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Choosing a Commercial Roofing Contractor

Andrew Schmidt

Selecting the right commercial roofing contractor is crucial for ensuring the safety, energy efficiency, and structural integrity of your property. With extensive experience in the commercial roofing industry, Showal...

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How To Know It’s Time for Commercial Roof Replacement

Andrew Schmidt

Knowing when it's time for commercial roof replacement is important for both your wallet and your peace of mind. A well-timed replacement can prevent leaks and property damage while ensuring your building stays safe and ...

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The Importance of Proper Drainage for Flat Roofs

Andrew Schmidt

The cost effectiveness and functionality of flat roofs make them a popular choice in the world of commercial roofing. However, the very feature that defines them also presents a unique challenge: drainage. Proper drainag...

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How to Maintain Commercial Metal Roofing

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Your roof plays a pivotal role in protecting your commercial property. If you've invested in a metal roof, you understand the value and durability it brings to your building. However, like any significant investment, a m...

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Why Spring Commercial Roof Inspections are Important

Andrew Schmidt

When winter's harsh conditions give way to the milder days of spring, commercial property owners are presented with the perfect opportunity to strengthen their buildings' first line of defense: the roof. Spring inspec...

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Effect of snow on the Roof of Your Business

Andrew Schmidt

While many people around the United States enjoy winter's beautiful scenery, it poses some threats to business owners. For those who live in areas of heavy snowfall, the potential weight of snow can cause property damage...

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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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