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OCT. 2006 | VOL. 36 ISSUE 10

COLUMNS

Focus

Asphalt availability still is a concern in the roofing industry.

Flashings

Information about the effects increased energy and fuel expenses have on small businesses is available, as well as an interview with Chris Salazar, vice president of sales and marketing for Karnak Corp., Clark, N.J.

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Manual Elements

Learn how to install a cricket.

Tech Today

Specifying the correct type of polyisocyanurate insulation is crucial.

Safe Solutions

Learn how to prevent slips on a roof surface.

Capitol Hill

A new law targets contractors.

Workplace

Learn some differences between tough-minded leadership and strong leadership.

As I was saying ...

Companies deserve thank yous for their good work

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Real results - A case study investigates the benefits of a proactive approach to roof system maintenance

Real results

A case study investigates the benefits of a proactive approach to roof system maintenance


Asphalt shingles' tear strengths revisited - NRCA tests the tear strengths of various asphalt shingle products

Asphalt shingles' tear strengths revisited

NRCA tests the tear strengths of various asphalt shingle products


Asphalt invasion - Asphalt shingle roof systems are establishing a presence in China

Asphalt invasion

Asphalt shingle roof systems are establishing a presence in China


The value of valuations

Why you should find out how much your business is worth


Overlooked opportunities

How to benefit from federal programs targeted at small businesses


Historical value - F.J.A. Christiansen Roofing Co. Inc. reroofs a historical Milwaukee courthouse

Historical value

F.J.A. Christiansen Roofing Co. Inc. reroofs a historical Milwaukee courthouse