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!


In the last issue, we discussed the problem of finding quality help in the expanding steep-slope market.  Since then, I was informed by several of our readers that it’s not just the residential market that is suffering from this problem, but all facets of roofing in the West.  While the Western roofing business is building across the board...

Editorial: Roofing Workforce
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

There’s no substitute for watching movies in a theater.  Americans have been going to movie theaters for over a century.  Although today it is easier to watch a movie on a phone, laptop or TV, there really is no way to recreate the experience of disconnecting from the world, watching a film on the big screen, feeling the vibration from the bass...

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In This Issue…

Commercial Roofing

Contractor Marketing

Roof Maintenance

Low-Slope Market

Hawaii Metal Roof