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Mechanical Roof Penetrations: What Are They?

All commercial roofs require various penetrations, or openings, for different equipment to work properly. Most roofs have piping, signs, HVAC units, electrical conduits, and even roof vents. At Qt Commercial, we’ll help you understand how we take roof penetrations into account when we replace your building’s roof.

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How to Prepare Your Roof for Spring

Spring is just about here, and with it comes warmer weather and melting snow and ice. This winter was especially hard on commercial roofs, with excess snow and ice forming on roofs. How are you to tell if your roof sustained any damage? Schedule a roof inspection today with Qt Commercial!

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TPO vs EPDM: What Is the difference?

Both incredibly durable and weather resistant, TPO and EPDM roofs are two of the more popular commercial roofing options. Learn about each of these roofing options, as well as the differences between the two.

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Freeze-Thaw Cycles and How They Affect Your Roof

The months-long freeze-thaw cycles we often see in Minnesota can take a toll on your building’s commercial roof. Learn about the damage freeze-thaw cycles can cause and whether your roof will require repairs or a full replacement. 

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Spring Cleaning Services for Your Commercial Roof

Once the snow melts and the temperature gets above freezing, you’ll need to schedule a commercial roofing inspection and cleaning for your building. A roofing company can restore your roof’s appearance and inspect your roof for any possible damage caused by sleet, ice, snow, or sub-zero temperatures. Roof cleaning should be a part of your total preventive maintenance plan for keeping your roof in excellent condition year after year.

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3 BIG Causes of Commercial Roof Leaks

When a commercial roof leaks, the water can cause significant costly damage inside your building. Water can damage the walls, electrical systems, and even drip onto your flooring, furniture, or electronic equipment. Mold can also develop and compromise your building’s structural integrity.

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Understanding the InvisiWeld System

Firestone UltraPly TPO InvisiWeld System is a non-penetrating TPO membrane fastening system that roofing contractors use to protect commercial roofing systems. It is ideal for building owners who want a roofing system that can withstand Minnesota high winds and provide protection from the elements without damaging the roofing membrane.

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Infrared Moisture Scan – What Condition Is Your Commercial Roof Actually In?

You may think that your roof is in great condition, and on the surface, it could look just fine. Most issues, and even potential issues, are not visible to the untrained eye. Conducting an Infrared Moisture Scan may surprise you with what is actually happening on and in your roof.

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How a Roof Inspection Can Help You Budget

Maintaining a commercial property can sometimes feel overwhelming. You must maintain everything from the inside and out, from the floor to the roof. You might be wondering how to figure the roof into your budget, and you are not sure where to start. Do you know how old your roof is? Do you know the current condition of your roof? Does your roof only remind you it’s there when it starts to leak? Here at Qt Commercial, we specialize in repairing and maintaining all kinds of commercial roofing.

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Five Preventive Maintenance Tips for your Commercial Roof

All too often we see commercial and industrial roofs unnecessarily fail over time due to a poor preventive maintenance plan. A strong maintenance plan can help you avoid unwanted roof damages, protect your bottom line, and give your roof a longer life. Here are some tips for keeping your commercial roofing system in optimal condition:

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