Our Story

How Rapid Roofing Began from Our President, Gary Petersen

Some of my earliest memories as a young boy involve tagging along to work with my grandfather, who was the owner of a local roofing and hardware distribution company (which is still run by his sons today). From a very young age, I was fascinated by how an asphalt mat with granules stuck to it could possibly keep water out of a house. He would try to explain, but it wasn’t until much later in life that I truly understood the magic of it all.

Throughout high school, I worked in his shingle yard, getting the ridge load trucks ready and loading contractors up with their orders. During this time, I had the chance to observe a vast array of roofing companies. I could sense who enjoyed what they were doing and those who did not, but no matter where they fell on that spectrum, one thing was clear—it appeared to be a labor-intensive occupation.

After high school, I explored various sales jobs, but I couldn’t seem to find my niche. It was during this time that my older brother started his own roofing company. Eager for a change, I asked if he could use some help. He brought me on board, and over the next decade, he showed me the ins and outs of the business. After years of laboring on roofs, he became busy enough to need a business manager. I was thrilled when he offered me the job.

Over the next several years, I learned that regardless of the type of job—be it residential, new construction, or commercial—communication with the customer is the key to a successful business. So, equipped with the experience I needed and with the unwavering support of my wife, in 2009, we embarked on our own journey and started Rapid Roofing.

Our team of experts provides professional roof care, from routine inspections to repairs. Contact Rapid Roofing today for a free estimate!

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Our Mission & Vision

Our goal from the outset was to prioritize making customers feel at ease with the entire process of getting a new roof, no matter how big or small the project. We understand that, in most cases, a new roof is a significant investment. We do not take the trust that homeowners place in us for granted. From the moment you choose us, we’re with you every step of the way, from tear off to the last shingle nailed.

We believe in transparency, so we provide photos and explanations throughout the entire scope of the job or in a packet upon completion. Your project will be completed in a timely manner, always with a focus on quality workmanship. 

Our company is fully licensed and insured, and we only use qualified and experienced installers. Rapid Roofing is a preferred contractor for Owens Corning, and we adhere to manufacturer installation requirements, allowing us to offer warranties above and beyond the standard industry warranties.

When you choose Rapid Roofing, you can have peace of mind, and rest assured that you won’t need to look for another roofing company again. We’re here to serve you, protect your home, and ensure your complete satisfaction every step of the way.

Ensure your roof remains in optimal condition year-round with Rapid Roofing. Contact us at (435) 228-7806 to schedule an appointment.

Meet The Rapid Team Led by Gary Petersen

  • Ryan  White Photo
    Ryan White Project Manager
  • Victor  Soto Photo
    Victor Soto Technician
  • Patricio “Patti”  Mena Photo
    Patricio “Patti” Mena Technician

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Proudly Serving customers in Sandy, UT

Rapid Roofing is proud to serve Sandy, Utah and other surrounding areas.

  • Bountiful
  • Davis County
  • Layton
  • Ogden
  • Salt Lake City
  • Salt Lake County
  • Sandy
  • Tooele County
  • Utah County
  • West Jordan