Category Archives: Contractor Tips

Commercial Roof Inspection Tips

The on-site roof inspection should be completed as soon as you have determined that the job is one you are qualified and prepared to perform. For more information on bidding on new construction and retrofit projects, consulting with the business owner, building a roof history and more, view last week’s blog: The Bidding Process. After […]

The Bidding Process

Because this topic is so important, we have broken it up into two parts. In next week’s blog, we will focus on inspecting the roof, taking core samples, detecting moisture, evaluating your costs of the job, and more. Bidding on New Construction New construction can be bid in several different ways. Typically, an architect is […]

Roof Decks – Comprehensive Overview

The following blog consists of brief descriptions of the most common types of roof decks encountered, their particular strengths, liabilities and suitability for coating with Conklin roofing systems. To learn why Choice Roof Contractor Group and its commercial roof contractors exclusively use Conklin for all projects, visit the following page: The Conklin Difference. Steel Decks […]

Why Roof Contractors Should Track Customer Data

Keeping detailed records, files and photos on each roofing job you complete is a very important part of your responsibility as a roofing contractor. Your records should begin with information collected during the pre-bid inspection. This includes information on the history of the roof, its current condition, documentation of complaints, a copy of the specification […]

Insurance Tips for Roofing Contractors

Liability and Insurance Liability insurance is a necessity for every professional construction contractor. This is especially true for the roofing contractor. Roof work involves a high risk to people as well as potential damage to equipment and property inside the building itself. Liability insurance is important to protect yourself and your business as well as […]

Roofing Tools and Equipment List

Setting Up Shop Some tools are so fundamental to the roofing industry that they should be included in every roof contractor’s inventory. Following is a roofing tools list of basic equipment, commercial roofing tools, and the special items required to perform certain tasks. General Equipment Ladder (30’ to 40’) – used for access to the […]