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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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 Roof Flashing 101: The Basics
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
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
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
Santa and His Reindeer – How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof
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
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
6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Roof This Winter (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
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
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
Budgeting for a New Commercial Roof: Top 10 Tips
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?
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?
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 Roof Management: The Benefits of Maintaining Your Commercial Roof
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