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Your Guide to Commercial Roof Winter Maintenance

Andrew Schmidt

Winter is here, meaning it's time to turn your attention to a crucial but often overlooked aspect of commercial property maintenance – your roof. Neglecting your commercial roof during winter can lead to cascading proble...

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How Do Green Roofs Compare to Traditional Roofs?

Andrew Schmidt

Most, if not all, people want to make the world a better place. As a society, we are constantly exploring innovative ways to reduce our environmental footprint and combat global warming. One such innovation is the ado...

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Why Do Commercial Buildings Have Flat Roofs?

Andrew Schmidt

When you think about commercial buildings, you probably notice that many have flat roofs. Have you ever wondered why that is? In this blog, we'll explore the reasons behind this common architectural choice and the advant...

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Is Your Commercial Roof Safety Plan Up to Code?

Andrew Schmidt

Commercial roof safety is crucial for the stability of the building and protects people and equipment inside it. There are many parts of roof safety to consider, from the overhangs to the drainage systems. Of course, an ...

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Illinois Insulation Requirements for Commercial Roofs

Andrew Schmidt

Illinois has residential and commercial building requirements to ensure security and safety in its construction. Whether the building is new or old, there’s a high chance it might not fit the most recent insulation requi...

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The 4 Best Flat Roof Materials

Andrew Schmidt

Roofing materials matter. When looking for new flat roof materials, consider their durability, resilience, and affordability. To find out which flat roof material is best for you, read this guide to learn more. TPO Me...

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Do Metal Roofs Require Maintenance?

Andrew Schmidt

Metal roofs are one of the most common types of commercial roofs today. They’re strong, sturdy, and reliable. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about metal roofs. One of which is that they require the same maint...

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Commercial Roof Replacement: What to Expect

Andrew Schmidt

Are you in need of a commercial roof replacement? A damaged or outdated roof can lead to costly repairs and energy inefficiency. Imagine a durable, energy-efficient roof that protects your business and reduces long-te...

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Can Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

Andrew Schmidt

Many businesses today prioritize sustainability, such as company-wide recycling programs, onsite composting, and solar panel roofing. Solar panels convert solar cells into solar energy. With rooftop solar power, business...

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4 Common Commercial Roof Problems to Watch Out For

Andrew Schmidt

Commercial roofs do more than protect your business. They provide meaningful aesthetics while protecting your operations and employees from outside hazards. Still, if you notice commercial roof problems, call a roofer to...

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