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2020 Roofing Expo Called Off

Dear Members & Supporters of the Roofing Industry,

The ARCA Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to call off ARCA’s 51st Annual Expo scheduled for September 24-26, 2020 at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort in Maricopa, AZ due to the current and future impact of the COVID-...


The Western States Roofing Contractors Association is proud to announce the appointment of Joel Viera, CAE, to serve as the association’s Executive Director. “We are very much looking forward to having Joel lead the next chapter for WSRCA,” said Leo Ibarra, President of the WSRCA...

Roofer Shoots Himself

Henry Staggs, RRO

Progressive Roofing won the bid for the roof work at Canyon del Oro High School. One of their workers brought a gun and shot himself in the leg. Heroes rushed in to save...

Are you burned out?

Henry Staggs, RRO



Roofing is hard work, and it demands so much of your time. When you speak to most people in the roofing industry. The story is nearly the same. They took a part-time and temporary job in the roofing industry. Years, even...

Here’s how to prepare your roof for monsoon season BY ROSIE ROMERO, HOST AND OWNER OF ROSIEONTHEHOUSE.COMJUNE 4, 2020 AT 4:00 PM  

Homeowners that are new to Arizona may be surprised to know that we have enough rain to cause concern for leaky roofs.

Arizona roofs work hard all year, especially during the monsoon season.


Henry Staggs, RRO

May 14th, 2020

The shortage of skilled labor

Writing this article was pretty tough for me. The labor shortage is a dynamic issue. It's hard to nail it down to any particular thing. There are many factors that contribute to the problem...

Henry Staggs, RRO

May 13th, 2020

It's a crime!

I was on the phone today with a roofing estimator. He decided that he was leaving the roofing industry, which brakes my heart. We need more good guys, not fewer. He told me about his...

Putting America Back to Work

Bob Olson Candidate for Congress 

May 7, 2020 Educational Neglect is the cause of our Crumbling Infrastructure

Public Education in America has been robbed blind. Giving tax breaks to corporations while cutting funding to our education system has left its mark on America’s crumbling infrastructure. Where the...