Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc.

Contractor Profile:

Guaranty Sheet Metal Works, Inc.

Guaranty Sheet Metal Works, Inc.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Guaranty Sheet Metal Works, Inc.

2. CONTACT PERSON: Lonnie Smith

3. BUSINESS TYPE:   Corporation  

4. ADDRESS: 2649 Delaware Ave., Kenner, LA 70062

5. PHONE NUMBER: (504) 466-3749; (504) 913-3705

    Email Address:


6. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:    LA                                                      Year of Incorporation: 1970

7. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership:    44                         Years in business under present name:     44


8. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 10




10. WORK RANGE: Mississippi, Louisiana


11.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: Greater New Orleans Executive Association, NSA, NFIB, GAF


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: Aparicio, Walker & Seeling, Inc.

15.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Louisiana Workers Compensation Corp.

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 number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are 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? 40%

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

21. asphalt shingles          10%

single ply/TPO            10%              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes              %

22. ceramic tile                 %

cement shingles            %

imitation                           %

metal                    40%

23. Other (explain):

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

25. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Sheet Metal Fabrication, Rough Carpentry Related To Roofing

26. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors?   Yes

27. How are your roofing professionals trained? Through apprenticeships and under owners interlude

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?  Rope Harness, Stage Boards, Scaffolding

36. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Installing slate with copper wire, slate hooks

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

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

39. Do you sell new roofing slate?   Yes                                                If yes, do you stock them?   Yes   

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? 350 to 400 squares

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

43. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Ronald Hardy




Teddy Verdun




Vester Gray




Reynaldo Martinez





44. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: January 27, 2014