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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.

Safety Offices Without a Workplace Injury

ReynoldsburgInjuryFree2017At 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 2016, 44 of our offices did not have a recordable workplace injury during the year.


Our Safety Incidence Rate in 2016 for roofing was 1.13, lower than the national Incidence Rate of 6.0 (NAICS roofing contractors).

We’re proud to announce those offices who have worked without a work injury:

Nine Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Auburn, WA

Eight Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Houston, TX
Phoenix, AZ QuestMark
Salt Lake City, UT
Des Moines, IA

Seven Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Orlando, FL QuestMark

Six Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Omaha, NE

Five Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Rocky Hill, CT
Albuquerque, NM

Four Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Nashville, TN QuestMark

Three Years Without a Workplace Injury:
Tonawanda, NY
Ramsey, MN QuestMark

Two Years Without a Workplace Injury:
West Chicago, IL
Phoenix, AZ
Dallas, TX QuestMark
Franklin, OH
Charlotte, NC QuestMark
Hartford, CT QuestMark

One Year Without a Workplace Injury:
Norcross, GA QuestMark
Duluth, GA
Stow, OH
Hendersonville, TN
Jessup, MD
Jeffersonville, IN
Canonsburg, PA
Columbus, OH
Lakeland, FL
Portland, OR QuestMark
Alabaster, AL
Chicago, IL QuestMark
Westland, MI
Pompano Beach, FL
St. Louis, MO
Kalamazoo, MI
Vancouver, BC
Boise, ID
Milwaukee, WI
Richmond, VA QuestMark
Bloomington, MN
Sacramento, CA
Edmonton, AB
Calgary, AB
Toronto, ON Flooring
Denver, CO QuestMark

The combined manhours of these offices working without a recordable injury is 6,679,058 hours. Safety and injury prevention is everyone’s responsibility. At CentiMark and QuestMark, maintaining a safe work environment is our goal.

 

 

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Careers at CentiMark - Have you Considered a Career as a Roofer?

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The job outlook for the roofing industry is very promising. The need for qualified roofing workers continues to grow and promises career growth.

CentiMark's success is due to the work ethic and dedication of its associates as well as quality workmanship and comprehensive customer service. We value our associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities to those dedicated, hard working associates who have the desire and ambition to achieve.


What it Takes to be a Roofer

CentiMark roofers replace, repair and install the roofs on commercial and industrial buildings using many different types of materials: TPO, EPDM rubber, roof coatings and metal. Roofing work involves heavy lifting, climbing, bending and kneeling in various weather conditions.
Getting Started: How to Become a Roofer
Many roofers learn their skills on the job, others learn the trade through apprenticeship programs. Although there are no specific educational requirements, basic skills in math and blueprint reading are helpful.

Safety is First For CentiMark Crews

All roofing and flooring crews participate in mandatory, written training programs conducted by our full-time safety specialists. Ongoing training and both scheduled and random job-site inspections are routine. Our goal is to meet and exceed all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards. Monthly safety meetings are conducted by the operations managers with all production and service personnel to review general and job specific safety issues. Mandatory Safety Meetings are conducted each quarter by regional safety specialists for all CentiMark associates to present and discuss a wide range of safety issues common to all employees. Periodic Safety Meetings are conducted by regional safety specialists to address accident concerns, potential problems and/or the findings on job site inspections.

What CentiMark Offers

We regard our employees as our most valuable resource. CentiMark offers continuous on-the-job training with new and innovative programs that makes CentiMark the industry leader. CentiMark offers a competitive benefit package to all full-time employees and eligible dependent(s), with a remarkably low employee contribution, upon completion of certain eligibility periods.

Employees are offered the following benefits:

- Medical & Prescription Plan with Dental insurance
- Vision Plan
- 401(k) Pension Plan, with a company match
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability
- Life & AD&D Insurance
- Business Travel Insurance
- Paid Vacation
- Paid Holidays

Ready to get your new career started? Check out our job oppertunities: www.CentiMark.com/jobs
We have over 80 offices across North America!

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Pavement Coating Systems from QuestMark

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QuestMark is now able to coat any asphalt and concrete pavement with StreetBond® and Durashield, GAF’s innovative line of pavement coating systems. Pavement coatings are a great way to extend the life of your pavement, transform your property with color and revitalize or rejuvenate your pavement.


StreetBond® coatings are specially formulated to:

  • Protect asphalt and concrete against UV, water and chemical damage
  • Prevent cracking and deterioration
  • Keep pavement and environments cooler with solar reflective colors
  • Provide superior slip and skid resistance
  • Renew existing asphalt or concrete areas
  • Offer a water-based alternative that is safer for the environment
  • DuraShield pavement coating is engineered to last longer than typical asphalt coatings and is used in the preservation of asphalt parking lots and walkways. The wear properties of DuraShield pavement coatings are far superior to traditional asphalt emulsion seal coat products and won’t track onto adjacent surfaces like asphalt emulsion-based products.

What makes the StreetBond and DuraShield coatings last?

  • Proprietary acrylic polymer technology provides superior durability and protection
  • Designed to conform to the normal expansion and contraction of asphalt surfaces and will not peel, delaminate, shrink or crack
  • Excellent self-adhesion properties and can be reapplied to renew and refresh the surface and reestablish the protective weather barrier

StreetBond coatings are great for pedestrian and vehicular areas such as parking lots, crosswalks, sidewalks and entryways. Available in a wide array of colors including traditional, solar-reflective, cycle lane and custom colors, StreetBond pavement coatings can be used to create a more welcoming entrance for your facility or to help with directional signage. DuraShield pavement coating for parking lots is available in standard black.

All StreetBond and DuraShield products contain a 1 year manufacturer’s product limited warranty. As a Master Applicator, QuestMark also offers up to a 5 year extended warranty on StreetBond SB150 and a 3 year extended warranty on DuraShield and StreetBond SB120.

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Make Sure your Roof is Safe from Snow and Ice

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As the winter weather is hitting the United States, remember the importance of snow and ice removal from your rooftop. Prevent roof or structural damage to your facility by having snow and ice removed soon after it accumulates.

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A look at what is in store for 2017

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CentiMark hopes your business had a successful 2016. As we look back over the year, we are excited about what was accomplished and the foundation that has been established for the future. In 2017, we will continue to focus on our customers and their needs. When our customers make suggestions to procedures, protocols or communication processes, we take their ideas seriously and adopt their suggestions.


To better serve our customers and help to further improve your customer experience, CentiMark continues to invest in infrastructure and technology. One example of this is the upgrade of MyCentiMark.com which now assists with job progress reporting and instantaneous communication with our customers. Directly from our project locations, we collect, store and analyze the precise location coordinates and photographic images of every repair, service, roof and floor installation. This will provide customers with current information about their project from the comfort of their office or on their mobile device.

CentiMark also launched an enhanced CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and marketing automation program. The new program provides information, reports, data, dashboards, real-time communication and 360 degree customer knowledge all to help interface with our customers during the sales process and throughout the lifespan of a new or existing roof or floor.

We are now able to target our marketing efforts to specific segments of our database. This means we will be sending messages that are specific to your needs based on the information we know about your roof or floor such as condition, age and past work completed. The focus is to help you leverage the total spend for your roofing and flooring projects across your entire organization, help educate you on all of the services and benefits available, and how to be proactive with your decisions to maximize the life of your assets. Additionally, we will keep you abreast of the latest trends, changes and promotions taking place.

A highlight for QuestMark, the flooring division of CentiMark Corporation, is the launch of an updated QuestMark Online Catalog. The catalog features easier navigation, advanced check-out options such as reordering and visibility to your order status, DIY (Do-It-Yourself) products, SDS (Safety Data Sheets) and technical data sheets. The catalog features educational videos and product directions for the DIY product lines. In response to customer needs, two great features were added: Spending reports by product or location; and PunchOUT enabled catalog that allows customers to purchase needed products from their company procurement applications.

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CentiMark’s Art Collias on Family Feud

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CentiMark’s Art Collias had quite the unique experience in 2016. He filmed an episode of the TV game show, Family Feud, with his three nieces (his sister’s children) and his brother-in-law John Palumbo (his sister’s husband).

On Family Feud, families compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions in order to win cash and prizes. Together, this extended family had to try out for the show and were then chosen to participate in an episode of the popular TV game show. The show, currently hosted since 2010 by comedian, radio show host and author Steve Harvey, is shown on the CW or WB networks.

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RTM Names QuestMark The Official Floor Coating Company For Detroit Muscle

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RTM, a Raycom Media Company and producer of the PowerNation automotive television program, announced today that QuestMark, a Division of CentiMark Corporation, has been named “The Official Floor Coating Company” of the popular show, Detroit Muscle.


“It’s an exciting opportunity to partner with QuestMark and to have them be a part of our shops,” RTM President Matthew Hawkins said. “When it comes to an automotive shop being clean and having the proper floor coating, QuestMark will be instrumental in keeping the Detroit Muscle shop in top condition.”

For the Detroit Muscle shop, QuestMark started by removing the original epoxy on the floors. After removing the original epoxy, Questmark put down a main coat and broadcast chips followed by a matte finish polyurethane topcoat to seal the floor.

“We are excited to be named the floor coating company of Detroit Muscle,” says John Scanlon, QuestMark’s Vice President. “Working with Detroit Muscle will help both grow our brand and keep their shop looking great while staying functional. Viewers at home can use our consumer products to get the same results for their garage!”

Detroit Muscle is one of TV’s highest rated programs specializing in working with ‘60s and ‘70s era muscle cars and Detroit’s latest modern muscle machines. QuestMark floors will be featured Detroit Muscle episodes, airing on Spike TV on Sundays at 10:30AM ET, Friday nights on NBCSN at 11PM Pacific/2 AM Eastern, and CBS Sports Network on Saturdays at 9:30AM ET.

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Detroit Muscle’s Floors Shine with Help from QuestMark

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Muscle car aficionados are most likely fans of the television show Detroit Muscle on PowerNationTV. Detroit Muscle demonstrates step-by-step restoration and modification of 60s and 70s-era muscle cars, as well as the latest modern muscle machines. This Spike TV show has been on-air since January 5, 2014. PowerNationTV is the source of how-to television for auto enthusiasts.


QuestMark, a Division of CentiMark Corporation, recently completed work on Detroit Muscle’s garage floor using our premium epoxy floor products. The epoxy floor system was chosen because it is a high performance flooring product with an attractive appearance. Epoxy floors are easy-to-clean, increase light reflectivity and provide chemical resistance.

Detroit Muscle’s TV show shares the QuestMark floor installation process and the finished garage floor. And, Detroit Muscle’s crew works on a very interesting car project during the episode. Check out the show on at the following times:

  • January 22 on Spike at 10:30 am EST
  • January 28 on CBSSN at 9:30 am EST
  • March 3 on NBCSN at 1:00 am EST

QuestMark is a nationally recognized flooring leader. QuestMark is a full service industrial, commercial and retail flooring company specializing in polished concrete floor surfaces and polymer flooring systems. Since 1968, we have provided solutions from completely installed floor systems to supporting in-house maintenance staffs with our flooring products. Our commitment to excellence is achieved by providing flooring systems and flooring products supported by our experienced employee installers, project managers, technical representatives and product demonstrators.

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Careers at CentiMark Corporation - Have you Considered a Career as a Roofer or Flooring Installer?

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The job outlook for the roofing and flooring industry is very promising. The need for qualified workers continues to grow and promises career growth.
CentiMark Corporation’s success is due to the work ethic and dedication of its associates as well as quality workmanship and comprehensive customer service. We value our associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities to those dedicated, hard working associates who have the desire and ambition to achieve.


What it takes to be a…

Roofer
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CentiMark’s roofers replace, repair and install the roofs on commercial and industrial buildings using many different types of materials: TPO, EPDM rubber, roof coatings and metal. Roofing work involves heavy lifting, climbing, bending and kneeling in various weather conditions.

Flooring Installer - QuestMark’s floor installers service, maintain and install numerous flooring systems: polished concrete, resinous flooring and hard surfaces. This requires using various types of heavy equipment, bending, kneeling and movement through large commercial buildings. 

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Getting Started: How to Become a Roofer or Flooring Installer
Many candidates learn their skills on the job, others learn the trade through apprenticeship programs. Although there are no specific educational requirements, basic skills in math and blueprint reading are helpful.

Safety is First for Our Crews
All roofing and flooring crews participate in mandatory, written training programs conducted by our full-time safety specialists. Ongoing training and both scheduled and random job-site inspections are routine. Our goal is to meet and exceed all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards. Monthly safety meetings are conducted by the operations managers with all production and service personnel to review general and job specific safety issues. Mandatory safety meetings are conducted each quarter by regional safety specialists for all associates to present and discuss a wide range of safety issues common to all employees. Periodic safety meetings are conducted by regional safety specialists to address accident concerns, potential problems and/or the findings on job site inspections.

What CentiMark Offers
We regard our employees as our most valuable resource. CentiMark offers continuous on-the-job training with new and innovative programs that makes CentiMark the industry leader. CentiMark offers a competitive benefit package to all full-time employees and eligible dependent(s), with a remarkably low employee contribution, upon completion of certain eligibility periods.

Employees are offered the following benefits:
- Medical & Prescription Plan with Dental Insurance
- Vision Plan
- 401(k) Pension Plan, with a company match
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Short Term Disability
- Life & AD&D Insurance
- Business Travel Insurance
- Paid Vacation
- Paid Holidays

Ready to get your new career started? Check out our job opportunities: www.CentiMark.com/jobs
We have over 80 offices across North America!

 

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Guardrail Systems Safety Review

KATTSAFE GW32editedThere are a lot of scenarios where a guardrail might be the only thing that stands between you and a devastating fall. In order to keep your employees and contractors safe, it’s important to review your existing rooftop safety setup on a regular basis.

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CentiMark Gives Thanks

Thanksgiving2016CentiMark Corporation, QuestMark (a division of CentiMark Corporation) and CentiMark Ltd. (a Canadian subsidiary of CentiMark Corporation) have a tradition of sharing our blessings with others - especially during the holidays.

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Labor Trends in the Roofing Industry and CentiMark’s Proactive Initiatives

LaborTrendsYour roof is only as good as the people who install it. At CentiMark, we work very hard to find the best qualified associates, from roofing crews to management. Both finding and developing a strong labor force is what truly differentiates one contractor from another. We aggressively invest both time and money into finding, retaining and promoting workers. We take pride in the tenure of our workforce to include 100 associates who have 20+ years of experience with CentiMark and 22 associates who have 30+ years with the company.

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QuestMark Launches an Updated Online Catalog

QuestMarkCatalogQuestMark is excited to announce the launch of our updated online flooring catalog. The QuestMark online catalog offers a wide variety of do-it-yourself (DIY) products. We offer floor patch, coatings, floor maintenance products, along with the tools and accessories needed to get the job done.

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Prepare for Winter with a Fall Preventative Maintenance Inspection

InspectionWith Winter right around the corner it is important to have your roof inspected. Even if you aren’t located in a climate that gets snow, a Fall Preventative Maintenance Inspection will help with keeping your roof clean and identifying any potential repairs or improvements that may be needed.

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The Effects of Environmental Conditions on Roofing

hurricaneHurricane Matthew recently reminded all of us in the roofing industry that weather and environmental conditions can have a huge effect on your roof. There are many far more subtle conditions that exist and can cause detrimental conditions leading to premature roof failure: wind, rain, snow, freezing temperatures and heat. Each of these factors has a different effect on your roof and manifests itself in different ways. Understanding the effects of each condition and identifying the symptoms they reveal is critical to making the best roofing decisions and extending the life of your roofing asset.

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To our customers...we've got your roof!

hurricaneYour commercial roof can be one of the most vital components of your building when it comes to protection during a hurricane, but it also may be one of the most vulnerable. With historic Hurricane Matthew making landfall, you may be asking yourself what should you do in the event of an emergency situation? CentiMark is here to help…

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Fall Roof Preparation Series (Part 4): Get Your Roof Ready For Winter

CentiMarkInspection BizJournalOnce fall is here, it is important to start thinking about preparing your roof for the harsh winter weather!

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QuestMark puts a shine on ACE Hardware’s concrete floor

ACE LogosmallIf your retail store is in the process of being built or undergoing renovations, polished concrete is the way to go.

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Fall Roof Preparation Series (Part 3): Clean Your Roof

 DSC0202 72resActually, let CentiMark clean your roof this Fall to get your roof ready for winter weather.

White single-ply roofs can get dirty from debris, mold, pollution and environmental factors. It’s important to clean your roof as a standard procedure of Preventative Maintenance.

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Roof Performance Series (Part 4): An Alternative to Wood block Supports

UsePipeGuardSm150editedWhen it comes to rooftop pipe supports, building owners need to think about the long term. All too often during a roofing or re-roofing project, support for the rooftop pipes are not considered until deep into the project. Quick fix options may seem like an economical solution, but may cost building owners dearly in the long run.

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