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  1. Marketing & Sales
    Hello I am a General Contractor, but mostly I do Roofing. I am looking for a good source for leads. I am Already using, i am really happy with their service and their prices are reasonable, however i want to use couple of sources not just one, so if anybody has...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I would really appreciate it if there were some experienced roofers that could stop by and drop some useful tips and tricks they have acquired over the years it would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance i am very glad to be here! Anything helps guys i know you can do it... .:clap...
  3. Roofing
    What do you think about installing metal over top of shingles??I see people use 1x4 furring strips with a titanium underlayment. This seems to be very cost efficient but really don't know about long term. Please let me know your thoughts and experiences..
  4. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I'm looking for a good catch phrase for the company for a flyer we are making, the company revolves around windows, doors, roofing, siding, custom kitchen jobs, finish work, basically a little bit of everything! if someone can help me with a good, no a great catch phrase, then it will be...
  5. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Fast growing General Contractor looking for competitive roofing, siding, and gutter subcontractors. Please call Peter Meyers 708-293-1301 serious inquiries only. Must be insured and bonded. Chicago Land Area
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is James, I work for a small contracting company, J&J Stafford, LLC. We do roofing, siding, drywall, all kinds of general carpentry/new construction/remodeling. We prefer to serve other builders as a sub-contractor, but work directly for homeowners as well. :thumbsup:
  7. Roofing
    Just wondering, where you guys taking your leads from. I do commercial roofs, but mostly as a sub, I'm doing my own bids using bluebook now, I don't think it's enough, what sources would you guys recommend to get leads from. What software are you using? I'm in area of Philadelphia, PA. I also...
  8. Roofing
    Hello All, This is my first post on this site, and i'm not sure if I'm putting this in the right section. I'm working on a mold remediation project for a large warehouse with an exposed plywood roof. The warehouse is a standard wood framed building that had its roof replaced last summer...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Mike here, from KOLA Construction. MY background is in residential properties. I have bought, sold, wholesaled, managed hundreds of properties all over the country. I also manage our Denver operation for Kola Construction. This company does a lot of storm work, so we're strong in exteriors...
  10. Roofing
    I subd out a job and it's been 2 weeks and he still hasn't paid me. He's been lying since the job was completed saying he didn't have the check yet, saying the bank put a hold on it because it was an insurance check...on and on. Come to find out from the homeowner, he was paid the last day we...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, Hope all is well, and I wish all contractors the best of luck!
  12. Contractor Licensing
    I am a licensed GC in Florida. I am interested in what types of roofing procedures I am allow to self perform under my license before I am required bring in a licensed roofer to pull permit. 1. Can I self perform residential re-roofs that consist of tearing off old shingles and replacing them...
  13. Roofing
    What is better bewtween certainteed and gafelk between there 3tab 25 yr and the architecural 30 yr
  14. Roofing
    What is the difference between the double laminate and the triple laminate, the impact resistant offers a presidential double and a landmark triple?
  15. Roofing
    What is the difference between the certainteed landmark TL impact and the presidential shake, I noticed one had a double laminate and the other a triple but what does that mean and what is overall difference, cost and better?
  16. General Discussion
    I am stuck..... I have a four year old roof with OSB as a base and Timberline 50 year shingles over OSB. This winter when there was a horrible ice storm with 70 mile an hour winds followed by a thaw and another ice storm of the same force. I noticed a section of shingles that was about 12' x...
  17. Roofing
    Can anyone tell me where to find info on the rules for blue roof in Texas after a hurricane? actual install not price
  18. General Discussion
    I'm taking the residential/industrial exam for my Illinois roofing license on Wednesday. I thought all books were available online but turns out only one of them is. Does anyone out there have the required books they would be willing to sell and in doing so REALLY help a guy out?
  19. Roofing
    I have a 40 year old house in Southern Ontario with a belly in it. It runs from ridge to the facia and from gable end to gable end. The trusses appear to be hand cut and made on site. What would be a way of taking the belly out of it. They used 1x6 boards to cover it. I tought of laying out a...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone. Garabar's a roofing and general contractor in South Florida. Come over from Roofing Talk and looking forward to talk with you all. -------------------- Roofing Florida