Buildings Tended to Protect Better During Ian - November 2022 Fri, Nov 25, 2022 At the October Florida Building Commission meeting in Gainesville, Dr. David Prevatt of the UF Department of Civil Engineering, presented preliminary findings to the Commission on the effects of Hurricane Ian to buildings in the area of impact. Read More

Safety Meetings - November 2022 Wed, Nov 23, 2022 “Safety meetings are a waste of time and money.” There, I said it. It is often said that meetings to discuss safety topics are a waste of time, money and resources. Read More

Potential Challenge to Right-to-Work Laws - November 2022 Mon, Nov 21, 2022 Florida is a right-to-work state. When you hear the phrase right-to-work law, you may not be completely sure what it means. For example, do these laws give employees the right to work or do they give employers rights? Neither one, really. Read More

Post Storm Event - Considerations For Repairing Damaged Concrete and Clay Roofing Tiles - November 2022 Fri, Nov 18, 2022 The Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRIA) is an industry trade association comprised of roof tile manufacturers, roofing contractors and suppliers dedicated to the advancement of tile roofing. Properly installed tile roofs last longer than most compa... Read More

Industry Updates - November 2022 Wed, Nov 16, 2022 Updates in the roofing industry for November 2022. Read More

Ian Leaves Broken Hearts, Hopefully It Can Also Open Eyes - November 2022 Mon, Nov 14, 2022 I’m writing this article roughly a week after Hurricane Ian battered the state as one of the largest and deadliest hurricanes to hit Florida since 1935. Coincidentally, last month I discussed the potential of a similar scenario to Ian and the impact ... Read More

Financial Management for Your Roofing Business, Part Two - November 2022 Fri, Nov 11, 2022 Last month, in part one of my article, Financial Management for Your Roofing Business, we focused on financial management as a whole and what makes the roofing and construction industry financial management unique to other sectors of businesses. Read More

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