All year ‘round, roofing contractors spend their time, energy and considerable talents helping to make homes and businesses safe and dry. How do you reward such selfless dedication to protecting what matters most? By making sure your favorite roofer has a holiday to remember. (And if your favorite roofer is yourself? That’s OK too!)
The GAF ProBlog is proud to present these last-minute gifting recommendations for contractors and the folks who appreciate them.
Does anything say “I care about you” quite like a stocking full of personal protection equipment? Worker safety is a primary concern for all GAF factory-certified contractors, in both the residential and commercial categories.
First of all, every roofer deserves the kind of professional safety training they can get from GAF CARE: the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence. To find out about local course locations and times, contact CARE at 1-866-671-2273 or email CARE@gaf.com
In addition to training, chances are good that your favorite contractor can — and will — use something on the following list. But be sure to talk to them before shopping, to make sure you’re choosing equipment that suits their work routine. Most of these items can be found right at your local big box home improvement or local hardware store.
We hear from roofers every day who started their business with a ladder, a beat-up pickup, and a discount nail gun. So however successful your favorite contractor may be today, you can be sure they’re always happy to work with new high-quality tools. Here are some of commonly needed items in a steep-slope or low-slope roofer’s toolkit:
Be sure to check out discounts on tools and equipment, available for GAF factory-certified contractors in the GAF Contractor Zone. (Login required.)
The roofing business is changing fast. New roof measurement and project management technologies are helping contractors work faster and more effectively. If you really want to surprise your contractor, think about gifting them one of these:
On behalf of the GAF marketing and communications elves, we wish you and yours a Happy Holiday Season and a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year.