Low Slope Roof Training

     We recently held a mandatory, in-house training session for all of our roofers. Weatherbond Roofing Systems, who is a major manufacturer of TPO and PVC low slope roofing, was present to add insight. Weatherbond is Valentine Roofing’s product manufacturer of choice for low slope roofing products. We like our training sessions to be hands on so we set up …

Roof Repairs

For a while now we’ve been getting calls for roofing repairs and have had to simply say “Sorry, we don’t offer that.” But that has changed! For those homeowners that don’t need a full roof replacement, but only small repairs, we’ve got you covered. From leak repairs to small projects such as garage or gazebo roofs, we do it all. …

CPR/First Aid Training

We recently had Marlo Holloway from An Ounce of Prevention (www.acprclass.com) come and provide first aid and CPR training for our crew leaders. They went over how to treat medical and injury emergencies, adult CPR, as well as relief from chocking. This is just another example of our commitment to continuing education and the safety for our employees.

How to Compare Roofing Bids

I have run into a number of people recently who are using a spreadsheet to compare and contrast their various roofing bids. While I can see some benefits to this approach, I would add a few words of caution as well. The benefits may include stacking up each companies’ scope of work or “specs” against each other in an effort to determine …

Will Your Roofer Lien Your House?

Even though the roofing industry seems to be in an upswing, more and more liens are getting filed against homeowners. My material suppliers informed me that they are sending out liens on a regular basis. This means weekly and sometimes daily. A material supplier (Stoneway, Allied, Pioneer, and ABC for example) is the company who sells the roofing products used on …