Here’s some information about how to determine
what type of work a roofing and waterproofing firm may
perform, and what functions each part of the support
chain provides to a particular audience.
Click on the
headings to view members in each discipline.
Services – CRCA Member Professional Roofing Contractors
provide services in all aspects of roofing systems:
Residential & Steep Slope Roofing:
These Specialty Roofing Contractors perform work
in either residential or commercial environments
with the varied products of the high slope industry.
Many peform work in traditional “flat roofing” on residences with this type of roofing system. Read
Slope Commercial, Industrial & Institutional
Professional Roofing Contractors perform new construction,
tear off, or re-rroofing services on many flat or low sloped garden roofs, reflective, ballasted or photovoltaic covered rooftops, throughout the Chicagoland area. Read
Waterproofing & Dampproofing:
Waterproofing work requires special expertise in
detailing and system configuration to be effective
for either horizontal or vertical surfaces. Dampproofing
systems are typically used on walls of buildings
where water pressure buildup is not expected, such
as some residential construction. Read
– Roofing distributors perform the very important
function of a ready supply of roofing and waterproofing
inventory, delivery trucks, technical expertise and
extending credit to firms in the roofing and waterproofing
– Manufacturers of roofing and waterproofing
materials, and the components to assemlbe the system, including garden roofing components, photovoltaic panels and adhesive systems, gravel and ballast, reflective coatings, provide CRCA Member Distribution with products plus technical
innovation and expertise.
Representatives – The roofing and
waterproofing industry uses a mix of company employees
and independent manufacturers representatives to market
their products. Both methods provide support to the
Professional Roofing Contractor, installing all types of roofing systems.
– Roofing Consultants sometimes work with building
owners and managers, roofing contractors, and architects
providing consultation services to the industry.
Services Suppliers – All businesses
need various support services such as Garden Roofing Overburden Photovoltaic suppliers, Insurance, Accounting services, and more.