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Warranty Warnings: What You Should Know to Truly Protect Your Roof Investment

Congratulations! You have a new roof (or you’re getting one soon). And of course there’s a warranty, so you’re golden. Nothing can go wrong!   Not to burst your bubble, but too often people let the idea of a warranty lull them into a false sense … 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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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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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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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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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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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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Seal the Deal with Protection and Prevention

No one wants to get an “F”, especially on his or her roof. Cheer up…we’ve got study notes for you.   It’s time to get schooled on Sealant Failures. First, it helps to understand that sealants are used in a variety of ways on a roof. … More >>

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