Category Archives: Commercial Roofing Maintenance

The Low Bid vs. The Best Bid

  Battle of the Bids Makes for Some Interesting Sleuthing   Most everyone we know is pretty thrifty when it comes to spending money…especially when it’s on something substantial like a new roof. So the natural reaction is to start getting quotes to answer the big … More >>

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Listen to Your Grandma!

An Ounce of Prevention really is Worth a Pound of Cure.   True story: My sister has dentophobia (fear of the dentist), and consequently managed to stay away from the dentist for more than 10 years. Correct…10 years. But eventually she started having pain in a … More >>

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Congrats to our Winter Freeze Winners!

The Winter Freeze Contest wrapped up at the end of March. Congrats to our two winners who successfully guessed the lowest temperatures for February and March (although given the interesting weather patterns we had in March, we should have asked people to guess the warmest temperature!).  … More >>

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Do I haaave to go to the dentist?

Not many people relish the idea of going to the dentist…for lots of reasons. But most of us make ourselves go every six months to a year for our regular cleanings and preventative maintenance. We all know that taking care of our teeth proactively will make … More >>

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Hello. It’s me. Your roof.

I know you probably think I shouldn’t have as many complaints after this milder winter, but man…it was still cold out there!   Let me tell you that with so little snow, there was also no protection or insulation up there. During those subzero days and … More >>

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What’s in a Name?

Shakespeare’s famous line from Romeo and Juliet, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” implies that the names of things do not affect what they really are. The guy was poetic, for sure, but that may not always ring true.   Case in … More >>

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Winter Freeze February Winner Revealed!

The first month of Mint Roofing’s Winter Freeze Contest has ended! The lowest temperature for the month of February in our area was a balmy -11 degrees.   The contest saw one guess for -12 degrees and one for -10 degrees, but no one guessed -11! … More >>

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Bigfoot: A Hairy Problem

One of the leading causes of roof punctures is foot traffic. That’s right…foot traffic. In the case of commercial roofs, the rooftop is often where mechanical units are housed. This means that other service technicians performing repairs and maintenance on these units are walking around on … More >>

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Flood, Sweat, and Tears

We get calls on a regular basis to come and fix what appears to be a leak on a roof. But sometimes it turns out to be a condensation problem. It’s like the roof is sweating, and that water then drips inside the building (which is … More >>

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Wade a Minute, Baby!

With more than 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, the last place you want to find one is on your roof. But that’s exactly what can happen if water can’t drain properly!   Whether it’s snowmelt or a heavy rain, water has to go somewhere. Commercial roofs use … More >>

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