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Labor Day: Stepping Up to Meet the Need

The upcoming 3 day weekend celebrates you, the American worker. We think it’s a perfect time to celebrate the people that bring great depth and experience to the classroom and have helped us meet the increased demand for training. The construction boom, the hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida, and quality companies investing in training

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Tile Penetration Flashing MC-02

Ask the Expert – Tile Penetration Flashings

A recent Ask the Expert question illustrates how the TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual can be a resource for contractors in the field. The response was provided by TRI National Training Manager, John Jensen. Question – When repairing older tile roofs, sometimes there is mortar around the pipes. Can we repair the mortar or are

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Building Boom

Building and Roofing Boom Firing On All Cylinders

A growing economy, increased demand for housing, low interest rates and a hurricane season that devastated areas of Florida and Texas. All are making 2018 one of the busiest ever for tile roofing contractors and installers. Hurricane Irma struck South Florida with Marco Island seemingly the primary target. Hurricane Harvey hit Houston bringing rain, flooding

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TRI contractor search map

TRI Certification and Membership

“I joined TRI, will I be listed in the Contractor Search?” Below is a description of the two listings that we offer on our website, with an explanation of how they are separate but related. TRI Contractor Search The TRI “Find a Contractor” page allows website visitors to search for a TRI Certified contractor, mfr/supplier,

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Welcome to Eastmark

Assembly Line in Eastmark, Arizona

Eastmark is a 3,200 acre master-planned community East of Phoenix, AZ. With 15,000 homes planned, 2,500 are either complete, being built or in the permit process. America Roofing, (Phoenix/Tucson) is putting tile on all of them. It’s an impressive site: semi loads of tile warehoused on dead end streets, waiting their turn to be hoisted

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