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What Causes Ponding Water on Commercial Flat Roofs?

Large commercial roof with water pooling

Ponding water refers to water that has accumulated on a roof for over two days. It’s a common problem with commercial flat roofs due to their low slope. If you have ponding water on your roof, it’s critical that you get this fixed immediately. In this post, we’ll discuss the causes of ponding water on […]

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How Snow Affects Commercial Flat Roofs

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While snow is undoubtedly a beautiful staple of winter in the Midwest, too much of it can be bad news for business owners like you. It’s estimated that snow weighs about 20 pounds per cubic foot or around 1.25 pounds per inch of depth. You can do the math based on the size of your […]

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What Is Commercial PVC Roofing? Benefits & More

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PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is one of the most popular choices for flat or low-slope roofs and has been used on commercial properties for more than 50 years. PVC roofs consist of single-ply membranes and are composed of two layers, with polyester added in between for additional support.  In this post, we’ll discuss why commercial […]

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3 Tips for Installing Seasonal Décor on Your Commercial Roof

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It’s common for homeowners to put up lights and other décor to celebrate the holiday season. Commercial property owners can also follow suit, though installing commercial seasonal décor may require a few extra steps and precautions. Whether you want to deck out your property like the Griswold House or install a few modest string lights, […]

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How to Prepare Your Roof for Winter

If you don’t take the proper measures to winterize your roof, you could be in trouble once the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fall.  Damage from ice dams, wind, and water can lead to costly repairs and potentially costlier business interruption. To prevent downtime and potential roofing expenses, be sure to follow these […]

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When Is the Best Time to Install a Commercial Roof?

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A commercial flat roof that’s properly installed and maintained can last for up to 40 years before replacement is necessary. However, factors like inclement weather and high UV rays can impact that expected lifespan. When the time comes for a roof replacement, you may be wondering what time of the year may be best to […]

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Summit Commercial Roofing is proud to be an industry leader in commercial flat roofing replacement, repairs, maintenance and installations. Courtesy, integrity, and transparency are a big part of everything that we do. Are you ready to see why we’re one of the best commercial roofing companies in Southeast Michigan? Call (734) 564-0371 or fill out our online form today to request a quote on our commercial roofing services.

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