6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Roof This Winter (2023)

November 29, 2022

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

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

Budgeting for a New Commercial Roof: Top 10 Tips

October 25, 2022

What you need to know about budgeting for a new commercial roof Because your commercial building’s flat roof has value and is one of the most significant capital expenditures you’ve made, it’s critical that it’s installed correctly, maintained, and inspected on a regular basis. These three factors will ensure that your investment is protected for … Read More

What is meant by commercial roofing, and how does it differ from residential roofing?

October 18, 2022

What is Commercial Roofing? Commercial roofing refers to the installation of commercial roofs for businesses, warehouses, and other large commercial structures. A commercial roof provides protection from the elements like snow and rain for the contents and occupants of the business inside. A sound roof is critical to a business’ operation, as even minor 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 Roof Management: The Benefits of Maintaining Your Commercial Roof

September 20, 2022

Commercial Roof Management can save your organization time and money. Commercial roof management is critical for commercial building owners, property managers, and facility managers. This blog post will discuss the cost benefits of maintaining your commercial roof to extend its life and postpone an expensive commercial roof repair. Commercial roofs are expensive to replace. Replacing … 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

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

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

Commercial Roof Flashing 101: The Basics

July 26, 2022

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 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

7 Signs it might be time to replace your commercial roof

June 28, 2022

Will you know when it’s time to replace your commercial roof?  How are you supposed to know when the time has come to replace your commercial roof? Since your building is often your most valuable asset, it’s critical to preserve it.  Protecting the contents of your building from leaks is the primary function of a … 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

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 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

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

April 5, 2022

My Commercial Roof Is Leaking: Who should I call first? It’s easy to ignore the roof on your commercial building during a historic drought. 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 be the first time you’ve … Read More

Commercial Roof Maintenance: Plan Ahead to Avoid Costly Repairs

March 22, 2022

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

Tips to Get Your Commercial Roof Ready for Spring and Summer (2022)

March 15, 2022

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 tips to keep in mind to get your commercial roof ready for spring and … Read More

The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs

March 8, 2022

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