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

Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety

Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety Green Roofs Are Great But Still Require Leading Edge Safety! The USM-IBC Permanent Guardrail is an excellent choice for green roofs because it does not penetrate the roof membrane, allowing installation of grasses all the way to the leading edge. USM-IBC Guardrail is manufactured in … 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

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

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

How software can help grow small to medium roofing businesses

By Michelle Mittelman, AccuLynx. CRM Software helps manage and organize operations for continued growth and profits. Technology applications for the construction and exterior remodeling industries have come a long way, even within the last decade. Innovative new products, materials and safety applications have begun to shape a new era for residential roofing contractors, opening the … Continued

The GrabSafe™Portable Ladder Extension

Extend Your Safety with the GrabSafe™Portable Ladder Extension For roofers, the transfer from the ladder to the roof is the #1 most dangerous task relating to falls from a height. There is no good way to step off a ladder and onto a roof and back–until now. The GrabSafePortable™ eliminates common safety issues related to … Continued