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!


We’re going to take a look at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics job fatality figures for 2014.  Yes, I realize it’s now 2016, but even in this age of computers and instant reporting, our government bureaucracy still grinds away at an agonizingly slow snail’s pace.  You want 2015 stats?  Come back to this space in 2017.  These figures were...

Editorial: Job Fatalities
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

Casa Grande was the private residence of William Randolph Hearst and the main house at Hearst Castle.  Located on the Central Coast of California, nestled in the hills at San Simeon, on Highway 1, and about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Hearst Castle is a National and State Historical Landmark and working state park that...

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In This Issue…

Int’l Roofing Expo

2016 Roofing Outlook

Roof Design

License Bonds

New Technologies