Flat Roof Repair Recovery or Replacement MN – Part 2

Roof Recovery

A Recovery System is one where a second roof is installed on top of an existing one.

There are a few key criterion that need to be addressed in the design of a successful long-term recovery system including the ability of the structure to handle the additional dead-load as well as the crucial need to be sure that you do not trap any existing moisture in the system. Continue reading

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Flat Roof Repair Recovery or Replacement MN – Part 1

Commercial Flat Roof Replacement

Roof Replacement is full tear-off to the surface of the structural roof deck that is usually starts by removing all of the existing roof materials to the top surface of the structural roof deck.

Although there is certainly a cost associated with a “tear-off”, this roof system provides you the longest projected service life. Continue reading

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GAF Roofing Contractor MN

GAF Celebrates 125 Years As Leader In Roofing Industry

Wayne, N.J.-based GAF celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. The company has a long history of innovation that dates back to its founding in 1886 and has primarily focused on the manufacturing of roofing materials for residential and commercial applications. Continue reading

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Commercial TPO Roofing Contractor MN

GAF Reaches Historic TPO Milestone

GAF recently announced the production of more than 1 billion square feet of Everguard® TPO roofing.  TPO stands for ThermoPlastic Olefin, which is a flexible, weatherable, plastic alloy of polypropylene (a related material is widely used in automotive, particularly in products like dashboards that are exposed to a lot of sunlight).  Continue reading

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Commercial and Industrial Roof Repair MN

Commercial Roofing Systems Minneapolis MN

The life of any roofing system is limited. Most low-slope roofing materials begin to exhibit water infiltration within 20 years after installation. Distress conditions and leaks on low-slope roofs are more likely to emerge at certain predictable areas, such as at punctures or seams in single-ply membranes. Continue reading

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MN Commercial Roofer | Commercial Roofing MN

Common Commercial Roof Problems Part 2

Lack of maintenance and failure to correct minor roof deterioration in early stages is one of the major causes of premature roof problems. Early detection of commercial roofing problems could save you thousands in repairs later. Below is a short list of the more common commercial roofing problems that can be encountered. Continue reading

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Commercial Roof Repair MN | Commercial Roofing MN

Minnesota Commercial Roofing Contractor

If you’re a homeowner or business owner looking for a commercial roofing contractor in Minnesota, you’ve come to the right place.

Not always easy to spot or recognize, early detection of commercial roofing problems could save you thousands in repairs later. Below is a short list of the more common commercial roofing problems that can be encountered. Continue reading

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Maintaining and Repairing Commercial Roof Systems Minnesota

Roof Management | Roof Maintenance | Preventive Roof Maintenance For Commercial Roof Systems

Roofs of all ages require proactive maintenance. The best preventative maintenance that one can do is performing semi-annual roof inspections to identify and solve problems as they occur. Roofs get more abuse from the elements than any other part of the building, and preventative maintenance is a key element to saving money on your roof by providing a longer service life. Continue reading

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Commercial Roofing & Re-Roofing Maintenance & Repair Minnesota

Roof Ponding and Roof Performance

Roof ponding is a key issue for the building owners, facility managers, and roofing contractor with regard to the long-term performance of the roof system and structure. Ponding is the source of many performance problems such as fungi, mold, and vegetation growth, sediment deposition, and roof leaks. If not properly addressed, ponding can potentially lead to collapse of the roof structure. Continue reading

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EPDM Roofing | EPDM Roof System MN

EPDM Commercial Single-Ply Roofing System

Within the United States, EPDM accounts for over 1 billion square feet of new roofing annually and represents approximately 35% of the entire roofing market. In Europe the market share is around 12% and growing. While it is difficult to predict percentages in other markets, accelerated growth is reported in the Middle East and China as well. Continue reading

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