Flat Commercial Roof Replacement Process: 5 Phases

May 21, 2024

When it’s time for a flat commercial roof replacement, property managers and building owners can expect a few phases of work. Although the specific steps may vary depending on the contractor, project scope, and local regulations, some general things happen during every roof replacement project. This blog post will outline what to expect from beginning … Read More

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

7 Commercial Roofing Myths

April 23, 2024

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

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

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

Does Foot Traffic Damage a Flat Commercial Roof?

February 6, 2024

 Commercial roofs are more than just an architectural feature; they are a crucial infrastructure investment, safeguarding the business assets underneath.  Flat commercial roofs face a unique set of challenges, one of which is foot traffic. Building owners, facility managers, and even employees often have to access the roof for maintenance, repair, or inspection purposes. However, … 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

How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Winter

September 12, 2023

If you were a Game of Thrones fan, you might 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. As … Read More

Commercial Roof Leaks: The Real Costs

August 29, 2023

Nothing is quite as upsetting for a business owner as finding water dripping from the ceiling of their commercial roof. Even though we’ve had a long dry summer, heavy rain and snow are an inevitability in Minnesota.   Commercial roof leaks can cause a long list of issues not only for the building and its … Read More

Selecting a Commercial Roofing Contractor

August 22, 2023

Commercial roofs can be one of the most expensive construction components on any building (but also one of the most important since it protects all that is housed within). Although tempting to simply take the low bid, there are other questions you should be asking. Let’s walk through some steps that will show you how … Read More

Schedule Fall Commercial Roof Inspections Now

August 8, 2023

Commercial Roof Inspections: Avoid the Fall Rush. Like it or not, Summer is quickly coming to an end. And we all know what that means. At Mint Roofing, we understand the importance of a well-maintained and reliable roof for your commercial building. It protects your assets, employees, and customers from the hazards and property damage … Read More

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

August 1, 2023

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 Building Leases and Roof Maintenance FAQs (Part 2)

July 25, 2023

In our first blog in this 2-part series, we discussed various scenarios involving commercial roof maintenance and who is responsible for maintenance and repairs. We continue the conversation in this blog, taking a deeper dive into commercial building leases and roof maintenance and the rights and responsibilities of lessees pertaining to the roof.   If … Read More

Commercial Building Leases and Roof Maintenance FAQs (Part 1)

July 18, 2023

If you are a business owner leasing all or part of a commercial building, it is important to understand your responsibilities regarding roof maintenance. Roof repairs are among the most costly repairs in commercial buildings, so it is essential to know what your lease agreement says about who is responsible for roof maintenance and any … Read More

Commercial Roof Replacement: What to Expect

July 11, 2023

What to expect when you’re about to have your commercial roof replaced. 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 … Read More

Finding the Best Commercial Roofing Contractor in Minnesota: 7 Things to Consider

June 27, 2023

How do you find the best commercial roofing contractor in Minnesota for your project? You’ve budgeted for a significant commercial roofing project, and now you’re ready to start researching contractors and requesting bids. How can you be sure you’ve found the best commercial roofing contractor in Minnesota for your project? In this blog, we’ll share … Read More

How to Select The Best Commercial Roofing Contractor

June 20, 2023

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