The Roofing Marketplace

Solar panel attachment for platform hoist

New in 2013 from Reimann and Georger Corp. (RGC), the solar panel attachment helps raise solar panels safely and efficiently. A quick-release locking device securely holds solar panels in place as you raise them up to 44 feet. Solar panel attachments fit 200- and 400-pound RGC Platform Hoists. They also can lift other roofing materials. Consult the factory for use regarding RGC Pivoting Platform Hoists. Contact RGC at (800) 831-LIFT (5438) or visit

Time off the Roof™ for more profitability

Authorized Duro-Last® contractors can maximize the efficiency of installation crews with deck sheets, rolled goods, and precision-fabricated components and accessories. Rooftop flashings made in a Duro-Last factory allow for a highly efficient installation. For contractors, Time off the Roof means more effective utilization of labor and the ability to move on quickly to the next project. For building owners, it means an installation that is less disruptive to building operations. For more information, visit

Construction management software

MaxCon helps organize, energize and maximize profits. MaxCon is 100 percent Web-based construction management software that allows users real-time interaction with all levels of a company. MaxCon provides access to all job data on smartphones, laptops and personal computers. The software includes customer management tools, production tracking, profit reports and forecasts, marketing reports, sales reports and payroll tools. Location-based sales and crew management capability is available. There are a lot of choices for software out there but only one that meets contractors' expectations. To learn more, visit or call (855) 922-8546.

Redefine your toolbox

EagleView Technologies has merged with Pictometry International Corp. to bring you a full-service suite of solutions for your business, including the highest quality aerial images and the most accurate roof and wall reports designed to flow seamlessly into the EagleView Estimator.™ For more information, visit or or call (866) 659-8439.

Fall protection for slab floors and parapet walls

Turbo-Rail™ from Garlock Safety Systems is a fast and simple solution for guarding leading-edge fall hazards on slab floors and parapet walls. No drilling is required. Simply clamp Turbo-Rail brackets onto a parapet wall or slab floor, insert vertical posts and slide cross rails in place. Steel railings or wood 2x4s can be used for cross rails. Brackets are adjustable from 4 to 24 inches wide. A single compression bolt secures each bracket. The design protects sensitive and decorative copings. Systems are sold in 100- or 342-foot kits. Each kit includes a storage carrier that can be moved with a forklift or crane or installed on a roofing cart. For more information, visit or call (877) 791-4446.

The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2013

The third volume of The NRCA Roofing Manual provides you with comprehensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to asphalt shingle, clay and concrete tile, metal shingle, slate, and wood shake and wood shingle roof systems used in steep-slope applications. With five sections—Asphalt Shingle Roof Systems, Clay and Concrete Roof Systems, Metal Shingle Roof Systems, Slate Roof Systems, and Wood Shake and Wood Shingle Roof Systems—this manual will be a welcome addition to your technical library. For more information, go to or contact NRCA's Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722) or

It's a waste of paper

One of the greatest benefits of cloud computing technology is how it can give you the ability to go completely paperless. This is one of the ways AccuLynx can create a whole new way for you to do business. Just imagine doing away with most of your paperwork, and you can understand how valuable this tool can be for your business. By streamlining the document storage and retrieval process, you can do the same job in less time and with fewer people. Save time, increase productivity and produce better profit margins. To learn more, visit or call (866) 981-5969.

Aluminator Retrofit Drain

Marathon Roofing Products' new Aluminator Retrofit Drain, constructed of heavy-duty 0.081-gauge spun aluminum, features a heavy-duty aluminum ring with 12 scallops to maximize drainage and a 10-inch aluminum strainer and ProSeal rubber seal to prevent water backup issues. The drains are available in 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-inch sizes; flange diameter is 16 inches, and outlet length is 12 inches. For more information, call (800) 828-8424 or see our complete product line at


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