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Wink: For the Smartest Home on the Block

We spent some time last month blogging about the perks and benefits of installing solar panels. Today, we are making a major announcement. Mr. Roofing and Solar Universe are now offering the installation of Wink. You know the saying, “Work smarter, not harder.” This also applies to the inner workings of your home, and we […]

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A Tree Grows in Hillsborough, California

Today we are exploring another great city: Hillsborough, California. Part of the Peninsula, this city was established in 1910 and is now home to about ten thousand residents in just six square miles. Hillsborough’s history is a pretty fascinating story. All in the Family Agnes Poett Howard married William Davis Merry Howard on July 9, […]

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Mr. Roofing Goes to Career Day

How long has it been since you went back to high school? Junior high? Recently, I was asked to speak at two different schools. The occasion was career day, and it was so much fun to share my journey with these fantastic students. Back to School Jefferson High School in Daly City and Parkway Heights […]

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Burlingame: Home of the First Country Club

In our continuing quest to highlight all the cities that we work in, today’s little tour takes us to Burlingame, CA. The facts: Burlingame only takes up about six square miles and the population hovers just under 30,000. It’s bordered by Millbrae and Hillsborough, California. But, what’s really fascinating is that Burlingame is the site […]

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Daylight Savings and Solar Energy

Most people assume that Benjamin Franklin is credited with coming up with the idea of daylight savings time. But, it was actually a 19th Century entomologist by the name of George Vernon. Vernon had a day job at the local post office in New Zealand. He even wrote up a proposal for his big idea […]

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Pacifica, CA and a Rather Long Story

As part of our ongoing series, we’ve been highlighting the history of the cities we work in. Today we are looking at Pacifica, California. While the city of Pacifica is only about twelve square miles, it boasts a population of 38,606 people and three fantastic beaches. It’s not all surfers, though, there’s a lot of […]

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Solar Panels: Too Good To Be True?

Whenever I have a conversation with a customer about installing Solar Panels, I like to watch the look on their faces when I start explaining all the benefits. It’s a look that says, “It’s too good to be true. There must be a catch.” The thing is, the benefits of solar paneling are that great! […]

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A Trip to Tampa for the CCN Conference

On January 9th, 2015 I headed to the East Coast for the Certified Contractors Network’s Annual Winter Conference. I stayed at the Tampa Westin Harbor Island, which was awesome, and had the chance to network with all sorts of contracting professionals, from all over the country. I even had the opportunity to moderate the “Roofing […]

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Millbrae: A Tale of Two Houses

I’m starting to feel a little bit like a tour guide with these city spotlights. But, I’m having fun! I hope you are as well! Today, let’s take a look at Millbrae, CA. The Millbrae Estate Last week (link to previous blog) I introduced you, very briefly, to Darius Ogden Mills, the founder of the […]

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San Bruno: An Abbreviated History

As part of our ongoing series, we have been spotlighting our favorite cities to work in! As a roofing company, we have the chance to travel around to all sorts of neighborhoods, cities and suburbs. Plus, we get a birds eye view of these places! I’ve noticed something about all these cities. We are lucky […]

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