Hearken to New Episodes of NRCA’s Inspiring Podcast Collection — RoofersCoffeeShop®

September 17, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

The brand new episodes look at the group of Chicago-area roofing contractors.

The Nationwide Roofing Contractors Affiliation has launched two new episodes from its podcast collection, “Tales of an Extraordinary Trade.” The aim of the podcast is to raise the roofing trade by sharing necessary classes to be realized and tales of which the trade will be proud. 

The episodes look at the distinctive kinship of Chicago-area roofing contractors. Sponsored by ABC Provide Co. Inc., Beloit, Wisconsin, “Constructing Chicago Twice,” highlights the story of Moses Powell, who began a roofing firm in Chicago in 1847 when he was simply 16 years previous. Powell labored onerous to construct town because the variety of residents swelled, however he misplaced every thing through the Nice Chicago Fireplace in 1871. Tony Roque, president of M. W. Powell Co. and a seventh era roofing contractor, and Invoice McHugh, govt director of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Affiliation, clarify how Powell joined forces with different roofing contractors after the catastrophe, sharing instruments, inventing fire-resistant supplies, and laying the groundwork for the creation of CRCA and different roofing associations. 

In “Sustaining Greatness,” sponsored by DensDeck® Roof Boards, Roque and McHugh proceed explaining how Chicago roofing contractors banded collectively after town was devastated by hearth. Native contractors put aside their competitiveness in favor of pursuing greatness and dealing collectively to collectively remedy issues they confronted and enhance the roofing trade. An early problem was learn how to fight some contractors’ poor enterprise practices and shoddy workmanship. Contractors who joined the Gravel Roof Safety Affiliation, later the CRCA, established a code of ethics to encourage clients’ belief. As years handed, affiliation members continued pursuing greatness by working collectively and diversifying outreach efforts to ladies and younger folks to assist safe the trade’s future. 

Podcast episodes can be found at roofingstories.podbean.com; on NRCA’s web site at nrca.web/news-events/podcast; or wherever you get your podcasts, together with Apple, Google, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher. 

About NRCA

Since 1886, the Nationwide Roofing Contractors Affiliation has been the house for generations of entrepreneurial craftsmen and enterprises who shelter and shield America’s households and companies and one another. Our imaginative and prescient is the popularity of our members as professionals and to unite the trade to that goal. NRCA is likely one of the building trade’s most revered commerce associations and the voice of roofing professionals and main authority within the roofing trade for info, schooling, expertise and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing trade, together with contractors; producers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; constructing house owners; and metropolis, state and authorities businesses. For details about NRCA and its providers and choices, go to nrca.web

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