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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Essential Maintenance Your Flat Roof Needs

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Essential Maintenance Your Flat Roof Needs A flat roof offers your commercial building many advantages. However, without proper maintenance, it can cost you tons and become a liability. By investing in regular maintenance, you can prevent many extensive, costly repairs and premature roof replacements.  The following tips are just a few ways to keep your…

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Signs of Hail Damage on a Commercial Roof

A hailstorm can damage crops, vehicles, and commercial buildings. Larger hailstones can be particularly damaging to the roof of your building.  Don’t wait until your roof leaks to discover compromised areas caused by hail. Learn to spot the signs of hail damage on a commercial roof and find out what you can do to restore…

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Common Signs You Need Commercial Roof Maintenance

There are a number of ways your commercial roof can begin to leak. A leaky roof may start out as a small irritation, but can quickly become a costly repair issue. Find out how you can spot early signs of roof damage and discover professional, affordable roofing services near you. Interior Water Damage Perform a…

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Advantages of Flat Roofs for Commercial Buildings

Advantages of Flat Roofs for Commercial Buildings As the owner or manager of a commercial property, you are probably aware of the many different roofing options available. You may have also noticed that flat roof systems seem to be the most common. Flat roof systems offer many advantages to your property. Discover some of these…

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How To Prevent Common Roof Issues Caused by Ice and Snow

How To Prevent Common Roof Issues Caused by Ice and Snow As fall comes to an end and the winter months approach, property owners have much more to worry about than just ice and snow on the roads. Extreme weather conditions can wreak havoc on a commercial roof. As heavy snow and ice accumulate, roofs…

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How to Winterize a Commercial Building

How to Winterize a Commercial Building Enjoying the beautiful fall weather is often difficult knowing a cold, snowy winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when proactive business people invest in winterizing their commercial buildings. This begins with a fall inspection. Thereafter, contractors can implement various strategies to keep your…

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