Bobby Hooks started a roofing company with two friends as a means to make money while still in college. Nearly five decades later he’s built a business legacy that rivals any competitor in his market, and fostered an extended family of loyal employees still getting it done on a daily basis — continuing to make Graham Roofing Inc. (GRI) one of strongest commercial and industrial roofing firms in the Deep South.
While it may not have been the original plan he had in mind when he entered Mississippi State University in 1968, roofing turned out to be the best avenue for Hooks to put his long-standing work ethic and years studying at MSU’s College of Business and In
SPARKS, Md. — Jeff Campbell recently joined Apex Tool Group (ATG) as vice president of sales and channel marketing, North American Hand Tools. He's responsible for sales and channel marketing efforts in ATG’s Industrial, Construction, and Automotive distribution channels which include all North American Hand Tools product lines, such as GEARWRENCH®, Crescent®, Lufkin®, and Wiss®.
Campbell reports to John Constantine, SVP and president, North American Hand Tools. “We are very pleased to welcome
Luxury apartments in Florida are now waterproof with Polystick® underlayments.
The Landings at Boot Ranch, three-story luxury apartments in Palm Harbor, FL, gets Polyglass’ self-adhered multi-ply waterproofing system. Roofing contractor Quality Roofing, Inc. installed Polystick® MTS and Polystick® TU Plus high temperature underlayments beneath concrete tiles. Polyglass’ WB-3000 (a fast-drying, low VOC primer) was used to enhance the adhesion of the underlayments to the wooden deck. With Florida’s climate, Polystick MTS and Polystick TU Plus are an excellent choice for this 220,000 square-foot reroof project. The waterproofing system has a 30-year warranty.
Meet Jordan Barker of Barker Roofing, Inc. – the First Winner of National Nail’s STINGER CH38-2 Cap Hammer Giveaway
The company is celebrating their 2017 Pro Tool Innovation Award, by giving away a FREE STINGER CH38-2 Cap Hammer weekly.
Did you ever hear the phrase that when you put something out to the universe, it will answer? In Jordan Barker’s case, his answer from the universe was winning a STINGER Nail CH38-2 Cap Hammer from National Nail.
Sounds kind of corny, maybe, but here is what Jordan had to say when we spoke with him recently on the phone. “Not even two weeks ago, my foreman was telling me he sure wished that he had the STINGER Nail Cap Hammer again,” explained Jordan. “We had that same exact model previously but unfortunately we broke it.”
Jordan said he was visiting RoofersCoffeeShop
29 Palms Military Housing Get DECRA Metal Roofing.
The desert is a difficult place to build and work; there are physical and environmental challenges to overcome. In the desert environment of 29 Palms, the military was tearing down old housing and building new homes for personnel. Since this is a military installation there were added challenges.
The first challenge was the environment. The desert of 29 Palms experiences high winds over 90 mph. Because of their unique interlocking design, DECRA panels have a 120 mph wind warranty, and have been tested to a velocity of 150 mph. Furthermore, the interlocking panels provide protection from the elements.
Steel is strong and lightweight. DECRA panels weigh only 125 – 150 pounds per square installed.
TOWSON, Md — DEWALT launched the new 20V MAX* Cordless Concrete Nailer (DCN890), an operationally gas-free nailer designed for use in concrete and steel applications. Running on a DEWALT 20V MAX* battery, this tool eliminates the need for fuel cells and provides a consistent, powerful alternative that operates on the user’s existing battery platform. The nailer is ideal for commercial framing and tracking, mechanical and electrical installations, and both insulation surface prep applications.
As a fully-electric tool, the 20V MAX* Cordless Concrete Nailer resolves several frustrations identified in gas concrete nailers. The inconvenience of maintaining and storing fuel cells on the