Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

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Ruff Roofers, Inc.

Membership Category: Roofing Contractor

Ruff Roofers

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1. BUSINESS NAME:  Ruff Roofers, Inc.

2. CONTACT PERSON:  Tim Ruff/Rob Ruff

3. BUSINESS TYPE:   Corporation  

  1420 Knecht Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21227; Ph: 410-242-2400; Fax: 410-247-7171

4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED: MD                                                         Year of Incorporation: 1996


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership: 15                               Years in business under present name:  15  


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 49




8. WORK RANGE :  Baltimore – D.C. – MD - VA - PA


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong:   N.R.C.A. –BBB - MARCA - ABC – BCE.


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: Companion Property and Casualty


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: No 

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? $2,000,000.

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

19. asphalt shingles         10%

single ply                    10%              

built-up roofing                 10%

cedar shakes              7%

20. ceramic tile                 15%

cement shingles            %

imitation                           10%

metal                       20 %

21. Other (explain): Slate 18%

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 2%

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

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?    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?  Scaffolding – Man lift

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Nail & Copper Bib

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

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

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

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? 1,000 squares

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


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42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 12/14/2006