Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections

Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections OSHA Guidlines for Roof Safety Commercial Roofing Safety and OSHA Inspections: Permanent Guardrail can protection your workers and save you from thousands of dollars in fines. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ruled that, effective November 2017, all commercial roofs need top ridge anchors installed that inspectors … Continued

Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18

Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18 Leading Edge to display at the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar, January 17-18! Join us at this annual event in Chicago and see the most innovative, state-of-the-art safety equipment in the industry! At this show, we’ll be focusing on our … Continued

Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress

Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress Leading Edge to exhibit at the National Safety Congress: We’re all about rooftop safety! Curious to know how our TriRex works? Stop by booth #3413 to see our interactive display! If you’re not in the Houston area, Leading Edge is also exhibiting at the MRCA in … Continued

Leading Edge exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference & Expo

Leading Edge exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference and Expo Leading Edge exhibiting at the 69th Annual MRCA Conference & Expo: The 69th Annual MRCA Conference and Expo will be held October 24 – 26, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. This event will be held at the CenturyLink Center which is considered the centerpiece of … Continued

5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance

5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance Does your roof need maintenance? 5 Warning Signs That Your Commercial Roof Needs Maintenance: If you were an outlier even as far north as Washington D.C., strong winds and rain from the remains of Hurricane Michael may require maintenance and/or fixing. Make sure to use an … Continued

Hurricane Michael Roof Repair Safety and the Storm Restoration Process

Hurricane Michael Roof Repair Safety and the Storm Restoration Process Hurricane Michael Blasts the Flordia coast With hurricane Michael blasting the Florida panhandle, it’s important to take the proper steps to keep yourself safe. Once the storm is passed and you’ve assessed the damage, the article below, originally from the Timberline Roofing and Contracting blog, … Continued

Top Five Issues Facing Building and Roofing Science Today

The following is a transcript of a recent interview for the GAF ProBlog. You can listen directly, or download the interview, here:  http://blog.gaf.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/jennifer-keegan-interview-8_30_01.mp3   Please note, the following conversation is intended as a general discussion of certain trends and issues in the roofing industry.  It does not address GAF product offerings and makes no claims … Continued

Proactive vs Reactive Maintenance

Frequent readers of roofing blogs and other publications may recognize a compelling and frequently quoted argument for preventive maintenance made in Buildings.com and Roofing Contractor: According to the Buildings.com story, building owners and facility managers who inspected and repaired their roofs routinely were able to identify potential problems before they happened. As a result, they … Continued

SPOTLIGHT on The ABO2: The First Self Cleaning Adhesive Applicator from Leading Edge Safety

The AB02 Doesn’t Clog: The ABO2 Was Designed In the Field with Industry Leading Roofers The first self cleaning adhesive applicator to hit the market, the ABO2 was designed in Kansas City with leading commercial roofing experts throughout the midwest. Through extensive field testing, the ABO2 has been precisely engineered with state-of-the-art software and cutting … Continued

When the Job Ladder is an Actual Ladder: 200,000 construction jobs and still no takers

By Don Kilcoyne, GAF. It seems everybody wants to climb the job ladder, but no one wants to climb a ladder on the job. First posted in June 2017, this article has been updated with 2018 data including findings from the GAF Contractor Labor Shortage Survey conducted at the 2018 GAF Wealth Builder conference, current … Continued