3 Benefits of TPO Roofing

3 Benefits of TPO Roofing

According to the NRCA, about 40% of commercial roofing systems use TPO. And it’s no surprise why! TPO stands for Thermoplastic Polyolefin. This is a single-ply roof membrane that’s supported by a solid substrate such as a well-engineered insulation system. If you’re in the market for a commercial flat roof, this can be an ideal choice. It…

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Metal Roofing, The Pros and Cons

Metal Roofing, The Pros and Cons

Experts have predicted that the market share for metal roofing will increase by 2.67 billion USD by 2026. It’s clear that the several advantages metal roofs can offer have convinced several building owners to install them. However, there are still some issues with metal roofing Chicago residents should consider.  Are you considering getting one, but haven’t yet felt…

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5 Signs Your Roofing Contractor Is Ripping You Off

5 Signs Your Roofing Service Contractor Is Ripping You Off

5 Signs Your Roofing Contractor Is Ripping You Off The American public sure spends a lot of dough each year on their roofs! Roofing in the United States is a $15 billion dollar industry. While we value them for keeping the wind, rain, and snow out, none of us want to get ripped off.  The fact…

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Examining 4 Types of Commercial Metal Roofing

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Types of Roofing Systems Type of commercial buildings, climate, and customer needs are all factors that go into deciding the best choice for an appropriate commercial roofing system. A flat roof has different needs than a pitched roof, and you wouldn’t use the same material to cover a warehouse as you would something more in…

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Avoid Making These 5 Commercial Roofing Mistakes

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Avoid Making These 5 Commercial Roofing Mistakes Keeping up with the maintenance on your commercial roof is supposed to extend the lifespan of the roofing materials and prevent possible problems with leaks or damage. However, making mistakes when taking care of a roof can lead to repairs that could have been avoided. There are several…

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Steps To Prepare for a Spring Roof Replacement

Steps To Prepare for a Spring Roof Replacement Your roofing system is vital to your business’s success. This region experiences everything from legendary snowstorms to heavy rains to high winds. A quality roof is essential. Getting a new roof is an investment that will pay off for many years to come.  At Great Lakes Roofing,…

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How To Prep Your Roofing System for Winter

How To Prep Your Roofing System for Winter While you may not look at your commercial roof every day, it is still one of the most critical components of your building. At Great Lakes Roofing, we understand the havoc winter can wreak on your roofing structure. It’s better to prepare in advance than scramble to…

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Precautions for Commercial Roofing Repair Safety

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Effective commercial roof safety plans include precautions that protect workers and those around them from hazards and falls. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations require employers to provide training and information about workplace hazards and how to avoid them. Read on to learn the necessary precautions for roofers and why it’s crucial…

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Choosing the Right Roof for Your Budget

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Choosing the Right Roof for Your Budget If your commercial roof requires a lot of repairs or is nearing the end of its life expectancy, it may be time to consider a replacement.  At Great Lakes Roofing, we know that you want to get the most from your investment. Choosing the right roof is a…

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How Long Will My Commercial Roof Last?

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How Long Will My Commercial Roof Last? Like residential installations, commercial roofs have a finite lifespan. Roofs last for several years but require periodic inspections and maintenance to extend the service life. Periodically Replacing or repairing your roof protects your facility, equipment, and employees. At Great Lakes Roofing, we’ve worked tirelessly to become Chicagoland’s top…

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