Monthly Archives: August 2017


Hail Damage on Shingle Roofs

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Aug 2017

Is My Roof Hail Damaged?

The summer of 2017 started out with some impressive hail storms. Did you see the videos of people shoveling hailstones in Coon Rapids, MN? Or of cars with smashed windshields in the Metro Twin Cities? That brings us to a question we hear frequently: “Is my roof hail damaged?” Here are things to consider when you are determining if you have hail damage. First, hail...

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FEATURED PROJECT: American Crystal Sugar Company, Crookston, MN

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Aug 2017

FEATURED PROJECT: American Crystal Sugar Company, Crookston, MN

American Crystal Sugar Company’s Crookston, MN plant had a problem. Storms damaged their roofs and many needed full replacement, but that was only the beginning of the challenge. The plant has been in Crookston for a long time and over the years buildings were added, renovated and modified. The resulting complex has dozens of roofs at different elevations. This facility produces the sugar you see...

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10 Questions with Paul Levisee, Roof Consultant

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Aug 2017

10 Questions with Paul Levisee, Roof Consultant

What is one thing you would like building owners to know about (making repairs to) their roof?  Be proactive, not reactive. What’s the most common problem you see?    Not doing proper research of a contractor. Cheapest isn’t always the best. What are the worst things to put off repairing?    Curbs, and when EPDM walls are “tenting” badly. How long have you been in roofing?    10...

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