Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

Milligan Construction, LLC

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

Milligan ConstructionMillligan Construction

James Warden, above left, in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, fall, 2006, doing volunteer post-Katrina roof repair.

Above right, in Windsor.


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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Milligan Construction, LLC, 55 Porter St., Providence, RI 02905 _____________Updated 11/04/10

2. CONTACT PERSON: James Warden, Ph: 401-781-5878; cell: 802-535-5634

3. BUSINESS TYPE:  Sole Proprietor               


4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:  N/A                                                       Year of Incorporation:


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2005):  14         Years in business under present name:       7


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 2


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 0




9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: Preservation Trades Network


10. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?    No  

11. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?   No  


12. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Penn-America Insurance Company

13.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Beacon Mutual Insurance Co.

Experience Level


14. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years. Yes      

15. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes    

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts: Yes  

17. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts? 90%

18. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

19. asphalt shingles            %

single ply                         %              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes              %

20. ceramic tile                   %

cement shingles              %

imitation slate                  %

metal                      10 %

21. Other (explain): 0

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 35%

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Carpentry

24. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors? Never!

25. How are your roofing professionals trained?  I train them myself.

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes       

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       If in copper and on a porch or bay window roof.

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?         No  

29. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes       

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?  Yes, re-pointing  

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK? No    Not at this time.

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?   Ladders, ropes, and harnesses. Or use a lift.

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof?  Remove all old broken slate with a ripper, slid the new slate in place,  nail through the crack between the two slates above with 2 copper nails & install a copper bib over the nails.

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  Yes                                 

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   Yes                         If yes, approx. how many squares? 80 sq.

37. Do you sell new roofing slate?  Yes                                           

38. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs?           Yes    

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? 10

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): No

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


{self} James Warden




Andres Flor Jr.




Russell Berard








42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE:  03/14/05