Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

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Old World Craftsmen, Inc.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

Old World Craftsmen, Inc.

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Old World Craftsmen, Inc. , P.O. Box 710, Lake City, FL 32056, Ph: 386-758-3264

2. CONTACT PERSON: Jeff Ganskop

3. BUSINESS TYPE:        Corporation               


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


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2016): 20         Years in business under present name:20


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


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


8. WORK RANGE:  Work nationwide.  I have also worked in Hawaii, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, And Japan.


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


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: Frank H. Furman, Inc.

13.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Bridgefield Employer's Insurance Co.

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            %

single ply                         %              

built-up roofing              5%

cedar shakes            2%

20. ceramic tile               15%

cement shingles              %

imitation slate                  %

metal                       3%

21. Other (explain):

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

23. 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.

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

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

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?    Yes        

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? Scaffold to eaves then use ladders, slate jacks, or chicken ladders.

34. 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.

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

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   N/A                           If yes, approx. how many squares?

37. Do you sell new roofing slate?   No                                                 If yes, do you stock them?  N/A  

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? No maximum

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): *Copper Development Association certified for flat seam roofing, soldering, standing seam, built-in gutters:

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Jeff Ganskop


*Mark Ganskop


*Matt Ganskop


*Pat Ganskop


*Jorge Munoz


42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 8/30/05