Tag Archives: Contractors
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… Read more
What would the resume of someone with a “PHD in Roofing” look like? Probably a lot like the path Dan Rutkowski, Owner of DDR Roofing in Daytona Beach, Florida has taken. After earning a B. A. in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, Dan went to work for… Read more
Eugene, OR – TRI President, Rick Olson, announces that the Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) joins with the Florida Roofing Contractors Association (FRSA) in encouraging Florida homeowners to hire only Florida licensed and insured roofing contractors for upcoming storm damage repairs.
Roofing is an industry of strong people. Every roofing business that can survive boom and bust economic cycles, weather anomalies and the daily grind of a physically challenging and competitive trade can be admired. Traits that contribute to stability:
Rugged, seasoned individuals who started as their own foreman and salesperson.… Read more
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… Read more
It used to be that everyone you met in the roofing industry started out “On the Roof”. It also used to be that when you met a woman in the roofing industry, her husband owned the company. Things have changed and women are filling all types of roles, and the… Read more
We are currently updating the TRI Website
, and the first feature to go live is a new Contractor Search. To try it out go to www.tileroofing.org
and click on “Find A Contractor”.
If you don’t see your listing, your certification has likely expired. You can easily renew on-line by… Read more
Russ Vieselmeyer www.lrs-construction.com
is a roofing contractor based in Tacoma, Washington. LRS serves the Greater Puget Sound area but has traveled to neighboring states for special projects. Russ is a Certified Installer with the Tile Roofing Institute, recently renewing by attending the class in Louisville, CO. Gracemont Mansion is a… Read more
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Bill Burke is President of Burke Roofing, Inc.
in Reno, Nevada. Saying Bill is just an enthusiastic person is like saying the Golden Gate is just a bridge. It’s true, but until you see it for yourself you just can’t imagine. He’s full of energy and pride… Read more
“Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, I’ll remember.
Involve me, I’ll understand”
Our two hour Hands On Training & Demo covers the installation basics: underlayment, flashing and layout.
On site at Roof Check, Inc. in Denver, over 20 members of the Roof Check team attended a hands on training. While… Read more
The classroom training is based on the Moderate Climate Guide and provides an excellent understanding of the minimum technical requirements. The classroom discussions about various options and installation techniques can provide the experienced roofer with insights they may not have considered. But “cut the tile, fit the flashing and determine… Read more