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Is your contractor safe

By Henry Staggs

July, 18th, 2021

For a long time now I have been asking various insurance people "what happens if a roofer is injured working on a home and the contractor does not have the right insurance?" Perhaps the answer is too policy-specific to give me an answer, but so far I am...

Lakeland roofing contractor pays more than $51K in back wages, penalties after US Department of Labor uncovers overtime, child labor violations | U.S. Department of Labor (


Comments by: Henry Staggs

July 17th, 2021

Times are changing and we better change with...

What is The School of Roofing

by Henry Staggs, RRO

June 28th, 2021


Well simply put is a concept that works sort of like a franchise. It is a recruiting training program and also an opportunity for anyone else to plant their own School of Roofing. Using the same curricula, marketing, and recruiting...

Aint ... aint a word,

Yes, I know "Ain't"... ain't a word. Well, technically, it is a word. Just not an accepted word, a proper word. A word that "intelligent" people use. As we all know, "intelligent" people attend university, get a better education, become doctors, lawyers,' engineers' and designers,' right?


Why HOA's shoot themselves and their clients in the foot

Henry Staggs, RRO

May 23, 2021


I realize this might be a touchy topic for some folks. And while I don't intend to offend anyone, I can't imagine writing something like this and not offending someone. Just know from the start, that...

Jury awards Florida woman $48M - For a roof leak!

Jury awards Florida woman $48M for sickness caused by mold (

Henry Staggs, RRO

May 4th, 2021

As a consultant, you can imagine the number of calls I get that go something like this "I hired this roofer and he...

The School of Roofing 

Moving forward

by: Henry Staggs RRO 

April 11, 2021


 Years of use by thousands of students

The masonry students at The East Valley Institute of Technology built a structure for the fire-fighting students. Once the construction technologies classes finish with...

Labor Shortage?

We are experiencing a labor shortage in the roofing industry, and it needs to be resolved fast. If not, we might be looking at a serious crisis. Without the workers to get it done, well, nothing gets done. Or worse, having untrained and unqualified workers might even be worse. And it's not just on the...