Understanding Flat Commercial Roofs: Load Capacity and Durability

May 14, 2024

Understanding Flat Commercial Roofs: Load Capacity and Durability Flat roofs are popular for commercial buildings due to their cost-effectiveness, ease of installation, and versatility. However, one crucial aspect of flat commercial roofs that often goes overlooked is their load capacity.   Understanding the types of loads your building’s roof is built to withstand is important … Read More

My Commercial Roof Is Leaking: Who should I call first?

May 7, 2024

My Commercial Roof Is Leaking: Who should I call first? It’s easy to ignore the roof of your commercial building during a historic drought like we had in 2022. But what do you do if you suddenly find your commercial roof is leaking after a heavy downpour? Who should you call first? While this may … Read More

Commercial Flat Roof Tips: Get Ready for Spring and Summer (2024)

April 30, 2024

As the weather starts to warm up, it’s important to be thinking about getting your commercial roof ready for Spring. The last thing you want when the rain starts to pour is a leaky roof! This blog post will discuss some commercial flat roof tips to keep in mind to get your commercial roof ready … Read More

Springtime Commercial Roof Inspections: What Our Roofers Find!

April 9, 2024

It’s finally starting to feel like Spring. Even though we’ve had an unusually mild winter, there’s nothing quite like Spring in Minnesota to lift one’s spirits and put the thoughts of cold weather on the shelf for the next six months. And with Spring weather comes one of our busiest times of the year: Commercial … Read More

It’s Time to Find Out How Well Your Commercial Roof Survived Winter

April 2, 2024

Do you know how your commercial roof survived winter? This past winter was historically mild, with minimal snowfall and several spells of warmer weather. While you might think that this means your flat commercial roof didn’t experience any damage, the truth is that it still went through a lot and may need some attention. Factors … Read More

The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs

March 26, 2024

Well, we almost made it. The winter of 2023-24 was one of the mildest on record and it looked like we were going to break a record for the lowest winter snowfall in recorded history. Then came March… Our recent heavy, wet snowfall is causing all sorts of problems with our clients’ flat commercial roofs. … Read More

Spring Roof Inspection Checklist for Minneapolis Commercial Properties

March 19, 2024

Why Spring Roof Inspections are Essential After a Minneapolis Winter. Minneapolis didn’t see the traditionally heavy snowfall or extreme temperatures this year, but the historically mild winter doesn’t mean your roof is in the clear.   Even mild winters pose threats, from ice dams to temperature fluctuation, resulting in roof materials expanding and contracting. These conditions … Read More

Early Detection and Repair of Commercial Roof Leaks

March 12, 2024

Why early mitigation of commercial roof leaks will save you money and safeguard your investment over time. “Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” – Benjamin Franklin Your commercial building is similar to a ship in many ways. And just like a ship, it needs protection from leaks to continue … Read More

How Does a Flat Commercial Roof Drain?

March 5, 2024

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

Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement

February 21, 2024

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

What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?

February 13, 2024

The 6 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 point … Read More

Commercial Roof Flashing 101: The Basics

January 30, 2024

What is commercial roof flashing, and do I need to know about it? When a roofing company is in the process of building a new commercial structure, one of the most critical components to consider is flashing. Flashing refers to the materials used to seal around edges, corners, and roof penetration that protect against water … Read More

How Do Commercial Flat Roofs Drain in the Winter?

January 23, 2024

How Do Commercial Flat Roofs Drain in the Winter? Building owners, property managers, and facility managers tend to stress out about the unique challenges that come with maintaining a commercial flat roof during the colder months. It’s bad enough that it’s cold and often quite difficult to even get up on the roof, but the … Read More

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

January 16, 2024

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

Commercial Roof Maintenance: Plan Ahead to Avoid Costly Repairs

January 2, 2024

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

5 Tips for Bidding after Budgeting for a New Commercial Roof

December 26, 2023

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?

December 19, 2023

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. The process involves several key steps, which can vary depending on the size and complexity of the roof and the specific needs of the building. This blog … Read More

Santa and His Reindeer – How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof

December 12, 2023

Make sure your commercial roof is ready for Santa with these tips… Have you ever wondered if a visit by Santa and his reindeer could cause damage to your commercial roof? If Santa was coming to visit your house, there would be no need for concern. But, when they visit your business, you must take … Read More

Can Your Commercial Roof Leak in The Winter?

December 5, 2023

Now that winter is officially here, many commercial building owners and managers start to think about the potential problems that may arise due to the inevitable snow and ice buildup on their roofs. While we tend to think of summer rainfall as the leading cause of roof leaks, winter weather can also pose a significant … Read More

Commercial Roof Preventative Maintenance Plans: Now Is The Time To Set It Up

November 28, 2023

The days are getting shorter, the weather is colder, winter is here–and December is just a few days away! That means it’s time to be thinking about budgeting your preventative maintenance program for your commercial building’s roof for 2024. And now is the perfect time to get started! By establishing a regular maintenance schedule now, … Read More

Commercial Roof Damage: It Could Be Your Biggest Expense in 2024

November 21, 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 Comprehensive Guide to Commercial Roof Preventative Maintenance

November 14, 2023

Commercial Roof Preventative Maintenance: Money Well Spent. Effective maintenance is crucial for commercial property structures, ensuring long-term cost efficiency. This is especially true for your commercial roof, which represents a substantial financial investment. Regularly scheduled preventative maintenance can extend the life of your roof, prevent costly repairs, and even increase the overall value of your … Read More

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Roof This Winter (2024)

November 7, 2023

Commercial Roof Maintenance During the Winter Months This time of year can be problematic for your commercial roof. Snow and ice accumulation, freezing and thawing temperatures, and the potential for leaks all make it essential to maintain your commercial roof this winter. Luckily, you can take some simple steps to protect your commercial roof from … Read More