Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

Old World Craftsmen, Inc.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

Old World Craftsmen, Inc.

Private barn Tallahassee Florida (above)


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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Old World Craftsmen, Inc.

2. CONTACT PERSON: Jeff Ganskop

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation

4. ADDRESS: P.O. Box 710, Lake City, FL 32056

5. PHONE NUMBER: (386) 758-3264

    Fax Number:

    Email Address: (not .com)

    Website: (not .com)

6. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:    FL                                                      Year of Incorporation: 2003

7. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership:  20                          Years in business under present name:  20  


8. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 20


9. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 4


10. WORK RANGE:  Work Nationwide. I have also worked in Hawaii, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Japan


11.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association


12. 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 

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


14. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Frank H Furman Inc.

15.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Bridgefield Employers Ins. Co.

Experience Level


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

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

18. At least 75% of the roofing contracts I have fulfilled over the past five years have been natural quarried slate roofing contracts, OR my company does at least $500,000 per year of natural quarried slate roofing contracts: Yes     

19. 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?

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

21. asphalt shingles            %

single ply                         %              

built-up roofing          5%

cedar shakes      2%

22. ceramic tile            15%

cement shingles            %

imitation                           %

metal                3%

23. Other (explain):

24. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all?

25. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Roof consulting, carpentry, siding, masonry, roof paver systems

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

27. How are your roofing professionals trained?  Training done on job by company owner and job supervisor and skilled slate roofers with over 10 years of experience.

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

29. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       

30. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?    Yes       

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

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

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

34. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes        

35. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?  Scaffold to eaves then use ladders, slate jacks, or chicken ladders.

36. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Repair with slate hooks or drill a hole in the joint and slip copper step flashing in joint to cover nail.

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

38. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   NA                          If yes, approx. how many squares?

39. Do you sell new roofing slate?      No                                             If yes, do you stock them?   NA

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

41. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? No maximum

42. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): Copper Development Assoc. Certified for Flat Seam Soldered, soldering, Standing Seam, Built in Gutters

43. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Jeff Ganskop


Pat Ganskop


Matt Ganskop


Mark Ganskop


Jorge Munoz








44. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 8/30/05