6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Roof This Winter (2023)

November 29, 2022

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

Budgeting for a Commercial Roof Replacement: 10 Tips

November 8, 2022

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

October 25, 2022

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?

October 18, 2022

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 Snow Removal for Minnesota Businesses

October 11, 2022

Prevent Snow Buildup on Your Commercial Roof with Mint Roofing’s Commercial Roof Snow Removal Services. It’s that time of year again when we get to enjoy the beauty of winter and all the joys it brings. Unfortunately, commercial flat roofs in Minnesota are not immune to snow buildup during this season. This can cause leaks … Read More

EPDM: The Best Commercial Roof Material for Minnesota?

October 4, 2022

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!

September 27, 2022

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

September 20, 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

Commercial Roof Flashing 101: The Basics

July 26, 2022

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

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

Busting Commercial Roofing Myths

May 10, 2022

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

Commercial Roof Maintenance: Plan Ahead to Avoid Costly Repairs

March 22, 2022

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

Tips to Get Your Commercial Roof Ready for Spring and Summer (2022)

March 15, 2022

As the weather starts to warm up, it’s important to be thinking about getting your commercial roof ready for Spring. The last thing you want when the rain starts to pour is a leaky roof! This blog post will discuss some tips to keep in mind to get your commercial roof ready for spring and … Read More

The Impact of Heavy Snow and Spring Rain on Commercial Roofs

March 8, 2022

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

Commercial Roof Preventative Maintenance Plans: Now Is The Time To Set It Up

March 1, 2022

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and spring is just around the corner. That means it’s time to start thinking about your preventative maintenance program for your commercial building’s roof. March is the perfect time to get started! By establishing a regular maintenance schedule now, you can help ensure that your … Read More

The Top 5 Causes of Commercial Roof Leaks (and How to Prevent Them)

February 22, 2022

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 Roofing Services in Minnesota: Your Guide to Getting the Job Done Right

February 15, 2022

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

Commercial Roof Damage: It could be your biggest expense this year

February 1, 2022

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

Growing Up Roofing: Being Raised in a Family Commercial Roofing Business

January 11, 2022

When the Commercial Roofing Business is in your DNA My dad began working at Dalbec Roofing (now Mint Roofing) back in 1952 as a sheet metal and roofing laborer working for my uncle, Lester Dalbec. Uncle Lester had started his business just two years earlier. It was a common (and embarrassing) occurrence to have a … 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

To Exceed or Not To Exceed Expectations

April 15, 2021

Sometimes it just doesn’t take that much to make us happy, or even exceedingly happy. Like when the guy at the farmer’s market throws in an extra cob of corn (sometimes two!), you feel like you won the lottery. Score!   Or when the teller at the drive through window includes a doggie treat for … 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

Why Relationships Matter: The Value of Partnerships

March 25, 2021

Imagine if every time you went to the dentist, you had to start from scratch. Sure, sure…they have your file from the “other” dentist, but they still want to do their own base level examination, complete with X-rays, just so they have a true understanding of your situation and any issues that may need to … Read More

What to Know About Solar Panels on Commercial Roofs

February 4, 2021

Solar panels on rooftops, something we see more and more of, offer energy solutions, but also attract and reflect heat and light that can cause blisters on built-up roofs, and warping on EPDM (rubber) roofs.   Another issue or concern we often see on rubber roofs, is the moving of rock (which is the ballast … Read More