October 2020 Blog Archive

"Durable Roofs That Can Withstand the Worst of Mother Nature" - A Bold Statement Indeed! - October 2020 Wed, Oct 21, 2020 Most conscientious roofing contractors would never try to sell a roof using that kind of hyperbole. We know that these kinds of statements cause misconceptions and represent clearly unobtainable objectives. Read More
By Mike SIlvers, CPRC, FRSA Technical Director

Legal Issues with IBHS’ New FORTIFIED Program - October 2020 Wed, Oct 21, 2020 As some may be aware, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has recently unveiled a new certification available to roofers under the moniker “FORTIFIED” (see www.fortifiedhome.org). Read More
By Trent Cotney, FRSA General Counsel, Cotney Construction Law

Upset Alert! Incumbent Losses During the 2020 Primary Election - October 2020 Wed, Oct 21, 2020 Anticipation for election surprises has grown over the last few months (years?) as we inch closer to the general election in November. Read More
By Chris Dawson, FRSA Legislative Counsel

Rethinking Workplace Wellness - October 2020 Mon, Oct 19, 2020 The year 2020 will likely be remembered as a wellness crisis. Over the past six months, the COVID-19 public health crisis has evolved into an economic and mental health crisis. Read More
By Jared Mongold, Employee Benefits Specialist, Insurance Office of America

Pay the IRS What’s Due - October 2020 Sat, Oct 17, 2020 Don’t steal from yourself. That sounds silly, but it’s what I call hiding personal and business income. Read More
By Lee Rust, Owner, Florida Corporate Finance

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
By Gray Robinson

Making the Leap from Residential to Commercial Roofing: Not-So-Obvious Things You Need to Know - October 2020 Thu, Oct 15, 2020 As a business owner, you dream of growing your life’s work from a fledgling solopreneurship to a mid-size business and beyond. Whether increasing production, launching new products or services, expanding your territory or taking the leap from residen... Read More
By Carol J. Alexander

High Performance Water-Based Field-Applied Organic Finishes for Architectural Restoration - October 2020 Sun, Oct 11, 2020 In 1965, Kynar 500 based architectural finishes were first introduced to the market and over the next 30 years became the architectural coating of choice for major architectural firms worldwide. Read More
By Ron Patridge, Sr. Account Manager Fluoropolymer Coatings NA, Arkema Inc.; Erin Neff, Director of Mar

FRSA's New Home - October 2020 Fri, Oct 09, 2020 FRSA’s new building is finished and we moved in at the end of July. Read More
By Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director

Empower Your Field Leaders - October 2020 Wed, Oct 07, 2020 Roofing companies vary in size, as do the size and complexity of their projects. Read More
By John Kenney, Cotney Consulting Group

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