Robert McNamara Receives Prestigious NRCA J.A. Piper Award

Robert McNamara (right) poses with 2017 J.A. Piper Award winner Bruce McCrory (left) on Feb. 7 in New Orleans. NRCA has announced Robert McNamara, president of F.J.A. Christiansen Roofing Co. Inc., a Tecta America company, is the 71st recipient of its annual J.A....

RoofersCoffeeShop.com releases 2017 Trends Survey Results

Latest survey focuses on top business issues with labor number one concern. RoofersCoffeeShop.com, the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business, has released their 2017 Trends Survey results. Their most recent survey features...

Roofing and Social Media Success

So, what is the big deal about social media anyway? By Heidi J. Ellsworth As roofing professionals, many contractors look at Facebook, Linked In and Google+ as something from another planet.  But contractors are finding that going forward social media will be one of...

GAF Salutes the Troops and Highlights Technology at IRE

Special guest Mike Rowe, “the dirtiest man on TV,” helped GAF offer a “Salute to Our Troops” at the GAF booth during this year’s International Roofing Expo in New Orleans. He also offered his thoughts on the labor shortage that is currently plaguing our industry....

Bad News for Algae is Great News for Homeowners

GAF announces patent-pending algae-fighting breakthrough Many homeowners get a special feeling of pride when they see the rich textures and precise colors of a beautifully-installed new roof. It ties all of their other design choices together. It symbolizes a...

GAF e360 Update

Industry’s First 3D Visualizer adds Exclusivity, Speed, and Convenience GAF launched its proprietary e360 3D Visualizer and Estimator, powered by HOVER, at the 2016 International Roofer’s Expo in Las Vegas. In the two brief years since that announcement, thousands of...