Do you know how your commercial roof survived winter? Let’s face it; this has been a brutal winter. With near-record snowfall, rain, ice, and wildly fluctuating temperatures, your commercial roof has endured it all. Winter can be harsh on commercial flat roofs, especially in Minnesota, with our weather extremes. The combination of freeze-thaw cycles, heavy … Read More
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Commercial Roofing Maintenance: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes
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
How does a flat commercial roof drain?
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
The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs
When winter’s snow turns to spring rain, it can be a double whammy for commercial roofs. The combination of heavy snow and spring rain on commercial roofs can lead to serious damage. Minnesota tends to see a lot of heavy snowfall followed by rainfall in the Spring, and it’s important to take precautions to protect … Read More
Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement
Replacing a commercial flat roof can be a significant investment for any business. As a commercial roof contractor, several considerations go into budgeting for such a project when working with a client. What We Take Into Account When Bidding a New Commercial Roof Here are the key considerations that need to be taken into account … Read More
Overcoming the Weight of Heavy Snow on Commercial Roofs: Solutions & Tips
Can Snow Be Too Heavy on a Roof? Winter brings snow, and while it may look pretty, it can cause significant problems for commercial roofs. In this article, we will discuss the effects of heavy snow on commercial roofs and provide solutions to prevent or address potential damage. How Much Does Snow Weigh on a … Read More
What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?
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 Contractors: How to Hire the Best for Your Business
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
Can solar panels damage my commercial roof?
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
Commercial Roof Maintenance: Plan Ahead to Avoid Costly Repairs
Commercial roofs are often neglected until there is a problem. The damage has already been done by that time, and a costly repair bill is likely in order. The best way to avoid this scenario is to plan ahead for commercial roof maintenance. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for keeping your … Read More
Why Building Owners Should Prioritize Regular Commercial Roof Maintenance
Everyone knows that regular oil changes and maintenance checks extend the life of your car, yet some folks still don’t do it. Unfortunately, the same goes for many commercial building owners and facility managers. Despite knowing the importance of regular maintenance to ensure a long lifespan and optimal performance from their roof, many property owners … Read More
5 Tips for Bidding after Budgeting for a new Commercial Roof
So you’ve reached the point where it’s time to replace the roof on your commercial building. Hopefully, you’ve planned ahead, and your budget is set. If you’ve already built a relationship with a trusted roofing contractor, you’re one step ahead. Either way, here are five tips to help you select the best commercial roofing contractor … Read More
Commercial Roof Replacement: What is involved?
Planning a commercial roof replacement for your building? Here’s what to expect. Replacing a commercial roof in Minnesota is a significant undertaking that requires careful planning and execution. There are several key steps involved in the process, which can vary depending on the size and complexity of the roof, as well as the specific needs … Read More
Commercial Roof Damage: It could be your biggest expense in 2023
Your roof is more important than you think – commercial roof damage can cost you more than you think. A roof is one of the most important parts of a commercial building. It keeps the interior space dry and protects it from the elements. Commercial roof damage can lead to water damage, exterior building damage, … Read More
The Top 5 Causes of Commercial Roof Leaks (and How to Prevent Them)
Most business owners and property managers are not roofing experts. So, when their building’s roof starts to leak, they often have no idea where to start when it comes to finding and fixing the problem. In this blog post, we will discuss the top 5 causes of commercial roof leaks and how to prevent them … Read More
Commercial Roof Preventative Maintenance Plans: Now Is The Time To Set It Up
The days are getting shorter, the weather is colder, and winter is here to stay. That means it’s time to be thinking about budgeting your preventative maintenance program for your commercial building’s roof for 2023. And now is the perfect time to get started! By establishing a regular maintenance schedule now, you can help ensure … Read More
Commercial Roofing Services in Minnesota: Your Guide to Getting the Job Done Right
What you need to know when selecting a commercial roofing services contractor. If you’re a business owner, property manager, or facility manager in Minnesota, then you know that keeping your building’s roof in good condition is essential to protecting your investment. A leaky roof can cause all sorts of problems, from water damage to mold … Read More
Growing Up Roofing: Being Raised in a Family Commercial Roofing Business
When the Commercial Roofing Business is in your DNA My dad began working at Dalbec Roofing (now Mint Roofing) back in 1952 as a sheet metal and roofing laborer working for my uncle, Lester Dalbec. Uncle Lester had started his business just two years earlier. It was a common (and embarrassing) occurrence to have a … Read More
Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement: 10 Tips
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
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?
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!
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?
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
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