June 2022 Blog Archive

When to Use Promissory Estoppel - June 2022 Thu, Jun 30, 2022 As a contractor, you likely know that a clear, thorough contract is essential to every project. And you also know that when the owner requests extra work or any other revision, a written change order is required. However, there are times when the own... Read More

The Potential of GAF's Innovative New Recycled Asphalt Shingles for Florida Roofers - June 2022 Mon, Jun 27, 2022 More than 75 percent of households in the United States are covered by asphalt shingle roofs. At the end of a roof’s lifespan, these shingles are increasingly ending up in landfills as other recycling options, such as repurposing old shingles into pa... Read More

The Importance of Creating an Employee Handbook - June 2022 Fri, Jun 24, 2022 Getting your employees all on the same page requires that you onboard them correctly from the beginning with your company policies and procedures, vision and culture and how to stay compliant on the job. The best way to accomplish this is by creating... Read More

Industry Updates - June 2022 Mon, Jun 20, 2022 Adam Bruce has been promoted to North Florida District manager at building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. The company’s North Florida District includes 16 locations throughout the northern part of the state. Read More

How Digital Reporting Can Increase Customer Satisfaction - June 2022 Fri, Jun 17, 2022 In the construction industry, projects often last several weeks or even months. Most customers expect to receive periodic updates as work is completed. Keeping your customers informed with detailed, accurate field data boosts overall satisfaction and... Read More

Happy 100! Gubernatorial Appointments and Special Session - June 2022 Mon, Jun 13, 2022 First and foremost, a BIG congratulations on 100 years of FRSA! This Association has a rich history and an exceptionally bright future and it truly is an honor to represent you in Tallahassee. Read More

FRSA's Position on Premature Roof Replacement is Being Heard - June 2022 Sat, Jun 11, 2022 A short time ago I received a somewhat cryptic message from FRSA’s lobbyist Chris Dawson that said, “Breaking News. Mike – your 25% rule mod may be getting fast-tracked.” A little background will help you understand why I described the message as cry... Read More

FRSA's Position on Excessive Roofing Material Disposal - June 2022 Thu, Jun 09, 2022 Many residential property insurance carriers in Florida are requiring policyholders with asphalt shingle roofs to replace those roofs every ten years, regardless of the roof’s condition, or face the loss of their homeowner’s insurance. This requireme... Read More

FRSA - 100 Years Strong - June 2022 Tue, Jun 07, 2022 Throughout 2022, this column will recap some of FRSA’s rich history, through accounts from meeting minutes and a published book called FRSA The First Half Century. Read More

Busy Summer Months - President's Column - June 2022 Sun, Jun 05, 2022 There’s an old English Proverb – April showers bring May flowers – but it’s now June and we haven’t seen much rain lately. I guess it’s time to do the “rain dance” that my kids used to do in hopes of producing much-needed rain. We must be one of the ... Read More

Beat the Heat - June 2022 Fri, Jun 03, 2022 In Florida, it is often said that while we have four seasons, we only experience two types of weather: hot and scalding hot. The humidity in the air causes the temperature to feel warmer than the same temperature would feel in other locations. For th... Read More

2022 Convention & Expo Frequently Asked Questions - June 2022 Wed, Jun 01, 2022 What is the Convention? FRSA’s Convention and Expo run concurrently and has been an annual event for 100 years. This year’s Convention consists of 27 educational seminars, golf, fishing, rifle and pistol shooting tournaments, the Welcome Reception, ... Read More