Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

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Mahan Slate Roofing Co.

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Mahan Slate Roofing

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Mahan Slate Roofing Co. has been providing professional service since 1979.

We specialize in slate, tile and copper roofing for residential and commercial customers.

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Mahan Slate Roofing Co.

2. CONTACT PERSON: Richard Mahan

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation

PO Box 2860, Springfield, MA 01101; Ph: 413-788-9529; Toll free: 800-347-9529; Fax: 413-737-3002

4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED: MAYear of Incorporation: 2007


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2012): 33Years in business under present name: 33


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 14


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 2


8. WORK RANGE : 250 miles of Springfield, MA


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: National Slate Association, National Safety Council


10. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years? No

11. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked? No


12. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Hermitage Insurance Company

13. WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Continental Indemnity Company

Experience Level


14. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years. Yes

15. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years: Yes

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts: Yes

17. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts?

18. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

19. asphalt shingles 0 %

single ply 0%

built-up roofing 0%

cedar shakes 0%

20. ceramic tile 5%

cement shingles 0%

imitation slate 0%

metal 20%

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 0%

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)?

24. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors? No

25. How are your roofing professionals trained? In-house

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing? Yes

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing? Yes

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs? No

29. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs? Yes

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)? Yes

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)? Yes

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK? Yes

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs? We have two booms, a 50 and a 66, we use scaffolding when applicable, all of our employees are Competent Person Trained by the Scaffold Industry Association, and we use roof ladders whenever possible.

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Hook the slate if possible or use a nail and bib.

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates? No If yes, do you ship them? No

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates? Yes If yes, approx. how many squares? 200

37. Do you sell new roofing slate? No

38. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs? Yes

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? Depending on the project, the number of squares is not limited.

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals):

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


John Mahan III


Richard Mahan


John Mahan IV


Brett Bubar


Benjamin Bubar


David Mahan 


Tim Magoon
Artur Solowinski


Greg DeSousa


42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 03/15/06