2022 Stand-Down

May 9th, 2022|

Last week, Progressive Roofing in Dallas participated in the 2022 National Safety Stand-down. A national event to help prevent falls in construction and potentially other hazards that occur on the job site. What types of falls could happen: Falls from ladders/Fixed ladders Falls from a roof Falls from a scaffold Falls down a flight of stairs Falls from structural steel Falls through a floor or roof opening Falls through a fragile roof surface Weather, work environment and time of day can be factors in presenting different hazardous work conditions. Crews participate in thoughts and ideas [...]

Denton County Juvenile Center

November 4th, 2019|

Denton County Juvenile Center  Working within the Denton County Juvenile Center is not an easy task.  Communication between construction crews, project management, and facility personnel is key to the success of the project. Coordination between Progressive Roofing and facility staff was in real-time in order to allow a smooth transition of children from one location to another.   Progressive Roofing performs 99% of all work which sets them apart from other contractors. Moreover, all workers are e-verified making Progressive Roofing a perfect match for high-security settings.   The project consisted of; McElroy metal-over-metal roof recover system (retrofit), 2” eps flu [...]

Staff Spotlight: Brian Kiszka, Texas

May 6th, 2019|

Staff Spotlight: Brian Kiszka, Texas This year, we've begun thinking more about personal choices - how they define us, what they mean for our future, and the impact they have on the people and places around us. So with this in mind, we set out to meet some of our people - and introduce you to one of them this month, Brian Kiszka.  Brian, who is part of the Dallas team, has chosen to work with us and make a difference in Texas and to the customers, he works with. Interview: Brian Kiszka, Lead Estimator, Progressive Roofing, Texas. 1.        [...]

Safety Fest ‘Texas Style’ in the Big D

May 3rd, 2019|

Once again the Texans do it bigger than the rest:  This time it was the 2nd Annual Safety Fest in the Big D of Duncanville, Texas! At 7:30am, on a beautiful Texas spring April morning, Progressive Roofing Texas' General Manager, Bruce Ivers, started the festivities.  He welcomed over 80 roofers, foremen and superintendents to participate in a full day of hands-on safety exercises and training.  They were joined by not only by our supporting vendors, but also our special guests, the Duncanville Police Department and the Duncanville Fire Department (more below). After the traditional coffee and [...]

Historic Preservation and Roofing

July 25th, 2018|

Historic Preservation and Roofing Performing reroofs on old historical buildings can be fun and challenging.  In late 2017, Progressive Roofing- Dallas began the process of removing an older existing roof and replacing it with a more modern-made system that would somewhat reflect the old. ​            The Gregg County courthouse is located at 101 East Methvin, Longview, Texas. Built between 1931 and 1932 by C S Lambie & Company and designed by Architects Voelcker and Dixon.  It is in an Art Deco style typical of the era with a mix of concrete and brick construction. ​            The original building had a [...]

Hiring a Safe Contractor

April 23rd, 2018|

Hiring a Safe Contractor is Important to Your Bottom line When a real estate developer, commercial building owner or school hire a contractor to perform work they are entering into a contractual relationship where safety can affect their bottom line.  Construction is an industry of risk where injuries and even fatalities will occur.  Overall nonfatal injuries are more prevalent in healthcare and agriculture than construction, however more serious and fatal injuries occur in manufacturing and construction.[i] Although, fatalities are on a decline since 2003 they still remain high.[ii] In 2016, the private industry had 4,693 fatalities and [...]

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