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Molloy Roofing earns Partner in Quality award

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, presented Molloy Roofing Company with the 2016 Partner in Quality Award. The Cincinnati firm is among only 133 Firestone Building Products Red Shield™ Licensed Roofing Contractors in the United States, Canada and Mexico achieving the esteemed honor.

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Molloy Roofing earns 2014 Angie’s List Super Service award

Molloy Roofing has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.

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Molloy Roofing earns Partner in Quality award

Firestone Building Products Co. recently presented Molloy Roofing Co. of Blue Ash with the 2013 Partner in Quality award for roofing excellence. The company is one of only 207 Firestone Red Shield® licensed contractors throughout North America that were honored with this industry distinction.

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Fall Protection for Roof Work

Once every few issues, a JLC reader takes exception to the misused ladders, unsafe scaffolding, and sketchy fall protection sometimes depicted in our photos. “You are doing contractors and tradesmen a disservice and making yourselves look foolish when you let this stuff through,” wrote one reader recently, a union roofer from the Chicago area.

So I contacted this reader — who asked to remain anonymous — to find out how his company tackles fall protection. To get some other perspectives on the subject, I also talked to several contractors about how they keep their roofing employees safe and productive while complying with OSHA fall protection guidelines. In addition, I’ve attended safety seminars, navigated through OSHA’s extensive online resources, and contacted OSHA for guidance on specific issues — all in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the rules. What I’ve discovered is that while OSHA compliance can be tricky, working safely high above the ground isn’t that difficult if you have the right attitude and the right equipment.

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Hand-Nailing Shingles: Worth It? Molloy Roofing Thinks So

Dave Molloy, owner of Molloy Roofing, a fourth-generation roofing company in Cincinnati that hand-nails every shingle job, explains why he prefers to work this way.

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Molloy Roofing Co. Has Long History Of Donated Roofing Labor With Cincinnati Habitat

Molloy Roofing Co. is a family-owned business serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Located in Blue Ash, the company offers both commercial and residential roofing service to its customers. It was founded by H.J. Molloy in 1900, and is presently led by Dave Molloy, the fourth generation President. About 20 years ago, by a Habitat volunteer from his church to personally assist with shingling a roof of one of our earliest Habitat homes in Cincinnati. Dave and his company have remained active in providing free roofing labor to our ministry over the years.

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Storm provides boost for roofers

Wednesday’s strong thunderstorms and winds triggered a flood of calls to roofing companies.

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Gutter guards, maintenance delay replacement

When should I have my gutters cleaned?

Molloy: It’s best to clean them after seeds have fallen in the spring, and after leaves have fallen in autumn.

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Time for first of two gutter cleanings

BLUE ASH – Cliff Wicks leaves gutter cleaning to the professionals now.

The Blue Ash resident used to clean his own gutters, until ahout five years ago when a ladder accident during a cleaning left Wicks with a broken nose, bumps and bruises.

“I gave the ladder away and decided I would outsource it,” Wicks said with a laugh. “They know what they’re doing.”

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Roofers see business go through the ceiling

Blue is suddenly de rigueur on Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky rooftops. And the hottest phone number in town is the cell number of a good roofer.

Drive down almost any residential street and those blue tarps protecting damaged roofs seem to be almost everywhere. The near hurricane-force winds of Sept. 14 caused unprecedented roof damage to homes and businesses, triggering an equally staggering demand for roofers and roofing materials.

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Family roofing business keeps thriving after 100 years’ service

BLUE ASH – Dave Molloy doesn’t know why his family got started in the roofing business four generations ago, but he does know it was a business he loved from childhood and one that he has continued even when the rest of the family moved on.

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Peak Performance: High standards have kept this roofer in business for four generations

Dave Molloy knows the roofing business from the ground up. His first job for Molloy Roofing Co., founded by his great-grandfather, Harry Molloy, in 1900, was sorting nails by size for the work crews. “That was when I was 8,” he explains. “When I got a little older, I painted metalwork and filled the Dumpsters with scrap.” At 18, Molloy strapped on a nail apron and climbed the ladder that would lead him from the rooftops to ownership of the company in 2001.

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VIDEO

Video: Hurricane Ike 1 Year Later

ONNtv.com: Hurricane Ike Remembered

President Dave Molloy recalls the destructive wind storm that assailed the area in 2008, and the part Molloy Roofing played in the community’s recovery.