Roofing is Construction’s Best Kept Secret

Curious to know what the best secret in construction is? It isn't being a condominium developer, or an estimator, or even a high stakes contractor. In fact, it is being a roofer. Everyone seems to know about plumbers and carpenters getting great salaries from the renovation work needed in today's market. However, roofers are the [...]

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How to Stay Healthy as an Aging Roofer

Roofing is a strenuous job that also involves a lot of problem solving skills, so it's critical for roofers to take care of their physical and mental health to age gracefully for their job. Here are 5 tips on how to ensure total wellness. Replenish Fluids You may not want to bother with fiddling with [...]

By | March 11th, 2018|Careers, Century Roofing, Safety|Comments Off on How to Stay Healthy as an Aging Roofer

Roofing Safety Statistics You Need to Be Aware Of

Most people are well aware of the fact that roofing is risky. However, many people underestimate the riskiness of this profession. In fact, roofing ranks number 6 on the list of 10 riskiest jobs. There are a number of statistics that may shock you. Falls are the Most Common Cause of Death It is estimated [...]

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Why Proper Roof Installation is Important

Your roof is your first line of defense against the elements. Any weakness in your roof can contribute to damage inside your home, foundation damage, and rotting supports. While it may be tempting to choose the lowest bid when you need a new roof, quality installation is the single-most important factor that determines how long [...]

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How to Become a Roofer

If you're interested in becoming a roofer, it's essential to get the right training. Here are the steps that you need to take to become a roofer: On The Job Training: If you know someone who works in the business, it may be possible to receive on the job training from them. However, there also [...]

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What Does a Career in Roofing Look Like

For some, college is just simply not an option. However, everyone wants to find a job that pays well, may promote, and give something to retire from. If you are that person looking for a career and not simply a job, then you should consider roofing. Roofing is not what everyone thinks it is though. [...]

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Roof Safety Statistics

Roofing consistently ranks as one of the riskiest jobs in the United States. Whether you're installing new shingles, removing or replacing old shingles, installing modified bitumen or applying tar, there are certain hazards you need to be aware of. Keep reading to learn six eye-opening statistics about roof safety. #1) Falls Account for Nearly 40% [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Careers, Safety|Comments Off on Roof Safety Statistics

Properly Using a Roof Harness

In order to properly use a roof harness, key steps must be followed during various phases of the process. This is a simple project, so you can complete all of the phases within a day. Preparation Strategies Because you'll need to climb onto the roof in the safest possible manner, you should consider investing in [...]

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How To Become a Certified Roofer

When customers entrust you with the responsibility of getting their roofs done, they would expect to know about your expertise and experience in the field. Certification is all you need to gain your customer’s initial trust and confidence. In the absence of a national certification program, the guidelines and operations differ from state to state. [...]

By | June 17th, 2017|Careers, Century Roofing, Roofing Certification|Comments Off on How To Become a Certified Roofer

Comprehensive Roof Safety Guide

It goes without saying that your roof has the potential to be a very dangerous place due to the risk of falling or injury via improper tool/ladder use. However, employing some basic safety tips and a healthy dose of common sense, venturing to one's roof and back can be a straightforward and uneventful process. Above [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Careers, Century Roofing, Safety|Comments Off on Comprehensive Roof Safety Guide