One requirement of accepting the designation roofing
professional is that you continually must educate yourself. Your
clients trust you to have expertise and depend on you for it. And
homeowners and building owners consider your product knowledge when
they compare your services with competitors.
Therefore, it is your responsibility as a professional roofing
contractor to be aware of what is available in the marketplace and
the potential performances of future products. For example, a new
generation of asphalt shingles is developing. These shingles are
built to be more durable, which means they are more loss-resistant,
and the insurance industry supports their use for various reasons.
Arming yourself with knowledge about these shingles can benefit you
and your clients.
As a nation, the United States averages 3,000 hailstorms per
year that threaten all but...
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