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!


Have you every listened to a politician and come to the conclusion that they were talking out of both sides of their mouth?  Let me rephrase that.  Have you ever listened to a politician?  Same thing.  Congress and the President both profess that they want full employment.  They work toward this goal by implementing programs and…

Editorial: The Work Ethic
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

Nestled in the Columbia River Gorge, Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company has been a part of the small Hood River, Oregon community for more than 100 years.  But when the owners realized the rapidly aging building needed a remodel, a new roof was not part of the initial plan.  Designers for the project initially thought patching and repairs would be sufficient for the…

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In This Issue…

Reroofing in the West

Western Roofing Expo

Contractor PR

Construction Contracts

Western Market Share