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Roofing is at once a profitable and a dangerous industry. Beyond the obvious risks, such as a worker getting injured on the job, there are threats such as ransomware. Read More >>
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This is the first in a multi-part series on “How to start or grow a true service department.” Read More >>
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Each year, the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation seeks to create and present industry specific courses that not only educate but engage contractors in changes that affect their livelihood. Read More >>
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The fifth preference classification for employ­ment-based immigration, more commonly referred to as the EB-5 green card, is an employment-based green card, whereby the immigrant invests a certain amount of money into a business, creates a certain number of jobs and receives a green card to come to the U.S. to manage the business. The EB-5 Program was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Read More >>
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Attic ventilation is an important component in the creation of optimal environmental conditions in any residence or structure. Properly venting the attic space helps ensure a healthier environment and conserve energy. Attic ventilation may also reduce the build-up of ice dams in cold areas and play an import­ant role in prolonging the life of the roof. Ventilation requires the free flow of air, which may be achieved using various methods and products. A proper ven­tilation system supports superior air movement by exhausting air from the upper vents (exhaust), causing a natural vacuum effect that draws air in through the lower vents or soffit (intake). Read More >>
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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 (CILB), a division of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). Read More >>
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The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) reminds consumers that certain projects require a Florida state- licensed professional. Hiring a state-licensed professional offers personal and financial protection to consumers. State-licensed professionals are required to comply with building codes and can be covered by homeowner's insurance. Read More >>
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Operation Blue Roof 1-888-ROOF-BLU (7663-258) is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The purpose of Operation Blue Roof is to provide homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforce sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs. Read More >>
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CPC deploys multi-platform Public Service Announcement campaign warning about dangers of signing AOBs. Read More >>
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An Overview of the Federal FEMA-US Army Corp of Engineers Blue Roof Temporary Assistance Program Read More >>

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