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!


I realize that most roofing contractors would choose having a Brazilian waxing administered by a blind, sadistic nun rather than being bestowed the honor of a visit from OSHA.  Well, that favorite political department, along with several other agencies, is being put on a shorter leash.  It’s no secret that when a new administration takes over...

Editorial: OSHA Regulations
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

It took a wise property owner and a trusted contractor to complete a highly complex reroof while honoring the memory of one of California’s most successful turn-of-the-century architects.  In 1898, Albert Farr designed a single building of two-story cottages in Belvedere, California, with a dramatic 18:12 roof pitch reminiscent of the grand...

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In This Issue…

Steep-Slope Roofing

Residential Market

Historic Reroof

Construction Law

Contractor Marketing