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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...

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...

Roof Inspection VS Estimate

Roof Inspection VS Estimate

For the last several years of my contracting life, my entire business model focused on realtors. Realtors need roof inspections, roof certifications, and small repairs. One of the challenges that I faced working with realtors was the free estimate and paid inspection dilemma. Most roofers offer "free estimates." Most people don't understand the...

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...

Roofing 101 the basics

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 by the way, if your roof is leaking, that means it has failed, do not wait for a failure in any component of your business before taking care of it. So why do we need a roof?

To keep the...