Category Archives: Commercial Roofing Inspection

Weight of Rain on Your Roof

Keep the pool in the ground where it belongs by scheduling a TopSite Inspection.  Did you know one cubic foot of water weighs 63 pounds, so a few inches of standing water in a 10′ x 10′ roof area adds a few thousand pounds of weight to … More >>

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Budgeting for a new roof

What you should know about budgeting for a new roof The flat roof on your commercial building has value and is one of your biggest capital investments, so it’s important that it’s installed properly, maintained and inspected annually. These three factors will serve to protect your … More >>

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Church or School Roof Replacement

4 Reasons you would consider roof replacement on your church or school. Eyes on your roof prevents raindrops on your head. Even as a place of faith or education, you can’t count on divine intervention or expect the golden rule to work with mother nature. While … More >>

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To Exceed or Not To Exceed Expectations

Sometimes it just doesn’t take that much to make us happy, or even exceedingly happy. Like when the guy at the farmer’s market throws in an extra cob of corn (sometimes two!), you feel like you won the lottery. Score!   Or when the teller at … More >>

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The Top 10 Commercial Roof Problems

Our inspectors are out almost every day inspecting roofs all over Minnesota, and they see lots of interesting things going on. So what are the issues they see most often? Well, we don’t want the suspense to kill you, so read on!   This summer’s Top … More >>

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Why Relationships Matter: The Value of Partnerships

Imagine if every time you went to the dentist, you had to start from scratch. Sure, sure…they have your file from the “other” dentist, but they still want to do their own base level examination, complete with X-rays, just so they have a true understanding of … More >>

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Homegrown and State Approved: Mint Roofing Receives Two-Year Contract

After completing the proper screening and vetting, Mint Roofing is now a Minnesota state-approved CPV contractor for commercial roof repairs, roof maintenance and roof replacement for the entire metro area, and much of the southern part of the state.   These contracts provide state agencies and eligible … More >>

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The Heat is On: Summer Temps Take Toll on Roofs

In Minnesota, the hottest temperatures are in July and August…the months we all live for and dream about in January and February when temps are at their coldest.   So what’s happening on your commercial roof during these hottest of summer days?  With a properly maintained … More >>

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A Day in the Life of a Roof Inspector (a.k.a. Certified Roof Instructor)

6 a.m. – Inspectors arrive at the shop. After completing estimates and reports from the previous day’s TopSite inspections, they review the new work orders and the day’s “hit list.”   7:20 a.m. – First roof: a small one story building in Milaca, Minnesota.    No … More >>

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Busting Roofing Myths

Common misunderstandings can lead to a false sense of security.   Myth #1: My roof is new, so there’s nothing to worry about.   Sigh. If only that were true. Your roof is not protected by a bubble, and from the minute it’s installed, it’s doing … More >>

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