Rooftop Safety 101

In 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 887 workers died from falls in the workplace. This adds up to more than 17% of work-related fatalities due to falls alone, and in construction that number raises to 40%.   Fall protection is one of the easiest safety precautions that

A Century of Roofing

Omaha’s oldest roofing contractor’s story started with Independent Roofing Company founder, Arthur Kersawe in 1919.   In the beginning, IRC focused primarily on residential roofing, however, when Kersawe’s son-in-law, Robert Dreibus, came on board in the 1950’s he introduced low slope

How to Prepare Your Roof for Winter

Shifting from the summer’s heat to the winters harsh cold can drastically change things on your roof. With both routine maintenance and a preventative program in place, building owners can extend the life of their roofs throughout the winter season. Now that fall is among us and winter approaching

Six Signs Your Commercial Roof Needs Repaired

While commercial roofs are designed to last decades, there are some signs of wear and tear you can be on the lookout for. By spotting these signs early you can avoid spending thousands of dollars in major repairs and prolong the life of your roof. Leaks Leaks are one of the most obvious

How to Choose the Right Roofing Contractor

As a commercial property owner, one of the most essential components of your property is maintaining the roof and hiring the right professional to maintain it. While hiring the right commercial roofing contractor can be a tough decision to make with an abundance of contractors out there, there are

Common Roofing Questions Answered

Your roof can be easy to forget about, until something goes wrong. When something does go wrong finding the right information can be difficult. That’s why we have answered some of the most common questions we receive from customers below. How long will a new roof last? The life of your roof