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

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 Management: The Benefits of Maintaining Your Commercial Roof

January 6, 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

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Roof This Winter (2022)

December 28, 2021

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

Santa and His Reindeer – How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof

December 21, 2021

Make sure your commercial roof is ready for Santa with these tips… Have you ever wondered what to do if Santa and his reindeer visit your building and the potential for the damage they could cause to your commercial roof? If Santa was coming to visit your house, there would be no need for concern. … Read More

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

December 14, 2021

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

Commercial Roof Flashing 101: The Basics

November 30, 2021

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

Budgeting for a new commercial roof: Top 10 Tips

November 23, 2021

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

Commercial Roofing Cost: What drives pricing?

September 21, 2021

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 14, 2021

How to prepare your commercial roof for Winter If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ll 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 … Read More

How are supply shortages affecting the commercial roofing industry?

September 7, 2021

How are supply shortages affecting the commercial roofing industry and how does it impact you? Supply shortages are everywhere. From cars to building materials to labor, almost every industry faces shortages due to the economic disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic and many other unforeseen events such as fires, hurricanes, unexpected freezing, and even canal closures. … Read More

Commercial Roofing Types: What is most common in Minnesota?

August 31, 2021

What are the main types of commercial roof systems used in Minnesota? What types of commercial roofs are most commonly found protecting Minnesota’s commercial buildings? In this blog, we’ll explore the types of roofs commonly used to keep our buildings dry. Minnesotans have bragging rights when it comes to extreme climate. With 140-degree temperature swings … Read More

How to select the best commercial roofing contractor

August 17, 2021

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

What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?

August 3, 2021

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 Replacement: What to expect

July 27, 2021

Commercial Roof Replacement: What to 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 project. … Read More

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

July 20, 2021

The 5 Warning Signs that you may need a new commercial roof 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 … Read More

Avoid the Fall Rush: Schedule Commercial Roof projects NOW

July 13, 2021

It’s not too late to schedule your 2021 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 Roofs Vs. Summer Heat

June 24, 2021

In Minnesota, the hottest temperatures are in July and August…the months we all live for and dream about in January and February when temps are at their coldest.   So what’s happening on your commercial roof during these hottest of summer days?  With a properly maintained roof, hopefully not much. But some common issues include … Read More

Top 10 Commercial Roof Problems

April 1, 2021

Our inspectors are out almost every day inspecting roofs all over Minnesota, and they see lots of interesting things going on. So what are the issues they see most often? Well, we don’t want the suspense to kill you, so read on!   This summer’s Top 10 List of Roof Issues (with pictures to boot!): … Read More

Commercial Roofing -What is there to LOVE?

February 18, 2021

It’s all in the eyes of the beholder.   Admittedly it’s not the most glamorous of industries, but when you’re full of passion about what you do (Mint Roofing Core Value No. 1), roofing (as seen through the eyes of the beholder) is the greatest profession ever. Just ask our team…   Tim: I love … Read More

What a Commercial Roof and Your Teeth have in Common

January 14, 2021

Not many people relish the idea of going to the dentist…for lots of reasons. But most of us make ourselves go every six months to a year for our regular cleanings and preventative maintenance. We all know that taking care of our teeth proactively will make our teeth last longer. Makes sense.   The same … Read More

What’s in a Name? TopSite Commercial Roof Proactive Maintenance

January 1, 2021

Shakespeare’s famous line from Romeo and Juliet, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” implies that the names of things do not affect what they really are. The guy was poetic, for sure, but that may not always ring true.   Case in point: the rebranding of our much-loved preventative maintenance program … Read More