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!


I might as well come clean.  At an early age I was abandoned by my parents, raised by wolves, then sold to a zoo.  Once released, it took decades for me to assimilate back into civilized society.  Recently, however, any civilized mannerisms have all been undone.  I’ve been flying, and once again, I feel like a caged animal...

Editorial: Unfriendly Skies
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

The Seattle, Washington area is known for its rainy climate, with an average of 88 sunny days in a year.  This means a roofing contractor must be prepared for rain, any day, every day, either while working on or after leaving the job site.  Valentine Roofing, Inc. is a premier residential home roofing contractor using high-end products  to protect...

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In This Issue…

Metal Roofing

IRE Convention Recap

New Contractor Laws

Roof Maintenance

Washington Reroof