Category Archives: Commercial Roofing Maintenance

Pretty as a Penny; Tough as Nails: Using Copper in Commercial Roofing

Using copper is a popular, albeit expensive, choice of commercial roofing materials. In fact, the expense is often the sole reason alternative materials are chosen. But there are some clear (and shiny) benefits to using copper as a roofing solution:   It’s durable. In some cases, … 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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Mint Roofing Featured in Star Tribune

At Mint Roofing, we pride ourselves on making roofs last longer than average with our TopSite preventative maintenance program.    The dedicated work of everyone at Mint Roofing has led to not just an increase in profits and customers, but more importantly, an increase in well-maintained … More >>

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How to Select a Roofing Contractor: Tips from the Top

Roofs can be one of the most expensive construction components on any building (but also one of the most important since it protects all that is housed within). Although tempting to simply take the low bid, there are other questions you should be asking.   Who’s … More >>

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Mint Roofing Featured on KARE 11

Bryan Piatt of KARE 11 News recently featured Mint Roofing in his Tuesday morning segments of Bryan For Hire.   Piatt joined Mint Roofing President Kevin Krolczyk on the roof of Auburn Manor in Chaska, Minnesota Tuesday, June 2, and went to work as a new … More >>

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What is there to LOVE about roofing?

It’s all in the eyes of the beholder.   Admittedly it’s not the most glamorous of industries, but when you’re full of passion about what you do (Mint Roofing Core Value No. 1), roofing (as seen through the eyes of the beholder) is the greatest profession … More >>

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65 and Counting!

Birthdays Really are for the Young   This is an exciting year for Mint Roofing (which started out in life as Dalbec Roofing). We’re turning 65, but we feel younger than ever!   The company was started in 1950 as Lester J. Dalbec Roofing & Sheet … 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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Solar Panels on Roofs: The Bright Spots and Trouble Spots

Solar panels on rooftops, something we see more and more of, offer energy solutions, but also attract and reflect heat and light that can cause blisters on built-up roofs, and warping on EPDM (rubber) roofs.   Another issue or concern we often see on rubber roofs, … More >>

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