While heavy snow and blizzard conditions last month caused some structure damage across the region, local contractors and roofing distributors say demand for repair services and materials has not gone up.
snow actually has weakened our demand, because it’s tough for contractors to
get out and install material when there is snow all over the roof,” said Tony
Matter, a spokesman for Carlisle SynTec, a leading commercial roofing
However, once the winter weather is behind us, manufacturers like Carlisle
they will see an uptick in demand “It’s
likely to have a positive impact on re-roofing opportunities in the spring,”
Matter said. From The Sentinel Online.
Demand for roofers unchanged despite record snowfall
March 5, 2010