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Licensing in Texas?

RCAT Provides Training and Voluntary Licensing  As they say, everything is bigger in Texas. The homes are big, and roofing them is a challenge. Roof pitches are steep; spires and dramatic architectural details are common. And then there is the weather: heat like Phoenix, rain like Florida, high wind, occasional tornadoes, and hail the size of

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Ask the Expert: “Do the (fastener) guidelines in Tables 1A and 1B apply to the underlayment”

We had several “Ask the Expert” questions regarding underlayment fastening recently. Below are 2 questions from an attorney and responses from TRI President and Technical Director Rick Olson. Question #1 – “Do the guidelines in Tables 1A and 1B regarding “Attachment Type of Fasteners” that call for ¾ penetration apply to the underlayment?” Response – Table 1A

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TRI Training at PetersenDean Sales Summit

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar invited TRI to teach a seminar on tile roofing at their annual Sales Summit in early January. We were impressed with PetersenDean’s organization and their commitment to training. “TRI did one of the best roofing seminars that I have every attended. The orientation to their training material, the big picture training

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The Importance of Proper Layout

“When I see a home with a tile roof, my first thought is, ‘Nice roof’. A roof goes from ‘nice’ to ‘Wow, that roof is spectacular!’ when the installer pays attention to the details. Some details that make a difference are appropriate flashings, or chimney, skylight and wall metal work that is consistent and does

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