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About Us - Introducing Roofer Resource (RR)

Welcome to Roofer Resource, the online community for roofers living and working in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. As most tradesmen know, construction in Canada is booming, and this is especially true in Vancouver as we prepare for the 2010 Winter Games. Building renovations and new construction projects can be seen throughout the city and roofers are in high demand. In fact, when you consider the winter climate that we endure in Vancouver and the effect that it can have on a building's roof, roofers are perhaps the most sought after contractors around. Roofer Resource provides roofers with industry specific knowledge so that they can capitalize on the booming roofing industry.


Features of Roofer Resource (RR)

Roofer Resource is for roofers on the cutting edge of the industry. The site will improve your skill and efficiency by putting industry specific tools and information at your fingertips. In addition to providing tons of great roofing information, we also strive to produce roofer-relevant lifestyle and entertainment content. Below is a list of RR’s most popular features.

Project Finder:  Subcontractors spend a lot of time on the road. Minimize the amount of money you spend on fuel, and reduce traffic related stress by taking advantage of RR’s online Project Finder.

Employee Finder:  Improve job site productivity by finding employee candidates online with RR’s Employee Finder.

Weather Center:  Is today a “rain day” or not? Help reduce poor work decisions based on inaccurate weather forecasts. Not sure which forecast to believe?  Get up-to-date weather information from multiple sources all in one place.

Roofing News and Articles:  Stay on top of the game and get inspired by reading industry related news and articles. Topics include business and financial advice, tool and gear reviews, and quality control techniques.

Map Quest:  Plan your daily driving route more effectively by using Map Quest’s mapping feature.

Roofers Blog:  A great tool for networking with other professionals, or to simply to rant about anything roofing related.

Sports Center: Get the latest sports news from one of Canada’s leading sporting news providers,

Lifestyle Articles:  A healthy, balanced life requires both work and play. Find articles relating to the latter, with topics on entertainment, health, and even relationships.

Google Search: Use RR as your home page and surf the web by using our Google Search feature.

Feedback Center: We want to improve. Tell us what you like, dislike and what you’d like to see added to RR in the future.

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Henrik Sedin will remember his milestone night ‘for a long time’

Henrik Sedin’s milestone night, in which he scored his 1000th career NHL point, was made all the more special because he did it at home, he scored alongside his twin brother, and buried it on his former captain, Roberto Luongo.

Milan Lucic wakes from slumber to further Bruinization of Oilers

The Bruinization of the Oilers continued Friday night in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators in which Milan Lucic came out of his month-long slumber to play a major role. There were fights, lots of hits, and a ton of physical play.

Twitter Reaction: Henrik Sedin’s 1,000th point

Ex-teammates (on and off the ice) and fans alike took to Twitter to congratulate Henrik Sedin on his 1000th career point.

Sedin beats Luongo for 1,000th NHL point as Canucks down Panthers

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Friday night.

Power-play goals by Weber, Pacioretty lift Canadiens over Devils

The Montreal Canadiens snapped a two-game skid Friday night with a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

Raptors fall to Kemba Walker, Hornets in lopsided loss

Kemba Walker scored 32 points on 11-of-16 shooting, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 113-78 on Friday night.

Oilers’ win streak snapped; Ellis, Predators win in shootout

The Nashville Predators won their second game in a row, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Friday.

Claude Julien quiet on job status, ‘not into shock journalism’

Bruins head coach Claude Julien declined to answer on Friday night when asked about his job security after his team was shut out for the second straight home game.

Stroman ‘still friends’ with Sanchez despite speculation

Marcus Stroman says he and Aaron Sanchez are still friends, even if they aren’t as close as they once were.

Big 2nd period helps Penguins in dismantling of Hurricanes

Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist during Pittsburgh’s four-goal second period, and the Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 7-1 on Friday night.