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!


If you’re a residential roofing contractor, you’re probably dancing around right now with the same excitement as if someone stuffed a ferret down your pants.  Yes, it looks like good times are ahead for the steep-slope market.  After several years of barely squeezing by, the last few have shown a consistent...

Editorial: Finding Help
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This Issue’s Cover Story…

The mountain scenery surrounding the old mining city of Butte, Montana is breathtakingly beautiful, in spite of its share of hard times.  Butte’s fortunes fell with the decline of the copper mining industry in the 1980s.  The city later became the largest Superfund environmental cleanup site in the U.S.  What is impressive is how far Butte has come in rebuilding...

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In This Issue…

Steep-Slope Roofing

Finding Workers

Construction Stats

Western Market Share

BYU Hawaii Reroof