Budgeting for a new roof

July 26, 2016By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Flat Roof Repair, Flat Roof Replacement, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

What you should know about budgeting for a new roof The flat roof on your commercial building has value and is one of your biggest capital investments, so it’s important that it’s installed properly, maintained and inspected annually. These three factors will serve to protect your investment for as long as possible, but it’s inevitable … Read More

The Top 10 Commercial Roof Problems

August 20, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, EPDM Roofing, Flat Roof Repair, Minneapolis Roofing Contractor, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair, Rubber Roofing, TPO Roofing

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

The Heat is On: Summer Temps Take Toll on Roofs

July 16, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Roofing Contractors, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

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

What is there to LOVE about roofing?

May 27, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Flat Roof Repair, Flat Roof Replacement, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Contractors, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

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

Congrats to our Winter Freeze Winners!

April 7, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

The Winter Freeze Contest wrapped up at the end of March. Congrats to our two winners who successfully guessed the lowest temperatures for February and March (although given the interesting weather patterns we had in March, we should have asked people to guess the warmest temperature!).    Our February winner is Patrick Senescall, Commercial Property … Read More

Do I haaave to go to the dentist?

March 31, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Flat Roof Replacement, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

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?

March 13, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

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

Flood, Sweat, and Tears

February 13, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

We get calls on a regular basis to come and fix what appears to be a leak on a roof. But sometimes it turns out to be a condensation problem. It’s like the roof is sweating, and that water then drips inside the building (which is why people often assume they have a leak).   … Read More

Prevent Ice Dams: A Serious Problem, We Swear

February 2, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Minneapolis Roofing Contractor, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

Chances are if you’ve lived in this winter climate for any amount of time, you’ve had some experience with ice dams on your own house. The warm air under the insulated portion of the roof causes snow to melt. When the water travels down to the over hang (the un-insulated portion of the roof), it … Read More

Seal the Deal with Protection and Prevention

January 16, 2015By MintRoofingCommercial Roofing Contractor, Commercial Roofing Inspection, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing MN, Flat Roof Repair, Minneapolis Roofing Contractor, Minnesota Roofing, Roofing Construction, Roofing Maintenance, Roofing Repair

No one wants to get an “F”, especially on his or her roof. Cheer up…we’ve got study notes for you.   It’s time to get schooled on Sealant Failures. First, it helps to understand that sealants are used in a variety of ways on a roof. Sometimes they’re used more like caulking to fill space … Read More