Springtime Commercial Roof Inspections: What Our Roofers Find!
April 9, 2024

Springtime Commercial Roof Inspections: What Our Roofers Find!

It’s finally starting to feel like Spring. Even though we’ve had an unusually mild winter, there’s nothing quite like Spring in Minnesota to lift one’s spirits and put the thoughts of cold weather on the shelf for the next six months. And with Spring weather comes one of our busiest times of the year: Commercial … Read More

by Kevin Krolczyk
It’s Time to Find Out How Well Your Commercial Roof Survived Winter
April 2, 2024

It’s Time to Find Out How Well Your Commercial Roof Survived Winter

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs
March 26, 2024

The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs

Well, we almost made it. The winter of 2023-24 was one of the mildest on record and it looked like we were going to break a record for the lowest winter snowfall in recorded history. Then came March… Our recent heavy, wet snowfall is causing all sorts of problems with our clients’ flat commercial roofs. … Read More

by Kevin Krolczyk
Spring Roof Inspection Checklist for Minneapolis Commercial Properties
March 19, 2024

Spring Roof Inspection Checklist for Minneapolis Commercial Properties

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
Early Detection and Repair of Commercial Roof Leaks
March 12, 2024

Early Detection and Repair of Commercial Roof Leaks

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
How Does a Flat Commercial Roof Drain?
March 5, 2024

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
Commercial Roofing Maintenance: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes
February 27, 2024

Commercial Roofing Maintenance: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

5 Common Commercial Roofing Maintenance Mistakes. Many commercial roofing maintenance mistakes are not all that difficult to avoid. With some basic knowledge and understanding, you can keep your business free from costly repairs and downtime. There are many simple things that you can do to ensure your commercial roof’s longevity, keeping it healthy and strong … Read More

by Kevin Krolczyk
Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement
February 21, 2024

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?
February 13, 2024

What Are the Leading Causes of Commercial Roof Damage?

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
Does Foot Traffic Damage a Flat Commercial Roof?
February 6, 2024

Does Foot Traffic Damage a Flat Commercial Roof?

 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

by Kevin Krolczyk
Commercial Roof Flashing 101: The Basics
January 30, 2024

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

by Kevin Krolczyk
How Do Commercial Flat Roofs Drain in the Winter?
January 23, 2024

How Do Commercial Flat Roofs Drain in the Winter?

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

by Kevin Krolczyk