Official Publication of the 
Western States Roofing Contractors Association
The Magazine of the Western Roofing Professional

Western Roofing/Insulation/Siding magazine is published six times per year:  every January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December.  Written for the building professional concerned with the design, specification and application of roofing, insulation and siding in the West.  Issues with Bonus Distribution at national, regional, state and local Roofing and Construction Conventions

and Trade Shows occur regularly

throughout the year.

Nobody covers the Western Roofing

Market like we do… Nobody!


It’s called the 747 syndrome, and we’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another.  The first time I heard the phrase, I was still in college and I had designed and built an addition to our rather modest home.  I did the calculations, drew up the plans, pulled the permits, and then got down to business...

Editorial: The 747 Syndrome
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

Judson Park is a certified center for successful aging and continuing care retirement community situated in Des Moines, Washington, just south of Seattle.  The location boasts the beauty of Puget Sound ocean inlet and scenic views of the nearby Olympic National Park Mountains.  “The building was constructed in 1963 and serves about 330 residents that...

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In This Issue…

Western Roofing Expo

WRE Exhibitor List

Contractor Marketing

Idaho Barn Project

Hawaii Reroof