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!


There’s another ripple in the OHSA pond.  Actually, it’s more like a wave in the OSHA ocean.  It seems OSHA wants to ban drug testing of employees that are involved in an accident.  The reasoning is that an employee is less likely to report an accident if he knows he won’t pass a drug test.  Therefore, OSHA reasons that many accidents....

Editorial: Drug Testing
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

More than 125 years ago, Garland, Texas was formed when two neighboring communities joined to become one.  Since then, the city has grown into a manufacturing mecca for a wide spectrum of industries, with close to 400 companies represented.  Garland is part of the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is easily accessible by rail and car, a key...

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In This Issue…

Commercial Roofing

Low-Slope Market

Fall Protection

Hawaiian Reroof

Construction Law