Fall Protection for Roofing Workers

When working on an exterior home design project there are few areas as dangerous as the roof. When you get multiple workers within a small area, as we...

4 Ways We Keep Our Roofing Contractors Safe!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports roofing to be among one of the most dangerous and injury-prone jobs a person could have. It ranks right up ther...

Roofing in the Summer Heat

Roofing when the temperatures get well into the ’90s and hotter can be a challenge to anyone installing a roof. From my perspective being an install...

Q & A – Climbing up on a roof the right way.

I received a question last week from Don in Virginia, he asked, “I just bought a newly built home, and while the roof shingles were being instal...

Safety on a Roof – Dangers of Doing Your Own Roof

Every year there are job site injuries where the pros get hurt or even die. Roofing falls, cuts from metal, electrical shocks, eye punctures from flyi...

Q & A – Barge Rafter…How do I replace one.

“When you have a peak about 30′ up on the side of a house with a wall all the way up, how do pros install the fascia? Do they use scaffolding ...

Ladder Safety for Roofing

Whether you are a professional or a do it your self guy ladder falls can injure or even kill you. Did you know OSHA requires your ladder to be three f...

Roofing In Summer Heat Means Hydrate

Roofing in the heat of the summer months can be really challenging. Exerting one’s self like hard work done up on a roof requires hydration, esp...

Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety is a very important thing to be aware of when accessing the roof, cleaning the gutters or just general maintenance around the home. It m...

Roofing Tear Off, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Tearing off a roof. Many home-owners think it is a simple thing to rent a dumpster, get some buddies together and tear off the roof. This is a great w...