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Roofing Tips

A Commercial Roofing Blog Filled with News, Tips, and Points of Interest

Our roofing professionals have a lot to say when it comes to commercial roofing systems! We’re always excited to share what we’ve learned with you, whether we’re using our commercial roofing blog to illustrate projects we’ve completed, industry news, or tell inspirational stories about team members and customers.

Take what you discover here and start social media conversations, spread the word about the Great Roof Giveaway, or use our wisdom to extend the life of your commercial roof. Enjoy!


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What Goes into a Proposal?

Oftentimes when people seek a contractor for a roofing project, there is a point in the process where there is a waiting period between your initial contact and when a proposal is put in your hands. We wanted to take…
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How to Find a Contractor That Will Exceed Your Expectations and Not Leave You With Frustrations

When choosing a contractor are you hoping to walk away with an exceptional experience or a list of frustrations? Many people experience difficulties when hiring and working with contractors and often cite that they are inconvenienced, troubled, annoyed, and tired.…
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Revolutionizing Buildings with a Powerful Roof Coating System

Explore the sustainable and economical benefits of a roof coating system in this comprehensive blog post. Learn how it reduces costs, extends roof lifespan, and minimizes environmental impact.
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3 Costly (and Preventable!) Roof Issues

We all know routine maintenance extends the life of your roof. But like going to the dentist, the gym, or a physician, we’ll find excuses to put off doing what’s good for our health in favor of doing what needs…
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Clogged Gutters

Don’t Let Roof Maintenance Give You A Fright!

When the seasons change from summer to fall we often think of fall foliage and cooler temperatures; but are you also thinking about preparing your roof for the winter season ahead? Your roof is your first line of defense against…
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White Roofs vs. Black Roofs: Top 3 Myths Revealed

White roofs are better than black roofs. We’ve heard this a lot lately. In fact, city councils throughout the country are adopting model codes which favor white over black roof systems, touting energy efficiencies, without considering key factors that greatly…
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Article on How to Keep Your Roof From Collapsing

We found this article to be a source of good information on the snow load for roofs. For your convenience, it contains the formula for measuring the weight of the snow on your roof. This will help you determine when…
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Glad to be wrapping up this project, but most of all ..enjoyed working with you and GSM, your company is spot on and customer service is off the charts!
Thank you!

Diana Hess Project Manager June 28, 2022