Taking our online conversation to brand-new heights
Our new Elevations blog is the hot spot to be for posts and articles designed to inform you, entertain you and help you elevate your business. Challenge yourself to interact with industry subject matter experts and leaders in their field from IKO and other companies. They’re here for you and your roofing business so learn to leverage their know-how. Go ahead and dial up the dialog, post your comments and share insights with your fellow contractors. Just one more way to hone your competitive edge.
We had an amazing time at IRE with a number of great in-booth activities, including: our #IKOVotersChoice campaign, in-booth photo booth and passport giveaways. In the midst of those activities, we had the opportunity to chat with some of our executives about some frequently asked questions and some little-known details. Check out the IKO IRE in-booth interview series!
What are the latest residential roofing product trends and updates you should have on your radar?
Whether you’re a builder, remodeler or roofing contractor, the latest product trends and updates can play an important role in your business.
As a roofing contractor looking to enhance your business in 2017, you might consider attending one of the many industry trade shows throughout Canada and the U.S. There are sure to be some great takeaways for your continuing education toolbox. In this blog, we’ll mention some of the “do not miss” shows where you’ll find the IKO team this year. This article outlines some of the major roofing trade show offerings in 2017. They are categorized as Residential (R) or Commercial (C).
There was a lot of excitement at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, Florida. From modern architectural designs and traditional influences to grand booth displays, connected homes and more, this year’s show demonstrated continued innovation and momentum in the home and building industry.
There you are. You’re sitting at your kitchen table, and across from you is a roofing contractor. He’s telling you all about what he’s going to do to replace your roof, how long it will take, and of course, what it will cost. Then he asks if you have any questions.
Roofing is a family business for Chad Haygood – his uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather have all been roofing professionals. As a fourth-generation roofer, he takes pride in his family’s roofing roots and being part of a multi-decade legacy.
As expected, once again the leaves are falling and the weather is turning cooler. For roofing contractors in the southern states, it’s a welcome relief to the brutally hot summer roofing season. For contractors in northern areas, it means it’s time to adapt to the winter roofing season. Yes, asphalt shingles can still be installed successfully in cold weather, providing a few important changes are made to the usual practices.
Imagine for a moment that the unthinkable happens. One of your employees is seriously injured.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, every year more than 4500 workers are actually killed on the job (that’s twelve people per day) and 4.1 million suffer a serious job-related illness or injury.
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