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12th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit





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Today’s finance market continues to improve…new equity sources, CMBS lenders, competitive banks and life companies and rapidly changing loan programs. Talonvest Capital provides self storage owners efficient access to the debt and equity markets. We’re continually identifying new capital sources and evaluating existing programs so you can maximize the capital structure for your real estate investments.

TALONVEST OFFERS:

CONFIDENCE: our seasoned principals personally execute your transaction, there’s no hand off to junior team members.

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS: our knowledge and judgment was honed over 72 combined years of structuring debt and equity.

MULTIPLE OPTIONS: perm loans, bridge loans, participating debt, mezzanine financing and equity.

NUMEROUS SOURCES: banks, credit unions, CMBS lenders, life companies, debt funds and equity funds.

ROOM PARTNERS

   

 PLATINUM SPONSORS
 
What’s StoreLocal? StoreLocal is a cooperative of local, regional, and international self storage owners and operators coming together to compete against the industry giants. Together the co-op members leverage existing and new resources to build solutions for more agile ways to acquire customers and services, thereby bridging the gap between the acquisition cost and occupancies of the top national operators and reservation systems. A cooperative is equitable to all participants, has enough flexibility to accommodate different sized operators, and fosters loyalty through ownership.
 

Since 2008, Live Oak Bank has been achieving its primary goal: financing small business growth nationwide. Today, Live Oak Bank is one of the top originators of small business loans, with one of the strongest loan portfolios in the country. Since we lend exclusively to small businesses, our focused lending experience is second to none. Live Oak Bank executives are industry leaders in finance and technology, bringing innovation and efficiency to the lending process. The team brings decades of experience in the financial services industry, setting a standard of excellence and service embraced by all Live Oak employees.

Chief Executive Officer Chip Mahan, the key founder of Live Oak, was noted as one of the 10 Most Influential People in Financial Services by FutureBanker magazine, and was recently featured in American Banker as an industry innovator. Together, Live Oak leadership continues to drive a company and brand that is associated with trust, expertise across our industries, and the highest level of customer service.

GOLD SPONSORS
 
A pioneer in self storage automation, OpenTech Alliance is the leading developer of innovative self service solutions for the self storage industry. Their trail was blazed by offering facilities 24 hour self service solutions through a complete line of INSOMNIAC™ Kiosks. Today, the innovation continues with a full range of self service rental solutions that include; Self Storage Cloud Services, INSOMNIAC Live! Call Center, INSOMNIAC Online Web & Mobile, ILOCK Security & Access and LiveAgent! / LivePhone! applications used to build internal call centers. OpenTech products and services increase revenues, reduce operating costs and improve customer convenience for self storage businesses.
 Bader CO
For over 35 years, Bader Company has been a nationally recognized leader in "point-of-lease/point-of sale” insurance. Bader Company makes insurance easy for owner-operators and tenants alike. Bader Company is a marketing and administration company that specializes in niche markets where there is a need for insurance, repetitive payment stream, and an opportunity for clients to offer the products to their customers.
 SILVER
 
Phone: 1-800-833-9296

Fax: 1-800-235-1405

Web Site: www.chateauproducts.com

E-mail: sales@chateauproducts.com

Chateau Products, Inc. is a family-owned business dedicated exclusively to the self-storage industry. Since 1991, Chateau has offered the self-storage industry high quality padlocks, latches and latch systems, with value pricing and the highest regard for customer service. We design and manufacture our security hardware to meet the ever-growing demands of the industry.Disc Locks and Padlocks for Resale. Cylinder BEZEL® Latching Systems. Manager Over locks and Maintenance Items. Retail-Store Fixtures and Packing Supplies. Orders are Shipped within 24 hours from the Company’s Florida or Nevada warehouses.

 
SMD SOFTWARE, INC. – SITELINK With more than 6,000 installations worldwide, SiteLink Web Edition is one of the most popular software programs in the self-storage industry. Quality service, continuous updates and user-friendliness make Web Edition a favorite with single- and multi-store operators alike. More than 70 of top 100 operators run Web Edition today. Web Edition is easy to install and grows with you. At no additional charge, Web Edition integrates with other platforms like smart phones, websites, listing services, INSOMNIAC KIOSKS, DocuSign and central mail providers. Powerful features like revenue management, integrated CRM, email and text messaging grow revenue and lower the cost of owning software.
 
Since 1974, MiniCo has provided the self-storage industry’s leading specialty insurance programs and information resources. We work with your independent insurance agent to offer a commercial businessowners policy including specialty coverages, umbrella and general liability only. Recent enhancements include improved wind and hail deductible options, and expanded geographic support. The MiniCo Pay-With-Rent tenant insurance program lets you earn up to $4+ per policy per month. MiniCo Pay-With-Rent and the TenantOne Direct mail-in program feature $0 deductible, replacement cost coverage, facility coverage for fire and more! MiniCo’s publications include Mini-Storage Messenger, Self-Storage Almanac, Self-Storage Canada, and Mobile Self-Storage Magazine.

Company Name: MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC

Address: 2531 W. Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021

Contact Person: Customer Care Department

Toll Free: 800-447-8383

Fax: 800-637-4981

Web Site: www.minico.com

E-mail: customercare@minico.com

 Self Storage Manger

Self Storage Manager (E-SoftSys)

653 Skippack Pike, Suite 15

Blue Bell, PA 19422

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Toll Free: 800.469.1740 x1

Phone: 800.469.1740 x1

Fax: 484.944.1579

Web: www.selfstoragemanager.com

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Name: Kat Shenoy

Title: President & CEO

E-mail: sales@selfstoragemanager.com

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Product Description:

E-SoftSys offers a complete suite of products and services including:

Self Storage Manager - Comprehensive management software for single and multi-facility operators

e-CRM - Fully integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM)module, designed specifically for the self-storage industry and multi-facility operators, with interfaces to leading phone systems, call center systems, etc. e-CRM is currently being used by several large operators with a combined total of 900 plus sites in USA and Canada.

Other Modules - INSOMNIACTM Kiosk Interface, Online Reservations, Rentals & Payments, QlikViewTM Business Intelligence and Analytics Interface, Mobile Websites, Customer Portal, XPS, iPadTM/Tablet-based Site Walk Through and Audit module, and more.

Lead Aggregator Interface - CubeSmart, Sparefoot, USStorageLocator

24x7 Customer Support- by Phone, E-mail and Online chat

Training Videos - In addition to the free training that is provided by our implementation and support team, over 300 Training Videos are available to customers for self-training on application functionality

 
Bancap Self Storage Group is the "#1 Self Storage Broker in California.”

With an unmatched track record of over $900 million of completed sales, we are the only brokerage firm that has been committed exclusively to self storage in California for over 25 years.

Offering unmatched experience and expertise, we have brokered properties in virtually every market in the state and in every price range – from individual properties to large portfolio sales, including one property sold at a record setting price of over $31 million. We have also completed more portfolio sales and more sales of lender-owned (REO) storage properties in California than any other broker.

From "tax reform” in the 1980’s to the challenges of the present, we have assisted sellers of storage properties in all types of economic conditions. We have numerous qualified buyers aggressively looking to buy properties now!

Contact us today for a free "no obligation” analysis of the current value of your self storage property in California.

 
CAM Services provides professional property maintenance services to more than 1,300 commercial, multi-family unit and institutional properties valued at over $7 billion across California. Our team of experts provides professional cleaning, janitorial, property maintenance, landscaping, power sweeping, steam cleaning, day porter, ADA remediation, trash chute cleaning and repair, and other services that protect and enhance a property’s appeal and value.





4th Annual West Coast Self Storage Owners Conference




PLATINUM SPONSORS

For over 35 years, Bader Company has been a nationally recognized leader in "point-of-lease/point-of sale” insurance. Bader Company makes insurance easy for owner-operators and tenants alike. Bader Company is a marketing and administration company that specializes in niche markets where there is a need for insurance, repetitive payment stream, and an opportunity for clients to offer the products to their customers. 

What’s StoreLocal? StoreLocal is a cooperative of local, regional, and international self storage owners and operators coming together to compete against the industry giants. Together the co-op members leverage existing and new resources to build solutions for more agile ways to acquire customers and services, thereby bridging the gap between the acquisition cost and occupancies of the top national operators and reservation systems. A cooperative is equitable to all participants, has enough flexibility to accommodate different sized operators, and fosters loyalty through ownership.

Storage PRO… is Northern California’s leading third-party self-storage property management firm. "Long term success and sustained profits in the self-storage business comes not from what you build, but how well you manage the business”.Our approach is to ensure your property receives the utmost skill in day-to-day management, clearly focused on increasing asset value and maintaining targeted cash flow. We make it our priority to know your business inside and out, keep in touch with the marketplace to sense changing factors that might affect the business, and are always on the lookout for new ways to grow your business. Like other well-established retail and service brands, the StoragePRO® identity works to create a strong market image of professionalism and leadership. Furthermore, the StoragePRO motto; "Making Self-Storage Work for You! ®” develops a compelling personality of convenience, security, professional customer service and value in the minds of potential consumers. The "StoragePRO Management Way” provides hands-on, day-to-day management of the retail self-storage business. Clients benefit from StoragePRO "group buying” of merchandise, insurance, web (pay-per-click) and yellow page advertising and other operating supplies and equipment.

As a complete business program, StoragePRO property management services offer six important characteristics:

1. We bring into play the best regional self-storage professionals who know the dynamics of the local marketplace, market potential, competition, etc.

2. We focus on creating asset value and business success through effective day-to-day asset management of the business and property.

3. We develop the self-storage business from a "retailing perspective” of branding, customer service and targeted marketing.

4 We enable the power of group buying and sourcing to significantly improve store marketing exposure and reduce day to day operating expenses.

5. We preserve the individual owner’s independence.. while arming them with a powerful identity and a set of management resources and systems to achieve superior business performance.

6. We preserve the individual owner’s investment criteria and performance needs while developing a mutually beneficial partnership relationship armed with a powerful business concept and identity, coupled with the management tools and resources to achieve sustained business results.

 

Extra Space Storage Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and/or operates 820 self-storage properties in 34 states and Washington, D.C. The Company's properties comprise approximately 550,000 units and over 59 million square feet of rentable space, offering customers a wide selection of conveniently located and secure storage solutions across the country, including boat storage, RV storage and business storage. The Company is the second largest owner and/or operator of self-storage properties in the United States and is the largest self-storage management company in the United States.

Extra Space Storage® Inc. (NYSE: EXR) is a real estate investment trust based in Salt Lake City, Utah with regional offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self storage in the U.S., and is a national owner, developer, acquirer and operator of professionally managed self-storage properties.

Extra Space Storage is a thirty year old company that has been involved in the self-storage industry since its inception. Extra Space Storage's mission is sustainable growth, based around six basic company goals:

  • Maximize customer satisfaction
  • Provide an excellent product and service
  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial business relationships
  • Increase shareholder value
  • Grow the business
  • Make Extra Space Storage a great place to work

 

Extra Space Storage is a growth-oriented company creating a new standard in the self-storage industry. Both customers and communities benefit from Extra Space Storage's professional approach to storage. Featuring attractive, convenient and secure facilities operated by professional managers, Extra Space Storage seeks to change the association of self storage as a temporary holding place for rarely-used things to a desirable, safe, and customer-oriented facility perfectly suited for maintaining and accessing valued personal and business possessions.

 
GOLD SPONSORS

Self Storage Manager (E-SoftSys)

653 Skippack Pike, Suite 15

Blue Bell, PA 19422

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Toll Free: 800.469.1740 x1

Phone: 800.469.1740 x1

Fax: 484.944.1579

Web: www.selfstoragemanager.com

---------------------------------------------------------

Name: Kat Shenoy

Title: President & CEO

E-mail: sales@selfstoragemanager.com

---------------------------------------------------------

  Product Description:

E-SoftSys offers a complete suite of products and services including:

  •  e-CRM - Fully integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) module, designed specifically for the self-storage industry and multi-facility operators, with interfaces to leading phone systems, call center systems, etc. e-CRM is currently being used by several large operators with a combined total of 900 plus sites in USA and Canada. 

  • Other Modules - INSOMNIACTM Kiosk Interface, Online Reservations, Rentals & Payments, QlikViewTM Business Intelligence and Analytics Interface, Mobile Websites, Customer Portal, XPS, iPadTM/Tablet-based Site Walk Through and Audit module, and more.               

  • Lead Aggregator Interface - CubeSmart, Sparefoot, USStorageLocator

  • Training Videos - In addition to the free training that is provided by our implementation and support team, over 300 Training Videos are available to customers for self-training on application functionality


A pioneer in self storage automation, OpenTech Alliance is the leading developer of innovative self service solutions for the self storage industry. Their trail was blazed by offering facilities 24 hour self service solutions through a complete line of INSOMNIAC™ Kiosks. Today, the innovation continues with a full range of self service rental solutions that include; Self Storage Cloud Services, INSOMNIAC Live! Call Center, INSOMNIAC Online Web & Mobile, ILOCK Security & Access and LiveAgent! / LivePhone! applications used to build internal call centers. OpenTech products and services increase revenues, reduce operating costs and improve customer convenience for self storage businesses.

 

Performance Self Storage Group Inc. was founded in 2010 by two top self storage investment professionals, Carl Touhey and Jason Allen. PSSG specializes exclusively in self storage brokerage, acquisitions, marketing and consulting throughout the Country, with a focus solely on the self storage industry. With a combined 30+ years of self storage experience, PSSG founders Carl and Jason have completed over $250 million in self storage sales throughout the state of California and are called upon experts by mom and pop operations to the publicly traded REITS. As well known experts within the storage industry, Carl and Jay are asked each year to speak at several industry events including storage trade shows, boot camps and localized storage meetings. The team at PSSG is dedicated to serving self storage investors with unparalleled professional expertise and is committed to your success within the self storage industry.

 

Colliers International is a leading global real estate services organization defined by our spirit of enterprise. Through our culture of service excellence and a shared sense of initiative, we have integrated the resources of real estate specialists worldwide to accelerate the success of our clients. Our headquarters in Seattle, Washington and more than 480 offices worldwide share a common brand and vision to provide the best service experience available. To us, that means empowering our service teams to partner with each client, truly listen to their unique business needs and design an integrated service offering. Our goal is to make your property a competitive business advantage and ensure your entire range of property needs are met. We also challenge our professionals to go the extra mile in their attitudes and actions, allowing our values of expertise, community, service and fun come through in everything we do. Most commercial real estate firms are either loose networks of variously owned companies, or a tightly controlled corporate structure. Colliers International has created a unique operating model, combining the power and accountability of a global enterprise with local equity and flexibility. We are backed by the financial strength of FirstService Corp., a strong, diversified capital partner, allowing us to invest in major client resources.

For over 25 years, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has been providing comprehensive insurance solutions to the self storage community across the United States. We are the 4th largest risk management & commercial insurance brokerage in the world and one of the only insurance firms to have a self storage practice group dedicated to providing insurance products & services to operators throughout the industry.

A sample of areas we provide insurance solutions include:

• Commercial Property • Earthquake • Flood • General Liability • Rental •Truck Coverage • Environmental/Pollution Liability • Employment Practices • Liability • Errors & Omissions • Surety Bonds •Workers Compensation (through our Exclusive CA Operators Program)

Just a few of the many services we provide include current insurance program analysis, claims advocacy, loss control and contract review. Expertise, knowledge and experience in the self storage industry are what separate our team from our competitors. Gallagher is proud to be a Featured Member of the CSSA and a committed representative to self storage operators throughout California. For more information about Arthur J. Gallagher can do for you, please contact Mike Gong at (559) 256-6527 or
mike_gong@ajg.com

 

Newmark Realty Capital, Inc. is a full service mortgage banking firm with a strong lineup of correspondent lenders that utilize Newmark’s production, closing and servicing capabilities. Established in 1991, Newmark is currently staffed by over 60 employees in regional offices throughout the western United States. The company services approximately $7.5 billion that represent over 900 loans. Newmark has been rated as a Primary Servicer by Standard and Poor’s and is one of a select few non-banking / non-insurance chartered companies with this designation.


No other industry has suffered from Merchant Providers standard practices more than the Direct Sales Industry. With all the major underwriters lumping all companies selling their goods and services thru independent distributors to consumer being ranked high risk, even their NO RISK debt card transactions, the industry provides billions of dollars in wind fall profits to providers. Select Merchant Services works with all the major underwriters to ensure our clients get the best rates possible by passing on all debit card savings and finding the underwriter that best understands each business model, thus resulting lowest fees possible. We rebid our clients every six months to ensure additional track records are factored in to lowering the company risk profile and best rates among the major providers. Not only will we save you money today, but you can rest assured we are always working to lower you rates further!! Has your current provider voluntarily lowered your rates?


Bancap Self Storage Group is the "#1 Self Storage Broker in California.”

With an unmatched track record of over $900 million of completed sales, we are the only brokerage firm that has been committed exclusively to self storage in California for over 25 years.

Offering unmatched experience and expertise, we have brokered properties in virtually every market in the state and in every price range – from individual properties to large portfolio sales, including one property sold at a record setting price of over $31 million. We have also completed more portfolio sales and more sales of lender-owned (REO) storage properties in California than any other broker.

From "tax reform” in the 1980’s to the challenges of the present, we have assisted sellers of storage properties in all types of economic conditions. We have numerous qualified buyers aggressively looking to buy properties now!

Contact us today for a free "no obligation” analysis of the current value of your self storage property in California. 

 

CallPotential is hosted software like the CRM tools larger corporations use. Your staff easily follows proven practices for the sales and rental/booking process. It is used in a stand-alone fashion or integrated with various management software tools to enhance the sales process for site managers. Locations using CallPotential average 25% higher sales conversion ratios than industry averages while reducing advertising expenses 30-50%. Call Potential analytics provide owners with month-to-month and cross-company performance metrics at the touch of a button.  

 

The Inside Self-Storage World Expo is the self-storage industry's largest, most comprehensive conference and tradeshow. Recognized as the leading educational and networking event for facility managers, owners, developers and investors, the ISS World Expo provides the resources professionals need to build, manage and market their business in a competitive marketplace. From seminars, workshops and peer-to-peer learning opportunities, our annual tradeshow floor features the leading suppliers within the industry so attendees can grow or start a self-storage business.

 
 

Pacific Premier Bank offers a diverse range of lending products including SBA, commercial, commercial real estate, construction and  franchise loans as well as specialty banking services for the homeowners association industry through 19 branch offices in southern California and loan production offices nationwide.

 

On The Move Insurance Agency was founded to provide Self-Storage operators with industry specific insurance products. We offer property and casualty insurance from carriers that understand self-storage. New to the industry is our Contractual Liability Insurance Policy (CLIP) underwritten by one of the strongest syndicates of Lloyd’s of London. The CLIP policy allows operators to fully insure the risk of our industry leading tenant protection program, SecureLease.

On the Move Insurance Agency is a subsidiary of On The Move, Inc. On The Move was established in Dearborn, Michigan, in 1992. As a Self-Storage owner, its founder Maury Westerdale recognized the need for a turnkey truck rental program that allowed the self-storage owner/operator to set their own rates and advertise their company at the same time. On The Move, Inc. has grown into the fourth largest truck rental fleet in the United States.

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SMD SOFTWARE, INC. – SITELINK With more than 6,000 installations worldwide, SiteLink Web Edition is one of the most popular software programs in the self-storage industry. Quality service, continuous updates and user-friendliness make Web Edition a favorite with single- and multi-store operators alike. More than 70 of top 100 operators run Web Edition today. Web Edition is easy to install and grows with you. At no additional charge, Web Edition integrates with other platforms like smart phones, websites, listing services, INSOMNIAC KIOSKS, DocuSign and central mail providers. Powerful features like revenue management, integrated CRM, email and text messaging grow revenue and lower the cost of owning software.
 

The U-Haul® Self-Storage Affiliate Network is uniquely designed to help independent self-storage operators Make More, Pay Less, and Compete with the Big Guys.  Through a unique partnership with U-Haul®, independent self-storage operators gain access to many benefits that provide network members with a "big business" competitive advantage on a small business budget. U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliates utilize the Fully Integrated WebSelfStorage Business Platform and are connected seamlessly to millions of online customers visiting uhaul.com and emove.com
 
DAI General Contracting (Damato Associates Incorporated) is a Commercial Contracting firm with well over 60 years of combined construction experience. In 2003, founding partner Laurence Damato brought his extensive Self-Storage background to the Southern California construction market and within weeks signed their first Ground-up Self-Storage Facility. Without compromising its Storage roots, DAI immediately expanded into other markets including Office Buildings, Tilt-ups and Tennant Improvements. DAI has maintained our success by handling our clients’ needs with unparalleled service and creative input for all their construction needs.

DAI has, through the years maintained our commitment to client satisfaction through quality control and meticulous management of our client’s pre-construction and construction needs. DAI General Contracting takes pride in building our projects just as we have built our company with a solid foundation of honesty and integrity.

 
Deans & Homer established in 1856, and based in San Francisco, is a leading insurance underwriting manager. Since 1974 we have designed and offered insurance programs to protect self-storage owners and their customers. Our insurance products have been developed and revised over time with an expert understanding of your changing business and industry. We represent many large, fully licensed and admitted carriers that maintain an "A” or excellent rating by A.M. Best Company. Our self-storage underwriters are trained to understand and respond to your business needs.

Unlike other insurance carriers, our underwriters handle every aspect of your insurance – policy writing to claims handling. Our self-storage underwriters are trained to understand and respond to your business needs.

Have your insurance agent contact us for a quote to cover your facility or contact us directly to discuss the tenant insurance program and our unique Protection program for tenant insurance.
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PTI Security Systems is your source for access control, site security, and facility products. From concept to completion we help you design and implement a total package tailored to your facility. Depend on customized and dynamic systems to streamline operations, increase profits, and enhance the tenant experience. With over 25,000 systems installed worldwide and in over 30 countries, PTI is the world standard for Self-Storage security. We control over 10 million tenant access codes to properties worldwide. With new mobile application you can now control your property from anywhere at any time directly from your smart phone or mobile device


Phone: 1-800-833-9296

Fax: 1-800-235-1405

Web Site: www.chateauproducts.com

E-mail: sales@chateauproducts.com

Chateau Products, Inc. is a family-owned business dedicated exclusively to the self-storage industry. Since 1991, Chateau has offered the self-storage industry high quality padlocks, latches and latch systems, with value pricing and the highest regard for customer service. We design and manufacture our security hardware to meet the ever-growing demands of the industry.Disc Locks and Padlocks for Resale. Cylinder BEZEL® Latching Systems. Manager Over locks and Maintenance Items. Retail-Store Fixtures and Packing Supplies. Orders are Shipped within 24 hours from the Company’s Florida or Nevada warehouses.


Engineered Tax Services (ETS) is a professionally licensed specialty tax engineering firm working nationally with commercial property owners and CPAs. ETS provides financial solutions for every type of property owner, including self storage through cost segregation, repair and maintenance studies, asset disposition studies and energy tax incentives. Through these services, ETS has helped self storage owners nationwide increase their cash flow. This extra cash flow is significant and immediate, opening the door for opportunities to purchase additional investments and perform necessary renovations or improvements to current properties. For more information, please visit www.engineeredtaxservices.com
Founded in 1982, Kiwi II Construction was formed solely to serve the self storage industry. Our unique formula for success is largely due to our 'In-House' company trained installation crews. With In-house Engineering and Design Service, Complete Steel Storage Systems, Single or Multi Story Construction, Business Flex Space, Open Span Metal Buildings, Conversions or Mezzanine Systems, Re Roofs, RV, Solar & Boat Canopies or Buildings, Climate Control Units, Insulated Wall Panels, Roof Trusses, Standing Seam 24 ga Roof Systems, and 20 year product warranties. Call us today so we can discuss your project - 877-465-4952