Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement: 10 Tips

November 8, 2022

What you should know about budgeting for a commercial roof replacement Commercial roofs don’t last forever. Replacing the roof on your commercial building is a certainty. Unfortunately, we see far too few building owners and facility managers plan for the expense of a commercial roof replacement. We take no particular joy in our customers dealing … Read More

Commercial Roof Snow Removal for Minnesota Businesses

October 11, 2022

Prevent Snow Buildup on Your Commercial Roof with Mint Roofing’s Commercial Roof Snow Removal Services. It’s that time of year again when we get to enjoy the beauty of winter and all the joys it brings. Unfortunately, commercial flat roofs in Minnesota are not immune to snow buildup during this season. This can cause leaks … Read More

EPDM: The Best Commercial Roof Material for Minnesota?

October 4, 2022

What makes EPDM such a good commercial roof material? Commercial roofs come in all shapes and sizes and can be made from various materials. You have many options when deciding on roofing material for your commercial building. One of the most popular materials for commercial roofs is EPDM. EPDM has proven to be a great … Read More

Commercial Roof Inspections: The things we find!

September 27, 2022

Welcome to what many midwesterners consider the best (and shortest) season of the year – Fall! Fall is a busy season for commercial roof inspections. Building owners and property managers want to make sure that their roof is ready for the long winter that’s just around the corner. Our inspectors find lots of things when … Read More

Commercial Roofing Cost: What drives pricing?

September 13, 2022

Commercial Roofing Cost: What drives pricing? One of the most common questions we get asked is, “How much will it cost to install/replace my commercial roof?” The answer has become more difficult than ever to answer – especially in the last year or so. Let’s look at what impacts commercial roofing costs. Market Volatility The … Read More

How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Winter

September 6, 2022

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you may recall that the first episode was titled “Winter Is Coming.” Much of the first season focused on preparation for a long cold winter. Well, Winter IS coming, and we’ve put together a few things you can do to prepare your commercial roof for Winter.If you are … Read More

Commercial Building Leases and Roof Maintenance FAQs (Part 2)

August 30, 2022

In our first blog in this 2-part series, we discussed various scenarios involving commercial roof maintenance and who is responsible for maintenance and repairs. We continue the conversation in this blog, taking a deeper dive into commercial building leases and roof maintenance and the rights and responsibilities of lessees pertaining to the roof.   If … Read More

Commercial Building Leases and Roof Maintenance FAQs (Part 1)

August 23, 2022

If you are a business owner leasing all or part of a commercial building, it is important to understand your responsibilities regarding roof maintenance. Roof repairs are among the most costly repairs in commercial buildings, so it is essential to know what your lease agreement says about who is responsible for roof maintenance and any … Read More

5 Warning Signs That it’s Time to Replace Your Commercial Roof

August 16, 2022

If you’re thinking about roof replacement but unsure whether you really need one, here are five warning signs that indicate that it may be time to replace your commercial roof: The roof is more than 25 years old Blistering appears on the roof’s surface The roof is uneven or soft in certain areas There is an … Read More

Finding the Best Commercial Roofing Contractor in Minnesota; 7 Things to Consider

August 9, 2022

How do you find the best commercial roofing contractor in Minnesota for your project? You’ve budgeted for a significant commercial roofing project, and now you’re ready to start researching contractors and requesting bids. How can you be sure you’ve found the best commercial roofing contractor in Minnesota for your project? In this blog, we’ll share … Read More

Commercial Roof Inspection: Avoid the Fall Rush

August 2, 2022

It’s not too late to schedule your 2022 commercial roof inspection or maintenance project – Yet. If you’ve been putting off scheduling your commercial roof inspection, repair, or replacement project – NOW is the time to get on our calendar. As we approach the end of Summer, we are expecting record business and long lead … Read More

Selecting a Commercial Roofing Contractor

July 19, 2022

Commercial 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. Let’s walk through some steps that will show you how … Read More

How to select the best commercial roofing contractor

July 9, 2022

How to select the best commercial roofing contractor for your commercial building Deciding on the best commercial roofing contractor for your flat roof project can be a confusing and daunting task. We’ve put together a few tips that will help you find the best fit for your commercial roof installation, maintenance, or repair project. Do … Read More

Commercial Roof Replacement: What to expect

July 5, 2022

Commercial Roof Replacement: What you should expect So you’ve decided to replace your commercial roof, and you have lots of questions: How long will it take? How will it disrupt my business? Will it be a messy process? Is it noisy? Let’s take a look at what you can expect during your commercial roof replacement … Read More

Can solar panels damage my commercial roof?

June 21, 2022

As the cost of electricity increases, many companies are looking for new ways to generate affordable power. Solar panels offer an attractive option because they require minimal maintenance and can be easily installed on the rooftops of most commercial buildings. However, it is important to consider whether or not solar panels can damage your commercial … Read More

How condensation can mimic commercial roof leaks

June 14, 2022

It might not be a leak – it might be condensation Fall is here and our average daily temperatures are starting to drop. When the weather turns cold we tend to see an increase in leak reports. But sometimes what appears to be a commercial roof leak is not a leak at all. If your … Read More

What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?

June 7, 2022

What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage? Being aware of the causes of commercial roof damage can help prevent the expense and business disruption of a damaged, leaky roof. If you are a building owner, Property Manager, or Facilities Manager, chances are you have had to deal with a leaky roof at some … Read More

Commercial Roofing Types: What is most common in Minnesota?

May 31, 2022

What are the most common commercial roofing types used on commercial buildings in Minnesota? In this blog, we’ll explore this question and discuss the types of roofing materials commonly used to keep our buildings dry. Minnesotans have bragging rights when it comes to extreme climate. With 140-degree temperature swings from summer to winter, we see … Read More

Flat Commercial Roof Replacement Process: 5 Phases

May 24, 2022

When it’s time for a flat commercial roof replacement, property managers and building owners can expect a few phases of work. Although the specific steps may vary depending on the contractor, project scope, and local regulations, some general things happen during every roof replacement project. This blog post will outline what to expect from beginning … Read More

Busting Commercial Roofing Myths

May 10, 2022

Every industry has its own folklore and has to deal with myths, misunderstandings, and misinformation. The commercial roofing industry is no different. This blog post lists some of the most common commercial roofing myths that we hear. Myth #1: My roof is new, so there’s nothing to worry about. Sigh. If only that were true. … Read More

Commercial Roofing Management: Why being proactive is so important

May 3, 2022

What is proactive commercial roofing management and how does it benefit facility managers? 1. REDUCES REPAIR COSTS OVER TIME In previous blogs, we’ve discussed conditions that can damage your roof. In almost every example, making repairs when roof damage is minimal helps prevent more costly repairs down the road.  Routine inspections and regular upkeep help … Read More

Commercial Roofing Maintenance: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

April 26, 2022

5 Common Commercial Roofing Maintenance Mistakes Many commercial roofing maintenance mistakes are not all that difficult to avoid. With some basic knowledge and understanding, you can keep your business free from costly repairs and downtime. There are many simple things that you can do to ensure your commercial roof’s longevity, keeping it healthy and strong … Read More

Commercial Roofing Contractors: How to Hire the Best for Your Business

April 19, 2022

If you’re a business owner, you know that it’s important to keep your property in top condition. This includes the roofing! A leaky roof can bring a business to its knees, causing downtime, lost revenue, and damaged inventory, fixtures, and equipment. Good commercial roofing contractors can help take care of any repairs or replacements your … Read More

How does a flat commercial roof drain?

April 12, 2022

Flat commercial roofs require a functional drainage system to protect the interior of the building from water damage. Your commercial roof may incorporate one of several different types of drainage systems, some using more than one. So, how does a flat commercial roof drain? Is my roof really flat? While your roof may be considered … Read More