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!


All right, I’ll admit it.  I was a non-attendee for many years.  Oh sure, I attended all the roofing and construction conventions I was supposed to:  national, regional, state, and local.  I attended the seminars for new ideas; scoured the trade shows for new products; and even ate my fair share (well, maybe a little more...

Editorial: Confessions
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

The old, wood shake shingles on the Bayfront condos in Port Townsend, Washington, had weathered to the point that a reroof was necessary.  The three-story building overlooks Port Townsend Bay, at the northeast end of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington.  At high tide the water comes up to the building and at low tide the receding water leaves...

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In This Issue…

Western Roofing Expo

WRE Exhibitor List

Batten Installations

Construction Law

Roof Safety