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How to Make Vegetated Roofing Easy

The Soprema vegetated roof team talks about how roofing contractors can better incorporate vegetated roofing into their business. With a strong understanding of what the architectural and specification communities along with building owners are looking for, they can help contractors understand how to position their roofing company to do ...


Training to the Next Level with Johns Manville

Heidi J. Ellsworth of RoofersCoffeeShop sits down with Jennifer Ford Smith of Johns Manville to talk about the importance of ongoing training. Both ladies have been highly involved through out their careers working together on National Women in Roofing, Roofing Alliance and NRCA committees. In this RLW, Heidi ...

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Reducing Risk with Legal Maintenance

Today it is more important than ever to have up to date, pertinent employee and safety manuals along with the most current contract language. During these turbulent times, Cotney Attorneys and Consultants have been helping roofing contractors navigate the risk of COVID, material supplies, employee law, regulations and much ...

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The Proof is in the Roof

The experts at Georgia-Pacific share recent survey data on how roofing cover boards can help extend the life of a roof. The RLW features results from a third-party survey where data was collected from an FMI Roof Cover Board Survey in May, 2020. The survey found that the ...

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Ventilation – Know More, Sell More “Selling Beyond the Shingles”

Nick Nobbe of Quarrix leads this informative RLW sharing with Heidi J. Ellsworth the importance of educating homeowners on ventilation. Highlighting recent statistics and survey results, they share how 92% of homes across the U.S. do not have the right ventilation. Nick talks about the benefits of understanding ...

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Designing Service and Maintenance Technology Solutions with Greg Hayne

In this RoofersCoffeeShop RLW brought to you by Jobba Technologies, well-known business consultant Greg Hayne shares how roofing service and maintenance is being redesigned by a changing economy and most of all by technology. He shares that there are areas that never change including having a strong foundation of ...

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Technology to Buy Back Your Time with JobNimbus

As the world has been flipped upside down in the last year, roofing contractors are still busy. Working in an increasingly digital world, it often seems that roofing companies are losing not gaining time and productivity. Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner visits with Monroe McKay, Business Development Director ...

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The Blueprints to Your Business

In this exclusive interview, Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner talks with John Kenney of Cotney Consulting Group about his new book “The Blueprints to Your Business.” Known for his excellence in roofing operations, Kenney is not only releasing a new book in 2021 but leading the launch of the ...

Jobba - Drive Your Own Software Solution! Contractor Driven Software Development with Jobba

Drive Your Own Software Solution! Contractor Driven Software Development with Jobba

In this Read Listen Watch (RLW), Heidi Ellsworth speaks with Eugene Zukowski, Product Marketing Manager at Jobba Trade Technologies about the concept of contractor-driven technology and how contractors can drive their own software solutions. As the original cloud-based roofing software for project and customer relations management, Jobba has experienced an ...

The Impact of Very Severe Hail

The Impact of Very Severe Hail

In this RLW, Steve Kuhel, product manager for FiberTite, talks with Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS partner, about hail events and commercial roofing listings, including defining VSH, the emergence of hail events and geographical considerations. Most who have been involved with the roofing industry have experienced the costly impacts of ...

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Adopting Technology that Makes Sense for Roofing

John Kenney of Cotney Consulting Group shares with Heidi J. Ellsworth his 30-plus years of roofing experience and how he has adopted technologies that make sense. Known for his excellence in roofing operations, John is bringing tools like Smartsheet, artificial intelligence and a deep understanding of technologies that work. Now, more ...

SOPREMA The Future of Sustainable Roofing

The Future of Sustainability and Roofing

Heidi J. Ellsworth discusses the future of roofing and sustainability with Tim Kersey, VP and General Manager of Soprema USA, and Matt Davis, Soprema's Marketing Manager. With a growing need for sustainable products and systems on the roof, there is also an overall societal demand for corporate responsibility around sustainability. ...

DaVInci -Architectural Design Meets Wildfire Safety – Understanding Roofing Fire Testing

Architectural Design Meets Wildfire Safety – Understanding Roofing Fire Testing

Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner, welcomed Zach Stopyro and AC Galeon of DaVinci Roofscapes to RoofersCoffeeShop's May 2020 Read Listen Watch (RLW) presentation on wildfires and roofing. With wildfires growing every year, it is more important than ever to choose roofing products that can help deter fire. This ...

IB Roof - Understanding the Future of Roof Restoration

Understanding the Future of Roof Restoration

Mike Swartzer, National Sales Manager for IB Roof Systems, will discuss the future of roof restorations as building owners look to increase longevity of current roofs with stronger recover or re-roof solutions. Mike brings a long history of working with roofing contractors on how to best use roof coating ...

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Make More with Metal in 2020 – Find out How!

Heidi J. Ellsworth talks to Mark MacDonald of Sherwin Williams about how contractors can add more metal roofing installations to their roofing business and make more profit on every job. Sherwin Williams is focused on helping roofing contractors learn how to estimate, purchase and install more metal. It ...

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How to Extend Your Roofing Season with Cold Weather Roofing Technology

With current labor shortages, the ability to work year-round and take the seasonality out of roofing is more important than ever. Working during the winter months helps roofing contractors keep laborers employed year-round, leading to diminished backlogs, increased business and overall customer satisfaction. During this webinar learn about ...

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Rise Your Career! WTI Apprenticeship Program

In this webinar, podcast and transcript you will learn that there are only a few programs, if any, of its kind currently existing in the roofing industry. The program is open to everyone and once accepted, apprentices can earn an Apprentice Completion Certificate (journey-level recognition) upon completion of the program ...

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3 Tips for a Successful Coatings Installation by Western Colloid

Many roofing companies shy away from coatings due to the unknowns. A few have had an unpleasant experience. If you set up your project correctly you will find that the coatings side to your business can be extremely lucrative. You can provide a superior roof for your clients and save ...

Tremco- New Technologies podcast

Tremco- New Technologies

Changing the conversation Between Building Owners and Roofing Contractors Find out how GranuLock™ factory-applied granule surfacing, anti-wicking fabric technology and RooF-ID™ are changing the conversations between building owners and roofing contractors. Tremco Roofing is incorporating these technologies and more in their POWERply Endure membranes and roofing systems. Learn about their ...

Surecoat podcast

How to Build a Service and Maintenance Program Profit Center in 7 Steps

S1:E6 In this podcast, Jesse Martinson of SureCoat Systems explains how he developed a successful maintenance division that is very profitable. He will walk attendees through the program and demonstrate through project case studies how to create a new or better profit center and how to project out the revenue that ...

Ask Trent Cotney about the Five Key Roofing Contract Provisions

Ask Trent Cotney- Five Key Roofing Contract Provisions

S1:E5 Trent Cotney joined Heidi Ellsworth to discuss Roofing Contract Provisions. This webinar focuses on five of the most important commercial and residential roofing contract provisions with the opportunity to ask Trent Cotney important legal questions concerning overall contract provisions. Presented by Trent Cotney Moderated by Heidi J. Ellsworth Listen to the Podcast


How the Younger Generation is Taking Over the Roofing Business and How Current Roofers can Keep Up

S1:E3 Listen as Heidi J. Ellsworth joins the experts from Trimble, a leader in construction technology, as they share how the younger generation are starting businesses and how current roofing professionals can keep up with new technology and innovative solutions. From managing projects to gaining more business, you'll gather insight into ...

RISE- Scholarship Program Construction Management Program

RISE- Scholarship Program Construction Management Program

S1:E2 Join Amie Grant, WTI Education and Community Outreach Coordinator and Joey Lee III, WTI Construction Manager as they discuss the opportunities through Akron University to obtain a construction degree. Created in collaboration with the University of Akron with roofing professional needs and aspirations in mind, WTI, a subsidiary of Tremco ...

Withstand the Next Storm

Withstand the Next Storm! Find out how roofing contractors are helping homeowners work through the complexity of insurance claims to get the roof they want.

S1:E1 This RCS webinar will help you understand how to help homeowners work through the complexity of insurance claims to get a roof that will withstand the next storm. Trent Lovewell of WeatherGuard, Inc. an Omaha, NE roofing contractor and Aaron Adams, Central Regional Manager for DaVinci Roofscapes, discuss the ...


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