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RoofersCoffeeShop® is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of National Women in Roofing

RoofersCoffeeShop (RCS) is incredibly proud of our involvement with National Women in Roofing (NWIR). As a founder of NWIR and RCS partner, Heidi J. Ellsworth has been able to share the passion of NWIR to the Coffee Shop community since the very beginning. As a women-owned business, Vickie Sharples and Heidi J. Ellsworth continue to support NWIR by powering the career center with classified advertising for job opportunities. “NWIR is proud to provide a job listing [...]

2020-06-25T12:27:48-06:00By |

RoofersCoffeeShop is a Winner at the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

RCS wins B2B Website Building & Construction and honorable mention for B2B Social Media/Online Community. RoofersCoffeeShop®, the award-winning place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business, announced that it is a winner of the 2019 Folio: Eddie Award for Website B2B Building & Construction. They also received an honorable mention in the B2B Social Media/Online Community category. As a 2019 winner, RoofersCoffeeShop (RCS) is recognized among the crème de la crème in the [...]

2019-11-23T04:50:21-07:00By |

The Science of Innovation: Moving the Roofing Industry Forward

According to the National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2018 report, women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce but only 28% of the science and engineering workforce. When evaluating these numbers within the roofing industry, that figure is even lower. While the roofing industry as a whole is widely dominated by men, women continue to grow their involvement and make an impact. The Research and Development Team at Duro-Last®, Inc., is a [...]

2019-11-11T21:11:20-07:00By |

Meet Elite Roofing Supply the newest NWiR Sponsor!

Elite Roofing Supply, an independent distributor headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, was started seven years ago and to date has 16 green field locations in 5 states. Elite branches are run by Managing Partners who are empowered to make their buying and pricing decisions at the local level to provide a high level of service to their customers, and this model is unique in the distribution world. In order to remain in control of the company’s growth [...]

2019-11-09T13:37:27-07:00By |

Surviving the Storm: A Survival Kit for the Roof

Homeowners in storm-prone regions of the U.S. are familiar with “storm survival” kits. These kits contain the essentials for riding out a storm and often include items such as bottled water, batteries, flashlights and non-perishable food. Similar to the kits that help homeowners weather a storm, today’s roofing systems are equipped with built-in “survival kits” that help roofs stand up to the elements.  For example, Owens Corning has developed several storm-worthy shingle technologies embedded in today’s [...]

2019-10-24T16:33:57-06:00By |

Elevating Women in the Roofing Industry

At IKO, we live and breathe our slogan – roofing elevated. In all we do, we strive for an elevated experience for the customers and industry we serve, through the products we create and for the people we employ. That includes making it a priority to celebrate and elevate women across our industry and to educate and inspire young women looking for successful careers. I’ve witnessed a lot of progress since I started in the industry [...]

2019-10-24T15:16:51-06:00By |

Recruitment and Empowerment of Women the Rackley Roofing Way

Recruitment and empowerment of women can sometimes seem like a daunting task. But, many times its as easy as asking questions and listening. At Rackley Roofing, one of our core values is Innovative, which we define as introducing new ideas, originality, and thinking outside the box. As such, we are always looking at new ways to recruit and retain the next generation of workforce toward roofing. As a founding sponsor of National Women in Roofing, and [...]

2019-10-24T15:12:42-06:00By |

Learn How to Use Facebook and LinkedIn to Build Relationships

Tips for Publishing Posts, Responding to Questions and Networking With Others Building relationships is so important in the roofing industry — whether it’s connections with other professionals or with your customers. And while in-person interactions will always be one of the best ways to strengthen relationships, social media has made it possible to build meaningful relationships online, too. Here are some easy steps from ABC Supply about how to use platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn to [...]

2019-09-29T17:22:58-06:00By |

Five Ways You Can Market Your Contracting Business

Use Tips From ABC Supply on Professionalism, Online Presence and Customer Reviews So much of what you hear about marketing these days is in the digital space, and while that’s an important component, there is so much more that goes into promoting a business. Here are five ways you can help your business stand out from the competition and win more jobs. 1. Have a Professional Online Presence From a professional website to a consistent social [...]

2019-09-23T08:54:43-06:00By |

Founding Sponsor TAMKO Deepens Relationship with National Women In Roofing as Diamond Sponsor

A woman-led company for more than 65 years, TAMKO increases support of national trade group whose goals focus on mentoring and connecting women in the male-dominated field of roofing. When Ethelmae Humphreys took the reins at TAMKO Building Products, Inc. in the early 1950s, she was probably the only female executive in the roofing industry. Thankfully, today, that’s no longer true. “The thought that I was in over my head must have entered my mind at [...]

2019-01-29T08:09:18-07:00By |