Construction sites can be dangerous. The hot sun, large machines, particulates, and high surfaces all combine to create a potentially hazardous environment. Luckily, advancing technology is providing us with numerous tools to improve safety conditions for roofers. Here are some of the ways technology is helping keep roofers safe.
Solar roofing technology has become increasingly popular in recent years, with many homeowners and business owners choosing to install solar panels or solar tiles to their roof in lieu of more traditional roofing. But, is solar roofing technology really worth it? Here are some of the pros and cons of solar roofing technology.
Recently, the American National Standards Institute announced they would be implementing new safety requirements that contractors would have to follow to operate aerial work platforms. Check out some of the updates that affect roofing businesses.
Over the past several years, the roofing industry has seen an increased number of women getting involved in the trade. While women only make up roughly nine percent of the construction industry, there are loads of resources out there to help support and promote growth. Here are some of the best resources for women in the roofing industry.
Standard Industries and GAF have recently collaborated to establish a new company, GAF Energy, to help the roofing energy embrace solar technology.
Instagram is often widely associated with things like people documenting what they had for dinner or celebrities advertising a new weight loss supplement. But, roofers can actually get some visibility for their business as well. Check out some of the easiest ways roofers can use Instagram to their advantage.
Every roofer has faced an unusual home or commercial building design at some point. Making sure your roofers are prepared and safe when navigating an unfamiliar layout can give you and your crew some peace of mind. Here are some ways to make sure your roofing team stays safe.