CertainTeed Honors Tower Roofing Inc. and Avanti Roofing Inc. with Prestigious Select ShingleMaster™ Tenured Member Status
(Valley Forge, Pa.) – Tower Roofing Inc. and Avanti Roofing Inc., Santa Barbara, California were recently honored with CertainTeed Corporation’s Select ShingleMaster™ Tenured Member Status. This top level roofing credential represents the highest standards of excellence, quality and knowledge in the shingle roofing industry. Tower Roofing Inc. and Avanti Roofing Inc. shares the distinction with only a small number of other roofing companies in the U.S. and Canada, having participated in the leading manufacturer credential program for 10 years.
“We are pleased to recognize Tower Roofing Inc. and Avanti Roofing Inc. as a Tenured Select ShingleMaster,” says Jay Butch, director of contractor programs for CertainTeed Roofing. “For more than a decade, they have consistently complied with program standards, which in turn, provide them with business tools to assist their company operations, while offering a higher level of service to their customers.”
The program provides contractors with high-level training and tools to improve installation skills, and enhanced roofing product information. To attain CertainTeed Select ShingleMaster Member status, contractors must meet the most stringent requirements in the roofing industry. Select companies must have proof of current liability and worker’s compensation insurance. In addition, the company must ensure 50 percent of their shingle installation crew, plus all job supervisors, have passed the CertainTeed Master Shingle Applicator™ test and employ at least one person who passed the CertainTeed Shingle Quality Specialist™ test.
As outlined, a Select ShingleMaster has shown extensive knowledge of shingle installation and quality through rigorous testing. Only they can offer CertainTeed’s highest level of SureStart Plus™ extended warranty coverage when an Integrity Roof System is installed on a home.
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Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm’s slogan “Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed,” quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, and celebrating its 350th anniversary, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For six consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2014 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2014. www.certainteed.com