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International Roofing Expo Business Update

International Roofing Expo Business Update


  International Roofing Expo Business Update    


Roofers Need to Guard Against 'Waves' of COVID Liability Lawsuits

With many states reopening and employees coming back to work, it may seem as though the worst of the pandemic is finally over. But roofing companies need to start taking extra precautions now to prevent “waves” of liability lawsuits that are likely coming from workers and customers. Read More


Pandemic Recovery

Housing Starts Climb 4.3%

Construction of new houses rose 4.3% in May as a reopening economy and ultra-low mortgage rates drew buyers and encouraged builders to speed up work. Read More


May Contracts Increase 3%

Dodge Data & Analytics reports construction starts rose 3% in May. Several large nonresidential building projects broke ground in May, resulting in the gain. Read More


SBA Provides EZ Version of Loan Forgiveness Application

The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration released updated loan forgiveness applications for the Paycheck Protection Program. In addition, the SBA is providing a new EZ version of the revised application. Read More


Industry Surveys

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator, Contractor Confidence Rebound in May

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 7.9 months in May. Furthermore, survey results indicate that confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders continued to rebound. Read More


New Data Shows Construction Activity Returning To Pre-Coronavirus Levels

The new AGC economic data, however, also shows some future projects are being canceled and many others are being delayed by supply chain issues and labor shortages, underscoring the need for additional federal recovery measures. Read More



Technology Held Us Together — And It Will Move Us Forward

Now is the time to take a hard look inside of your business. Meet safely or virtually with your leadership team to identify areas for improvement. If you do not think you can objectively make an accurate assessment, consider bringing in a third party as a fresh set of eyes. Read More


Roofers in the News

Roofing Contractor Grants New Roof to COVID-19 Hero

Reliant Roofing in Jacksonville, Fla., is partnering with GAF to give away a free roof to one healthcare worker or first responder in Northeast Florida. Read More


Roofing Salesmen Confused With Antifa, Held at Gunpoint

A man in Colorado was arrested Thursday after police say he held two door-to-door roofing salesmen at gunpoint because he thought they were members of Antifa. Read More



Don't Become Irrelevant! 5 Rules to Live By

The biggest fear for successful people: the fear of becoming irrelevant. If people believe they have become irrelevant, their happiness declines dramatically. Here are five tips to avoid the trap of irrelevance and maintain happiness. Read More


Got Questions About IRE 2021? Ask Regina

Regina is your virtual, interactive source for information regarding all things related to the 2021 International Roofing Expo. She can help you with questions about the show 24/7. So if you've got a question, Regina can help! Read More


Put the Power of IRE 2021 to Work for You

By exhibiting at the 2021 International Roofing Expo (IRE) you will reach new buyers, generate leads, penetrate new markets, increase sales and strengthen your position. Read More

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