Silktown Roofing Secures GSA Contracts, Will Focus Green Offering to Federal Agencies

Oct 08, 2012, 07:30 ET from Silktown Roofing, Inc.

MANCHESTER, Conn., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silktown Roofing, Inc. (Silktown) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded GSA Schedules 56 and 206 and is now certified to provide services to the federal government.  Silktown Roofing has placed their extensive roofing and waterproofing services on the government's electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.

"As an Accredited Green Roofing Professional (GRP), these schedules open up significantly more markets for us throughout the country," states Kevin McGrath, General Manager of Silktown Roofing, Inc.  "With our GSA schedules, we can now offer both industrial and green roofing solutions to state and municipal governments at fixed government pricing."

Given the nature of today's environmental considerations to build environmentally friendly buildings and to provide a sustainable long term design, governments are keenly interested in "sustainable, green roofing systems." Installed correctly Green Roofs are attractive, energy saving installations that also extend the useful life expectancy of the roofing/waterproofing system. Silktown Roofing has installed all types of Green Roof Systems including Intensive Systems, Extensive Systems and various Planter/Paver/Landscaping Systems. Many of these applications also included installation of growth mediums and vegetative plantings.

Silktown Roofing also leads the industry in Solar Powered Roofing solutions. Solar electricity provides clean and green energy, protects against rising utility costs and reduces a building's carbon footprint. Silktown Roofing has installed over 2 megawatts of photovoltaic roofing systems to date, both in thin film and crystalline panels.

Silktown Roofing solutions also extend to more traditional forms of industrial roofing includingAsphalt and Membrane Roofs; Waterproofing; Metal Roofing; Paver and Slate Roofing. Silktown Roofing has completed many projects where strict adherence to historical aesthetics has to be combined with structural enhancement and offer numerous preventive maintenance programs to diagnose major roof problems before they occur, extending roof life, protecting roof warranties and significantly reducing costly emergency repairs.

About Silktown Roofing, Inc.:
Founded in 1984, Silktown Roofing is a full-service roofing and waterproofing contractor that offers a commitment to service unmatched in the roofing industry. From the largest new construction projects, replacement on existing roofing systems, waterproofing and damp proofing projects, aggressive preventive maintenance for the entire building envelope, and the unexpected emergency leak repair, Silktown Roofing demonstrates the highest level of professional workmanship. With over 300 employees, Silktown Roofing specializes in commercial and industrial roofing and waterproofing applications including, but not limited to, built-up, single-ply, tile, slate, shingles, metal, and all types of waterproofing for the entire building envelope. Visit for more information.

Contact for Silktown Roofing, Inc.: Kevin McGrath, General Manager at (860) 647-0198

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