Roof Showing Signs of Rot or Damage?

Replacing your roof is at the top of the list of the things you can do for your home to increase its value. Still, before making that decision anyone is going to have questions or concerns about the process. Luckily, we have asked our top professionals for advice on new roofs, and they were able [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Century Roofing, Roofing Projects, Safety|Comments Off on Roof Showing Signs of Rot or Damage?

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 [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|Careers, Century Roofing, Roofing Projects, Safety|Comments Off on Roofing Safety Statistics You Need to Be Aware Of

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 [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Careers, Century Roofing, Safety|Comments Off on Properly Using a Roof Harness

Common Causes of Roof Falls & What to Avoid

Roofing projects are physically demanding as they involve a lot of climbing, heavy lifting, bending, and kneeling. If people who are involved in these projects are not extra careful, they can expose themselves to devastating accidents. Luckily, you can avoid these accidents if you understand the primary causes of roof falls and observe proper safety [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Century Roofing, Safety|Comments Off on Common Causes of Roof Falls & What to Avoid

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

Fall Protection for Roofers

Now to understand this, think of the great phrase ‘Better be safe than sorry.’ These are some wise words applicable everywhere. Even while building or renovating the exterior home designs; there are dangerous areas, such as the roof. Hence, roofers should be oriented towards protection of the workers. OSHA Roofing Regulations OSHA (Occupational Safety and [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Careers, Century Roofing, Safety|Comments Off on Fall Protection for Roofers