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In our fifth decade in the roofing industry, we take great pride in the people and professionalism that drive CentiMark to new levels of success and excellence in roofing and flooring.

CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 2010s

CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 2010s

As we begin our 47th year in business, we are now working to achieve our next goal – to become a billion dollar corporation.

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CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 2000s

CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 2000s

Growth, diversification, new leadership, safety, service and technology were the milestones of this decade.

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CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 1980s – 1990s

CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 1980s – 1990s

The 1980s were about growth. Starting with $5 million in sales in 1980, the company reached $50 million in sales by 1989. Five years later, $100 million in sales in 1994.

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CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 1968 - 1970s

CentiMark & Ed Dunlap – An American Success Story: 1968 - 1970s

Edward B. Dunlap started D&B Laboratories in 1967 as a part-time industrial cleaning products business in the basement of his home in Pittsburgh, PA. Dunlap started Northern Chemical Company (later Northern Industrial Maintenance) with $1,000 and one associate in 1968. The upstart building maintenance products and services business produced first year sales of $98,500.

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Thank You CentiMark Associates

Thank You CentiMark Associates

As we approach our 47th anniversary in business on April 19th, we want to thank all 3,500 CentiMark, QuestMark and CentiMark Ltd. associates for their hard work and dedication in the success of the company.

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No April Fool’s Joke - You Can Extend the Life of Your Roof

No April Fool’s Joke - You Can Extend the Life of Your Roof

At CentiMark, we are certainly aware of the economic constraints and the restrictions for many building owners when it comes to their capital budgets.

A roof really is a building’s most important asset. In addition to protecting the building, its contents and the people inside, a roof can help conserve energy, capture sunlight, benefit the environment and, ultimately, save money.

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Single Source Warranties on Your Floors

Single Source Warranties on Your Floors

Give your floor the ability to truly shine and protect your investment

When you purchase a floor system, you are buying into your flooring contractor. It’s in your best financial interest to work with QuestMark. We take care of the floors that we install and we do it in ways that no other flooring contractor can offer.

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Winter Weather - At What Cost To Your Roof?

Winter Weather - At What Cost To Your Roof?

The harsh winter of 2015 is almost over. But what did it do to your roof?

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The SAFE Way to Select a Flooring Contractor

The SAFE Way to Select a Flooring Contractor

Jason Krut, Safety Director
John Scanlon, Executive Vice-President
QuestMark, a Division of CentiMark Corporation

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QuestMark DiamondQuest Flooring

QuestMark DiamondQuest Flooring

Many businesses are opting for QuestMark's polished concrete floor system, known as DiamondQuest, because of lower maintenance costs compared to traditional VCT (vinyl composition tile) flooring. Polished concrete, unlike VCT floors, does not require wax or coatings to maintain its shine. This results in lower lifecycle costs.

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Sustainable Roofing and Flooring Options

Sustainable Roofing and Flooring Options

Sustainability is a commitment to future generations to minimize negative impacts on the environment. CentiMark and QuestMark are very committed to environmentally friendly products and services and recycling practices.

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Scott Luck - NRCA MVP Winner

Scott Luck - NRCA MVP Winner

CentiMark is proud to announce that Production Foreman Scott Luck, Canonsburg, PA, was honored by the NRCA’s Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress on February 25, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

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Metal Roofs: Durable and Attractive

Metal Roofs: Durable and Attractive

Metal roofs are among the most popular roof systems in use today. Metal roofs are lightweight, aesthetically pleasing and offer durability as well as providing a sustainable solution.

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After Winter: Maintenance & Repair

After Winter: Maintenance & Repair

Winter’s harsh conditions and extreme cold can wreak havoc on a roof. These conditions can manifest into leaks and accelerate roof failures if they are ignored.
Repairing problem areas and extending the life of the roof is the very essence of CentiMark’s Preventative Maintenance Program.

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Creative Ideas: Repair or Re-Roof?

Creative Ideas: Repair or Re-Roof?

Today, property owners need to explore creative methods to both understand the current condition of their buildings, determine the scope of work that has the greatest value - be it repair or re-roofing – and, most importantly, how to fund the project.

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Tips for Safe Snow & Ice Removal

Tips for Safe Snow & Ice Removal

Original publication can be viewed on OSHA's website: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA-3513roof-snow-hazard.pdf
While snow removal may be necessary to prevent overloading and collapse or to clear off space for construction or repairs, it also exposes workers to a number of risks.

Employees might need to climb directly onto the roof and use equipment such as shovels, snow rakes, snow blowers and ladders.

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Roof Talk: The Basics

Roof Talk: The Basics

A roof is a building’s most important asset. Roofs once served the sole purpose of protecting a building, its contents and the people inside. Today, roofs can conserve energy, capture sunlight, benefit the environment and, ultimately, save money.

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NRCA National Roofing Week

NRCA National Roofing Week

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This is a copy of the NRCA Blog on National Roofing Week - July 5-11th. We’re proud to point out that the winning children’s artwork featured below is from last year’s National Roofing Week and was created by Marena Malone, daughter of CentiMark Customer Service Rep Rica Malone, Canonsburg, PA.

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CentiMark & QuestMark Safety Report - 2014

CentiMark & QuestMark Safety Report - 2014

At CentiMark and QuestMark, we take great pride in the safety of our workers. Our goal is for every CentiMark and QuestMark associate to return home safely to their families every evening. In 2014, 24 of our offices did not have a work injury during the year.

Our safety Incidence Rate in 2014 for roofing was 2.56, lower than the national Incidence Rate of 4.8. For QuestMark, the safety Incidence Rate for flooring was 2.56, lower than the national Incidence Rate of 2.90.

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Roofing Decisions Are Complex

Roofing Decisions Are Complex

by Michael Rew, Vice President of Technical Services, CentiMark

At CentiMark, we re-roof commercial and industrial flat roofs throughout North America. We install roof systems including: Thermoplastics (TPO, PVC), EPDM (rubber), modified bitumen, coatings, metal, spray polyurethane foam and BUR (built-up roofing).

Roofing decisions include considerations of building use, climate and budget.

Roofs must withstand more attacks from nature than any other building component. These factors include: large temperature range of performance, thermal shock (large temperature swings), solar radiation (UV and heat), rain, snow, airborne pollutants, fungal attacks and wind forces.

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