National Nail Introduces the STINGER® CH38-2 Cap Hammer with New Features That Enhance Fastening of House Wraps and Roofing Underlayments
The newly upgraded CH38-2 Cap Hammer has been fine tuned for durability and performance.
National Nail’s STINGER® brand, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 as a leading brand of fastening tools for roofing underlayment and house wraps, introduces the newly upgraded CH38-2 Cap Hammer, fine-tuned for durability and performance. The CH38-2 is an economical, non-pneumatic cap fastener that eliminates the hassle of hoses and compressors—which also improves safety. Best practice applications for the CH38-2 which features the holding power of a 1-inch cap, includes house wrap, rolled insulation, and roofing felt.
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Edwards has extensive experience in marketing and writing for the roofing industry.
RoofersCoffeeShop.com, the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business is pleased to welcome Karen Edwards to its team where she will serve as editor.
As editor, Karen will oversee all content on the site, develop editorial guidelines and work with contributors to ensure that visitors to RoofersCoffeeShop.com continue to receive informative and engaging news and information.
A frequent contributor to many industry publications, Karen has written articles for Roofing Contractor, Florida Roofing, Professional Roofing, Western Roofing and Midwest Roofer Magazines. She co-authored the booRead More
This month’s topic has been a subject of discussion for years around the RoofersCoffeeShop.com. Read this lively discussion on our Forum linked Here from 10 years ago and you will see this challenge is still relevant today. Many of today’s contractors started out doing work on the side so this a very important topic to address for your business.
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Attention all public speakers – submit your proposal to speak at the Western Roofing Expo 2018 before November 15.
With the ever-increasing popularity of the Western Roofing Expo and its educational seminars & demos, WSRCA is making a call to all members: apply to teach a seminar at the upcoming Western Roofing Expo 2018 in Las Vegas! They believe the quality of their membership provides a valuable knowledge base to tap into, driving even more relevance and learning opportunities for attendees.
Use this link to access the “Call for Presentations” e-form. If you have a product or service appropriate for an audience of roofing contractors (averaging 65 attendees per seminar thisRead More
Dark Roof’s Summer Cooling Penalty is a Deciding Factor
Cool roofs reflect the sun’s energy and reduce air conditioning loads in the summer, so do dark roofs absorb energy in the winter and reduce heating costs? In northern regions where heating costs are significant, can dark roofs be energy efficient? Some building professionals specify dark absorptive membranes for northern cities like Chicago and Minneapolis believing that they are lowering their clients heating costs and lowering year round energy costs.
An analogy, only slightly tongue in cheek, would be to ask if Chicagoans walking along Michigan Avenue in the winter wear dark clothes to stay warmer? Or do dark colored cars outsell light colors in the Windy City?
So, do dark roofs help improve building energy efficiency in northern cities? Let’s take a look at the arguments.Read More
The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) is now accepting abstracts for its fourth biennial International Roof Coatings Conference (IRCC) program. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Oct. 31, 2017.
The 2018 IRCC will take place July 23-26, 2018, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, in Chicago. The conference will feature a host of networking opportunities, educational sessions, and other programming geared toward professionals involved in the roof coatings industry.
“Our last conference was a success, with an over 40 percent growth in attendance,” says Jared Rothstein,
DaVinci Roofscapes uses state-of-the-art polymer chemistry to manufacture beautiful, durable composite roofing tiles.
RoofersCoffeeShop.com, the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business, is pleased to welcome DaVinci Roofscapes as its first composite roofing manufacturer partner. DaVinci Roofscapes is a leading manufacturer of award-winning composite roofing products that are manufactured to overcome the natural weaknesses of stone slate and wood shake.
The company offers its traditional DaVinci Slate® and DaVinci Shake® along with single-width Bellaforté Slate® and Bellaforté Shake® products. With 49 standard colors available, DaVinci’s revolutionary composite roofing tiles offer homeowners and contractors the authentic colors and natural textures of quarried slate, hanRead More
PPG has published “The Gold Standard in Architectural Metal Coatings: Celebrating 50 Years of DURANAR Coatings,” a 16-page brochure commemorating the 1967 introduction of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components.
According to Brian Knapp, PPG director, coil and building products, the booklet illustrates the historical significance of Duranar coatings.
“Our PVDF coating was a product that enabled architects to design metal components and facades with color,” he explains. “Until we introduced Duranar coatings, anodized aluminum was virtua