Firefighter Owned and Operated

We were here before the storm and we’ll be here after.

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Meet Our Team

Family and firefighter owned and operated. Keeping you and your property protected is our goal. 

Ricky Bell

Operations Manager

Ricky is hands on with every job ready to educate, provide quality service, and to spot an issue before its even a problem. Ricky is always seeking out ways to stay connected and learn about all the roofing industry has to offer you. 

Ricky has been a metroplex firefighter for over a decade and grew up in North Texas. Current residents of Lake Kiowa (for over 15 years) with his wife and four kids. He also finds time to serve as a volunteer firefighter locally.

Shelby Bell



Shelby keeps things running smoothly behind the scenes. She also brings 5 years of real estate experience which helps Red Ladder Roofing better serve realtors and all of our customers in the midst of a real estate transaction. 

Shelby, wife to Ricky, also grew up in North Texas (Muenster). Thanks to our many loyal customers she appreciates the opportunity to work along side her husband and all of this while still getting to homeschool their children.

Derick Brouhard​


Derick lives in Grand Prairie. He is a husband and father to 6 kids and also a firefighter. His people and scene managing skills are top notch and he has the roofing knowledge to back it up. He keeps our response times quick for the southern parts of DFW we service. Derick has been with us since the beginning, he and Ricky are also firemen together. Derick will make sure you are satisfied with your roofing repair or replacement!

Bryan Prince

Field Representative

Bryan lives in Lake Kiowa with his wife and enjoys utilizing the golf course and spending time with his grand daughter. Bryan was a fireman before transitioning into the roofing industry full time. He brings many years of roofing experience to the table and helps us keep our response time quick in Lake Kiowa and surrounding areas. You are in good hands with Bryan!

Elliot Thorpe

Field Representative

Elliot grew up in Argyle and lives in Denton now with his wife and two kids. His experience as a home inspector and firefighter prepared him well for roofing inspections and customer service. The communication skills, attention to detail, and experience with customers in real estate transactions he developed gave him the expertise to serve his customers well as he helps them through the process of dealing with a roof replacement or repair.  He is prepared to respond quickly to our Denton area customers.

Billy McGehee

Field Representative

Billy was born and raised in Plano Texas, and currently resides in Dallas. He is married and has a two year old daughter. Billy has been with Dallas fire going on 5 year this November and just joined the US&R Specialty and he is going on two years of roofing experience. As a former college athlete, he’s no stranger to hard work and he’s an incredible addition to our team.

Kobe Keller

Field Representative

Kobe lives in Denton. He is a husband and father of a son they are expecting another baby boy in July! He enjoys all aspects of construction. He grew up around it and always had some kind of “project” going on as a kid. Kobe is currently a fireman in the DFW area. He always knew he wanted to be a fireman growing up but I also wanted to be involved in construction. Joining Red Ladder Roofing has allowed him to do both things he’s passionate about it while still having plenty of time to spend with his family!

Brent Rauch

Brent Rauch

Field Representative

Brent was born in Ft Worth, grew up in Alvarado, and now lives in Hurst.  He attended Texas A & M University. Brent has been with Dallas Fire for just about 5 years and has been in USAR for 2 1/2 years.  When he’s not serving as a firemen or roofing, You’ll find Brent spending time with his wife and 2 kids.  He also enjoys participating in triathlons and ultramarathons.

About Our Company

Who We Are

We are a firefighter owned roofing company dedicated to providing only quality products and excellent customer service to North Texas. We perform roof installations, replacements, repairs, and exterior restoration. We work with residential and commercial composition, metal, and flat roofing in Denton and beyond. 

A background in real estate means we can help keep a purchase or sale smooth, even with a major project like a roof replacement thrown in the mix. Should you need any follow up, you’ll know right where to find us because we stand behind our work. 

Improve your home or business while supporting a local, family, and firefighter owned business! We are insured, GAF & Certainteed certified installers, and members of the NTRCA & RCAT with a BBB A+ rating. 

Our Mission

Our goal is to provide you with the kind of service we would expect for ourselves and just simply be an all around good roofing company. We know product quality and installation practices are extremely important. We also know for a job to be done right, product selection and knowledge, clear communication, quality customer service, prompt follow up, good oversight, a fine tuned process, and warranty follow through all play a huge role in not only your satisfaction but ultimately our ability to perform the job you need done. 

Our goal is to continue to spread through word of mouth referrals. If you’ve heard of us, it’s probably because one of our happy customers told you about us. You can read more of their testimonials here or monitor our BBB rating. 

Family Owned

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While there is no shortage of roofers in North Texas, husband and wife, Ricky and Shelby Bell saw a need that could be filled for quality products with solid business practices to back it up.

Ricky‘s schedule as a fireman allows him the time to own his own business and Shelby‘s background in real estate and customer service showed her how uncommon it was to find a contractor with good processes to make the process simple. They live in Cooke County with their 2 (almost 3) kids and enjoy serving their neighbors around North Texas with the best service possible. 

Firefighter Owned and Operated

Ricky is a metroplex fireman along with most of our team. We enjoy allowing our company to do for other first responder families what it has done for ours. This flexible off duty job provides extra income and naturally fits the skillset and schedule of a fireman. We appreciate you supporting our business!  

Local Roofing Company

North Texas is our home and we’re here to stay. We grew up and live in Cooke County. We have lived and still go to church, school, and base our business out of Denton County. Ricky is a fireman in Dallas County. Not only are we locally owned but if you’re looking for a good roofer in North Texas, we have a field representative ready to assist you quickly in your area. We’re here to stay and enjoy serving our local neighbors. 

Thank you for supporting our family & firefighter owned business!

Our Services

Roof Replacement

If a temporary repair doesn't do the trick, then it's probably time for a full roof replacement. Red Ladder Roofing has your back.

Affordable Roof Repair

Getting your roof repaired shouldn't be a financially catastrophic event. Red Ladder Roofing provides affordable roof repair services for the DFW area and surrounding cities. Extend the life or your roof and schedule roof repairs now.

Roof Maintenance

Scheduling regular roof maintenance makes you proactive in lengthening your roof's life. An experienced technician from Red Ladder Roofing will check for leaks or weather damage and proactively treat those issues.

Roof Installation

Working with professionals will save you money over the life of your roof, as you will spend less money cleaning up messes made by amateurs.

Flat Roof Repair

Flat roofs require special care and consideration when replacing or repairing. Don't let any ole' roofer hop in to help because they'll probably leave you with more questions than answers. Give our flat roof repair experts a call and we'll get you taken care of.

Solar Vent Installation

Ready to get off the grid? Our solar vent installation team will add a solar-powered venting system to your roof so your home is vented for free, all day long.

Skylight Replacement

Don't compromise your roof with faulty skylights or weather-induced damage. We check these potential weak points to ensure your home is safe.


During severe weather, there are often many more items besides the roof that get damaged. We are pleased to offer exterior storm restoration services and interior leak restoration services to make your home like new.

Fence Staining

Fences are often battered during severe weather, and this severely impacts the curb appeal and privacy of your home.


Improperly draining water poses a danger to your roof and home that can result in extensive damage. It's a great time to add gutters when having a roof replaced. We can replace damaged gutters or install new gutters to avoid future damage to your home.

Siding and Soffit Repair

If you're not using correctly installed and maintained siding, your home is in danger of serious structural damage.

Metal Roofing Services

If you want the best in roofing durability and sustainability, our metal roofing services are exactly what you need.

What Our Customers Say

North Texas Church Reroof, church roofing offered by Red Ladder Roofing & Construction

Red Ladder performed the job with excellence and went above and beyond to ensure the job was done right and at a reasonable cost. I highly recommend them on both quality and price.

Mike N.

Corinth Roof Reroof and Gutter Installation After Picture

What a great team to work with. They are trustworthy, dependable, timely, and provide quality workmanship. I have a beautiful new roof, new window screens and gutters. I chose colors and they took care of the rest! Highly recommend!

Laura M.


Frequently asked questions and answers about our company

Ricky and Shelby started Red Ladder Roofing in early 2016 after simultaneously seeing an opportunity in construction and a need for contractors with good business skills and communication abilities.  

For those of you in North Texas, we are a local roofing company. Our office is located in South Denton but we service all of North Texas. 

We are BBB A+ accredited, GAF certified installers, CertainTeed Shingle Masters, and members of both the RCAT and NTCRA.

Both the company and our subs are appropriately insured. 

There is currently no license for roofers in the state of Texas, although we support the need for that and will be ready to join in if Texas develops one. Our business is a registered LLC however, as well as registered contractors with all applicable cities. 

On most jobs we are able to offer a 5 year labor warranty as laid out in our contract. Our products also carry warranties from the manufacturer; most product warranties are transferable. 

A project manager is on every job to oversee the project, check supplies, answer your questions, and manage the crew. We don’t just send the crew, we’re there making sure everything is done correctly and you are informed. 

During all jobs we make an effort to tarp flower beds and sensitive areas, protect pools in close proximity, and cover AC units. Our priority is getting your house dried in, after that we make several sweeps to pick up trash and use a magnetic roller to collect nails. 

A typical residential reroof takes us 1-2 days.  

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