Roof Warranties Explained

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Roof warranties can be confusing. There are different warranty structures, terms of the warranty and warranty exclusions. Furthermore, different parties are often responsible for different aspects of the warranty at various times throughout the roof’s life. Confused yet? Let us help you clear some of the confusion.

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Celebrating CentiMark’s Southpointe Golfs for Children’s


Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, donors and volunteers for a very successful 20th anniversary of our CentiMark Southpointe Golfs for Children’s event on May 16, 2023.

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Qualifying Your Roofing Project: What is the Optimal Solution for Your Facility

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Your commercial roof is your first line of defense against the elements, protecting everything below - your associates, equipment, inventory, property and much more. In addition, it plays a massive role in your building's energy efficiency and resale value. With so much on the line, ensuring you make correct, educated decisions regarding your roof condition is crucial. 

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Your VCT or Terrazzo Floors Lost Their Shine? There's an Easy Way to Restore It.

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Due to their attractive appearance, resilience and reasonable ownership cost, vinyl composite tile (VCT) and terrazzo flooring are sought-after options for commercial facilities. These flooring systems are particularly suitable for heavily trafficked areas, including airports, hospitals and retail stores, as they balance aesthetics, safety and longevity. However, because of their porous texture, these types of floors necessitate regular upkeep to protect the surface, preserve the shine and maintain the warranty. Are your floors losing their luster? Check out our new commercial flooring service - VCT and Terrazzo Strip & Wax.

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High Winds and Your Roof: What Happens During Storms and Hurricanes

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We are approaching the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season. The Weather Company along with Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project’s team forecasts over a dozen named storms and six hurricanes, including two major hurricanes where devastating damage may occur. However, a bad storm with high winds can happen anywhere in North America, not just in the Atlantic region. It takes just one event to seriously damage a commercial roof. Let's talk about wind uplift and how it affects your facility's roof. 

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Bidding a new project? Flooring Solutions for Architects and General Contractors.

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Managing a commercial construction project and multiple vendors can get very hectic. When it comes to installing floors, you want to have confidence in your contractor, knowing that they have you covered. Here’s how QuestMark’s commercial flooring specialists can help you with your next job.

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Are your facility's electric bills through the roof?

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It's time to look into your roof's energy efficiency.

The cold months are behind us and the summer heat will be here before we know it. If you are considering ways to lower your facility's electric bills and take some pressure off your air conditioning system this summer, there are a few solutions to explore.

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Post-Winter Roof Checkup: How’s Your Roof Holding Up?

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Wow, what a winter we had in North America! Millions coast to coast were impacted by storms, excessive snowfall, high winds and floods. What does that mean for your roof, your building's first line of defense against the elements? There may be damage you need to address before it escalates into more significant issues. With a busy roofing season ahead of us and summer storms just a few months away, repairing and servicing your roof system after winter is paramount. Here are a few quick things to look for:

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Repair or Reroof? What came first the Chicken or the Egg?

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This is the age old question in the roofing industry similar to the Chicken and the Egg question. Building owners constantly wrestle with the question of whether to repair or reroof? Unfortunately, this is often a question that only partially has to do with the condition of the roof. Most importantly it has more to do with the building owners tolerance for risk. Let’s look at some familiar adages or euphemisms and how they help answer the age old question of reroof or repair.

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2023 Roofing Outlook

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As we kick off 2023 we wanted to take a look at the factors that will impact the roofing industry this year. We feel there are going to be five major factors that will drive the roofing market. More specifically, these include the availability of labor, material, supply chain, economic conditions, technological advancements within the industry and customer demands.  Each of these factors is unique in their own regard so let’s review the impact they may have.

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Take Floor Maintenance and Repairs Off Your Plate

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Keeping high-traffic areas clean and safe can be challenging whether you are in charge of a retail store, manufacturing plant or office building. Did you know we have dedicated teams who focus on servicing your floor and exterior surfaces? See how our experienced crews can take the maintenance of your commercial floor and exterior surfaces off your to-do list:

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Maintenance Calendar: A Year in the Life of Your Roof, Floor and Exterior Surfaces

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Regular cleaning, maintenance and repairs are crucial to keeping your facility's roof, floor and exterior surfaces in excellent shape and extending the life of your assets. We want to help you plan for the whole year and minimize surprises in your facility maintenance budget.

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Tried and True: Metal Roofing and Siding for Your Building.

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More and more commercial and industrial facilities across North America choose metal roofing and siding as their ultimate solution to stay watertight and fire-resistant. Let's look at some benefits that drive the interest in metal solutions. 

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Floor and Exterior Surface Safety and Repairs

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The colder temperatures are here and some parts of North America are already seeing the first snow. Snow, sludge, mud and ice-preventing chemicals may be tracked into your facility with pedestrian and equipment traffic. Your parking lots and sidewalks may start deteriorating due to excessive precipitation and the freeze-thaw cycles. Both indoor and outdoor surfaces may become slippery and limit accessibility for your visitors or associates. Let's look into these winter-specific challenges further and what you can do about them.

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Face Winter With Confidence: How to Protect Your Roof.

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Oh, winter! The snow, the holidays, the cheer. But what does winter mean to your flat roof? There are a number of season-specific challenges your facility's roof may face in the next few months, particularly if your building experiences extreme weather. 

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Roofing in North America: Where Do We Stand?

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2022 has been quite a unique year to navigate for commercial roofers and their customers. As an industry, we started with massive backlogs caused by labor and material shortages due to the COVID-19 outbreaks. Roofing contractors were placing orders in fear of material shortages, driving material sales up 300% while the market was only experiencing 15% growth. Customers were faced with extensive lead times on roofing projects and often had to focus their strategy on repairs or coatings.

So, where do we stand now? A recent Quarterly Market Index Survey1 for reroofing (2022 Q2) by a coalition of industry trade associations, including manufacturers, contractors and consultants, shows a positive trend overall. 

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Rejuvenated Floors? Keep that Shine Lasting Longer.

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Floor rejuvenation is an excellent, cost-efficient way to get your floors looking new and as safe as possible. But how can you preserve that new floor look longer? With proper cleaning and maintenance. Thankfully, commercial flooring systems are specifically designed to withstand heavy traffic and extensive cleaning. Still, there are a few tips you can follow to keep your floors in the best shape possible.

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2023 Roofing Budget: What to Expect?

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Your facility's roof is often out of sight, out of mind. But keeping it out of your annual budget planning may cost you. Overlooked roof damage from inclement weather or aging may result in additional costs and consequences when you end up with roof leaks.

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Inspections: Making Your Roof and Floor Last.

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Did you know that roofs and floors age over time? The life of your roof and floor can be improved by inspecting them on a regular basis.

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Pros and Cons to Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

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Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) roofing is a great way to prolong the life of your roof and provide insulation while reducing installation and maintenance costs. 

SPF consists of two layers of protection. The first layer is applied using a sprayer that gives a seamless, monolithic waterproof barrier and will adhere to most vertical or horizontal substrates. The second layer is a protecting coat that is cementitious, silicone, urethane, acrylic or polyurea. Here are some pros and cons of spray foam roofing.

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