From the monthly archives: January 2018

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Your Old Commercial Roof is Costing You Money

If you’re wondering why the energy bills in your commercial property are skyrocketing, it may be because it’s time to replace your business roof. If you have a hail damaged roof or an old roof, it could be allowing the outside elements to get inside the building. Below explore some of the ways your commercial roof is costing you hundreds or even thousands of dollars each year. Intelligent Design can take your old roof and replace it with a modern commercial roof that will protect your entire building.

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Is it Possible for Winter Weather to Damage Your Roof?

Minnesota winters are unforgiving. It doesn’t take long for the temperature to plummet and the precipitation to arrive. Once the weather conditions set in, they go to work on your roof and wreak havoc on all the components. If you neglect to call Intelligent Design to inspect or maintain your residential or commercial roof, you could be looking at significant repairs and or an expensive roof replacement. Below, we explore all the ways that freezing weather can damage your roof. If you need repairs right away, contact our roofing company. We can help.

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EPDM Roofing: Breaking it Down

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) is durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane used for low-slope applications in commercial structures. It has two primary ingredients: ethylene and propylene. Both are derived from oil and natural gas. EPDM is available in a wide variety of sizes but only two colors, black and white. You can also install them in two thicknesses, 45 and 60 millimeters. We adhere EPDM to your building’s roof using a variety of methods including liquid adhesives, mechanical attachments, ballasts, or industry-grade tape.

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