Category Archives: Roofing Repair

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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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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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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