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August 2020 Blog Archive

Suicide: Know the Risks - August 2020 Sun, Aug 30, 2020 Enhancing suicide awareness in the workplace can support employees’ mental health Read More

Skylight Options for Your Customers - August 2020 Fri, Aug 28, 2020 We are all aware that skylights are very popular in the Florida market. Read More

Silicone Roof Coating Primers - August 2020 Wed, Aug 26, 2020 One of the main benefits of silicone roof coatings is that, in most cases, primers are not necessary. Read More

Rooftop Solar Installations: The Responsibility of the Roofing Contractor - August 2020 Mon, Aug 24, 2020 Powering a home or business with the sun is becoming increasingly popular in the Sunshine State and beyond. Read More

Roof Drainage System Considerations, Part 1 - August 2020 Sat, Aug 22, 2020 As roofing contractors, we endeavor to keep water outside of structures. With most roof drainage designs, we direct the water to the outside of the structure, but there are exceptions to this. Read More

One Roof - August 2020 Thu, Aug 20, 2020 I had just graduated from high school and needed to find a way to make some money before heading off to college in the fall. My parents suggested that I call my Uncle Bob to see if there were any positions at his roofing company in Florida that I cou... Read More

FRSA Self Insurers Fund Returns $6 Million in Dividends - August 2020 Tue, Aug 18, 2020 Based on another great year, the FRSA Self Insurers Fund (SIF) has returned $6 million dollars to just over 300 insured members who were insured with the SIF as of December 31, 2019. Read More

FRSA Building Update - August 2020 Sun, Aug 16, 2020 We’re on the home stretch! The paint on the exterior of our building was donated by Bostik and Arkema and is a Kynar latex paint, NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings. Read More

Do Roofers Relinquish This Roof to Waterproofers? - August 2020 Fri, Aug 14, 2020 As a roofing contractor that has worked primarily in Miami for the last 32 years, I’ve witnessed a lot of changes to our industry. One of the biggest is the encroachment of waterproofing above occupied or conditioned space or, in other words, what us... Read More

COVID-19 Restrictions and Heat-Related Injuries and Illness - August 2020 Wed, Aug 12, 2020 As Florida temperatures reach the hottest time of the year, it is important to note that 50-70 percent of heat fatalities occur during the first few days of working in hot environments (while the body acclimates). Read More

Assemble Costs, Mark Ups and Establish a Review Process - August 2020 Mon, Aug 10, 2020 In part 1 (Review and Validate Your Estimating Process – Florida Roofing, July 2020), we discussed how the estimating process begins with a comprehensive understanding of your project’s scope of work and knowledgeable and well-trained estimators foll... Read More

Asphalt as a Sustainable Roofing Option - August 2020 Sat, Aug 08, 2020 When thinking of sustainability in roofing, it may not be often that asphalt comes to mind. Read More