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Standard Setting Associations

ICC -About the International Code Council

The International Code Council is a member-focused association with over 64,000 members. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the...

TPO thermoplastic polyolefin

The TPO thermoplastic polyolefin Single Ply Roof System


TPO is a single-ply roof system, as opposed to a built-up roof system having several layers of roofing materials. TPO and other single-ply systems have one roof membrane.


The system components

These components not installed in every TPO System

The deck Air barrier when specified for the...

Roofing 101

Roofing 101 the basics

In this article, we will discuss the basic science of roofing, how it works, a brief look at the history of the development of the modern roof systems we have today.

Why do we need a roof?

For most people, the roof is out of sight and out of mind, about the only time anyone other than a roofer thinks about roofing is when theirs’s is leaking. Oh and...

Trade Associations

What is a trade association?

Trade association noun an association of people or companies in a particular business or trade organized to promote their common interests.

Why should you join a trade association?

If you care about the industry that feeds you and you want to see it become better and grow. One of the best way...

Who is the ROC Registrar Of Contractors and why does it matter


Who is the ROC

The Registrar of Contractors established in 1931 to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public concerning construction in Arizona. It is their job to investigate complaints against licensed contractors and work to resolve them. These folks have much power to do what they do, and when they do their job right, they are a tremendous benefit to our society...

What to do if you think you need a lawyer

So you think you need an attorney?

Just like all tradespersons are not the same, some good others not so good. Some specialized in some trades and clueless on others. So it is also true with attorneys, they are also people some are good and others not so much, and each one specializing in some area of the law.

If you have reached a point that you are looking for an...

How to market to and work with realtors

Making money with realtors

Most the roofers I deal with would rather cut off one of their own toes then work with a real estate agent, and I do understand why. I also understand that if you tweak your service department, assuming you have one, some. Realtors can be a beautiful profit center. The work they require is usually small, does not take much time and the margins can be...

Who is ADOSH?

In this article, we will discuss who ADOSH is, what they do, how to reach out to them if you need help, and what to do if you see something hazardous on a job site.

ADOSH or Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health is the Industrial Commission of Arizona's muscle enforcing occupational and health laws in Arizona, excluding mining operations, native American...

The Industrial Commission of Arizona

The Industrial Commission of Arizona 

The Industrial Commission of Arizona administers and enforces state laws relating to the protection of life, health, safety, and welfare of Arizona's employees. Including laws relating to workers' compensation, occupational safety and health,...

Roofer, make money with Realtors

In this article we will discuss why working with realtors can be an additional profit center for your roofing company, why realtors can be so hard to work with, how to market to them effectively, what services to offers and how to service them in a way that makes money for your company.

Making money with realtors

Most the roofers I deal with would rather cut off one of their toes then...