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Building Code For Roofer

I was working on a report today, and as usual, I was referring to various authoritative documents.  And I thought "Hey the people who come to might site might like this one" This link will take right to the Internation Building Code for roofing and roof assemblies.  It is a pretty great reference when you need to know something or cite an authoritative source.

https://codes.iccsafe.org/...

The ABCs of Indemnity Agreements and Additional Insured Endorsements

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The ABCs of Indemnity Agreements and Additional Insured Endorsements

Understanding your business’s risk exposures is the cornerstone to managing them. Whether your business relies on outside vendors to provide goods and services, or you’re a provider of goods and services to your clients, you should be aware of how to take contractual precautions to protect...

Help! I am Afraid of a Bee

Within the past few months in my CPR and first aid classes I have had construction workers say they have epinephrine pens because they have severe allergic reactions to bees. What really disturbs me, in one class, one guy said that he told his coworkers where his pen is, and that one bee sting can kill him and his coworkers started making jokes out of it.  This type of allergic reaction is...

4 Things I Learned From Greg Hayne On Service

4 Things I Learned From Greg Hayne On Service

 

At the FRSA in 2019, I had the pleasure of sitting in and listening to Greg Hayne, who is considered the guru of building service departments for commercial roofers.

I not only had the chance to listen but also had the chance to go up and pick his brain after attending.

There was a lot to take in but I wanted to share...

What does it mean to be a professional

 

 

What does it mean to be a professional?  Does it mean dressing nice and being overly polite? Does it mean constantly smiling and shaking hands all day? What does being professional mean?

Dressing nice and speaking to people politely are certain things that professionals do. However, those things aren't what makes them a professional. Instead, those are the natural...

Gallons per square or mil thickness which is better?

Which is it?  Gallons per square or dry mil thickness.  If you ever had a roof coated or coated a roof, you should have heard one or both of these terms. "Gallons per square" and or "mil thickness."  

Let's start by talking about how the coating works. To do that, I am going to use acrylic coating as my "coating." Since it is the most commonly used coating material, often referred to as...

Is "building code" the law?

In this article we will discuss briefly what building code is, is it the law and how you can find out if the building code applies to you.

What is building code?

The building code intends to protect the public from harmful or dangerous construction. Poorly constructed buildings can harbor a multitude of problems. From health problems that resulted from poor ventilation to...

Specifications, Scope of work, Industry Standards, Arizona Workmanship Standards, Building Code, and All the Above

In this article, we will discuss the differences between a job specification, scope of work, industry standards, Arizona workmanship standards, and the building code. Knowing the differences, similarities, and how each applies to your project will help you be a more efficient contractor.

It has been evident to me over the past few years as a roof consultant, that there is much...

Heat Emergencies

This article will describe the differences between a heat emergency and heat stroke and how to be prepared for working in the heat. 

When you took the job in the construction industry, you accepted a situation that puts you outside in the hot, summer heat. If you do not leave your house prepared for working in the heat you could suffer some severe health symptoms. 

Sometimes you...

Construction Payment Rights in Arizona

In 2010, the Arizona legislature revamped the laws governing the payment of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers who performed work on or supplied materials to privately-funded projects within the State. These changes are intended to ensure the prompt payment of licensed construction personnel who perform their obligations in accordance with the contract documents. However, contracting...

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