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!


The construction labor woes continue.  The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently announced that, “Construction firms added 14,000 workers in July and construction industry pay rose at the fastest rate in seven years as contractors bid to attract workers."  Association officials added that tight labor market conditions...

Editorial: Workers
Read MoreCover_Story.html

This Issue’s Cover Story…

PermaCity, Los Angeles, California, has a dream of a business plan.  The full service solar and roofing energy design and installation company has a strategy that might only succeed in the West, at least for now.  It’s all about building trust with leading solar contractors, racking suppliers, electricians, finance companies, and roofing manufacturers…

Read MoreEditorial.html

In This Issue…

Steep-Slope Roofing

Passing OSHA Inspec

Contractor PR

Oral Contracts

Western Market Share