Owens Corning is the leading manufacturer of roofing products, insulation, and composite solutions in the USA. They export their products worldwide and are known for their roofing network programs. Owens Corning won several awards for the safety and zero injury workplace practices across all locations.
Owens Corning roofing shingles are known for the SureNail technology, wind resistance, algae resistance, and TrueDefinition colors. Some of the shingles are EnergyStar rated and can be installed as per local rules and customer preferences. The shingles have warranty for wind resistance up to 130 miles per hour. The Total Protection System from Owens Corning allow the roof to seal by creating a water proof barrier, to defend by protecting the surface against natural elements such as wind, and to breathe by providing adequate attic ventilation.
Owens Corning shingles are widely used due to the availability and ease of installation. Their interactive online tool lets the homeowners see how the roof would appear if the selected shingles and accessories were installed.
The warranty options from Owens Corning vary with the type of installation and the type of roofer. The standard warranty can be extended for additional charges if the roof is installed by a roofer listed in the Owens Corning network.
Any contractor can register for the Contractor Rewards level as it is open to all. However, the Preferred Contractor and the Platinum Preferred Contractor levels are through invitation only. Only selected contractors get those levels after meeting the requirements. Additional perks are available for the Preferred Contractor and Platinum Preferred Contractor levels.
Owens Corning provides a comprehensive roofing network for contractors. The network provides a competitive edge for the members and other additional resources. The homeowners are assured of their installation if they hire a member from the Owens Corning network. The different levels in the roofing network are Contractor Rewards, Preferred Contractor, and Platinum Preferred Contractor.
The roofing network helps Owens Corning to expand its products and installation. The program brings awareness among roofers and homeowners about the benefits of installing Owens Corning roofs.
In order to apply for the Preferred Contractor, you must meet the base requirements. First, a contractor must receive an invitation from the Owens Corning Roofing Network. Further, a contractor must be in roofing business since 2 years and 50% of the roofs installed must be of Owens Corning. Contractors must meet the one million dollars general liability requirement. In addition, contractors must have worker's compensation and other licensing required by the state of operation. After one year as a Preferred Contractor, a roofing company can apply for the Platinum Preferred Contractor level.
As a Preferred Contractor of the Owens Corning network, roofing companies can get multiple benefits. Roofers can get leads from the Owens Corning Network and they can be listed on Owens Corning website's Contractor Locator. Preferred Contractors are able to get training resources and customized marketing material. Sales training options are available for interested contractors. Additional warranty options are available for customers at special rates, if their roof was installed by the Preferred Contractor.
Owens Corning roofs are recommended by many Home Owner Associations. If you are installing more Owens Corning roofs, it is suggested to get enrolled in the Preferred Contractor program to avail all the special offers and rates from Owens Corning. Find a Preferred Contractor in your area by searching the Contractor Locator.