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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, Sportsnet.ca.

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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Twitter reaction: Canucks fans aren’t fans of lottery system

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Oilers now favoured by Vegas to win Stanley Cup

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Ron and Don: Cam Talbot the reason Oilers are winning

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Devils win 2017 NHL Draft Lottery, get No. 1 overall pick

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Kessel helps Penguins past Capitals for 2-0 series lead

Phil Kessel had two goals and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Washington Capitals 6-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-0 series lead.