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In our seventh 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.

Congratulations: The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center

The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center

The Dunlap Family's philanthropy is well known in western PA and across the United States and Canada. With the grand opening of the The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center at St. Clair Heath, Mt. Lebanon, PA, on May 6, 2021, they have left a legacy for The Dunlap Family for future generations and created a state-of-the-art outpatient center for the South Hills community in western PA.  And, the facility has a CentiMark roof and a QuestMark parking deck! #CentiMarkCaresintheCommunity 

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TPO vs EPDM: Selecting the Right Commercial Roofing System

TPOvsEPDMpostTPO vs EPDM: Selecting the Right Commercial Roofing System TPO vs EPDM: Selecting the Right Commercial Roofing System

TPO and EPDM are two of the most popular commercial roofing solutions in the industry. Similar in some ways, yet different in others! We’re breaking down TPO versus EPDM, and how to choose which solution is best for your commercial roof.

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The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs

The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs

Did you know metal roofs are some of the most popular roofing systems used today? They provide a variety of benefits and are best known for being durable and customizable. Plus, metal roofing systems are quick to install and easy to repair, making them an attractive roofing solution.

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CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021

CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021 CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021

Today is the final day in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

Today, we celebrate all 3,500 of CentiMark, QuestMark and CentiMark Ltd associates throughout North America.

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Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021

Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021 Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021

Today is the seventh in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

Timothy M. Dunlap is the President and CEO of CentiMark Corporation and the son of Edward B. Dunlap, Founder & Chairman of CentiMark.  “First, I would like to congratulate all CentiMark, QuestMark and CentiMark, Ltd associates on our 53rd anniversary! On behalf of my Dad and I, we appreciate your hard work, dedication and your contributions to our success. Thanks to our vendors, suppliers and, especially, CentiMark’s customers. We value you and your support. Thank you.” 

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Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021

Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021 Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021

Today is the sixth in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

After 50 years at CentiMark, Steve Hecht has a photographic memory of his years in sales, customers, co-workers, successes and challenges. He remains as energized about his job, as dedicated to his customers and as willing to mentor younger sales representatives as he was 50 years ago.

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Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark

Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark

Today is the fifth in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

Dan Miller joined CentiMark 39 years ago on February 28, 1982. Dan started with CentiMark on the roofing crew. He saw many opportunities for advancement and in less than a year he was promoted to roofing foreman and then Warehouse Manager.

Dan relocated to Allentown, PA for an opportunity in the flooring division. There, he was mentored by now retired Eastern Group Director Robert Fulton. Dan says: “Bob taught me how to be successful at CentiMark.”

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John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark

John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark

Today is the fourth day in our eight part blog series featuring memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

John Rudzik is the Executive Director of the CentiMark Foundation after retiring in 2000 from his role as CentiMark’s CFO.  When he began his career at CentiMark, the finances of the young, growing company were challenging. John struggled to pay the bills and make the payroll. Over the years, he witnessed the growth and financial success of the company, the building of the Corporate headquarters at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA and the expansive philanthropy of the Dunlap Family and CentiMark Corporation. 

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Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021

Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021 Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021

Today is the third in our eight part blog series featuring memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

For 38 years, Craig Scott has worked in the warehouse and expanded his responsibilities at CentiMark. He currently works as Maintenance Supervisor overseeing CentiMark buildings in Canonsburg, PA, Ed Dunlap’s numerous businesses and Ed & Anna Dunlap’s home. He’s a jack-of-all trades and works tirelessly at the tasks at hand. His dedication, professionalism, experience and knowledge will be greatly missed as he enters his well-deserved retirement. Although - and this is an editorial comment - he will not miss putting up all the Christmas decorations at the various properties!!! 

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Michael Testa - Celebrating 38 years at CentiMark

Michael Testa - Celebrating 38 years at CentiMark Michael Testa - Celebrating 38 years at CentiMark

Today is the second day in our eight part blog series featuring memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

Michael Testa is an estimator in the Stow, OH office of CentiMark. He has the unique experience as Ed Dunlap’s first Technical Representative when Ed Dunlap was also selling roofing in the 1970s to his customers in the Cleveland, OH and eastern OH markets and managing the company as President out of Pittsburgh, PA. When he was selling roofs, his customers did not know he owned the company! He was the Senior Salesman.

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CentiMark History - Celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd Anniversary on April 19, 2021

CentiMark History - Celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd Anniversary CentiMark History - Celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd Anniversary

From April 12 -19, 2021, our CentiMark blogs will feature memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

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The Dunlaps & CentiMark’s Special Easter Delivery to Senior Citizens

Burgh Bags of Easter Treats The Dunlaps & CentiMark’s Special Easter Delivery to Senior Citizens - Photo by Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette

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"The best thing in life is when you can put a smile on someone's face. Many of the senior citizens are alone and without family and they need to know that people care for them. We love to receive their beautifully written thank you notes."  Edward B. Dunlap, Chairman, CentiMark Corporation

For over three years, Ed & Anna Dunlap, Tim & Terri Dunlap and CentiMark Corporation have donated monthly gifts to the 288 seniors who reside in three Pittsburgh area senior citizens facilities. Each holiday brings a treat from Pittsburgh, PA area vendors: 'Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tours, Sarris Candies, Basket of Pittsburgh, Wallace Flowers, Malone's Florist and other vendors. Items range from food and candy baskets, plants, flowers, books of stamps, gift cards to Famous Footwear or Target, flags for 4th of July. Food items and candy are the favorite treats!

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Traffic Solutions

Traffic-Solutions

Your traffic areas experience heavy wear and tear on a regular basis. They are crucial assets to your property and it’s important that you maintain them. We are breaking down the benefits of QuestMark's Traffic Solutions and how they can help protect and extend the life of your parking and sidewalk areas all while simultaneously improving aesthetics.

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2021 Roofing Season

2021 Roofing Season 2021 Roofing Season

Believe it or not, roofing season is right around the corner! Here are a few tips to prepare for the 2021 roofing season.

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Congratulations to NRCA MVP Finalist - Rick Stahlman, Warehouse Manager, Richmond, VA

Congratulations to NRCA MVP Finalist - Rick Stahlman, Warehouse Manager, Richmond, VA Congratulations to NRCA MVP Finalist - Rick Stahlman, Warehouse Manager, Richmond, VA

CentiMark congratulates Rick Stahlman, Warehouse Manager, Richmond, VA, on his NRCA MVP Finalist award on March 5, 2021. He has been with CeniMark for 32 years. Rick is a dedicated, committed, and professional Warehouse Manager who meets and exceeds the needs of the Richmond, VA roofing crews and their projects. Rick also assists other Warehouse Managers with training and assistance, whenever it is needed. He makes all his co-workers look better with his solutions to problems, because he NEVER takes any of the credit.

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Congratulations to Jeff Doll - NRCA MVP Winner!

Congratulations to Jeff Doll - NRCA MVP Winner! Congratulations to Jeff Doll - NRCA MVP Winner!

Congratulations to Jeff Doll, Warehouse Manager, St. Louis. MO, who won a 2020-21 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Winner Award from the NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association) for his noteworthy contributions outside the workplace on March 5, 2021.

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Retail Cleanup

Retail Cleanup Retail Cleanup

The busiest season in the retail industry has come and gone. Now that you have a little more downtime, this is a great time to do some clean-up, repairs and maintenance throughout your store. Take a look at our recommendations for getting your floors in excellent shape to start off the new year on the right foot, literally.

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CentiMark Associate Feature - Muhammadin R

CentiMark Associate Feature - Muhammadin R CentiMark Associate Feature - Muhammadin R

The quality of roofs we install and the workmanship that goes behind them is all due to our dedicated crews. Our roof laborers play one of the most critical roles in ensuring that our customers receive a watertight roof that will protect their business. That is why this week’s associate spotlight is particularly special. Meet Muhammadin R - one of our roofers out of our Richmond office.

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Roof and Floor Maintenance Timelines

Roof and Floor Maintenance Timelines Roof and Floor Maintenance Timelines

We know that your roofs and floors are some of the most important parts to your building envelope, and it’s critical that they are properly maintained.

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2021 Roofing and Flooring Trends

2021 Roofing and Flooring Trends 2021 Roofing and Flooring Trends

Many of us are excited to welcome 2021 with open arms. A new year means new possibilities, change and growth. While many are still feeling the effects of the pandemic, we are looking for ways to help you stay ahead during the new year. Here are some roofing and flooring trends that we expect to see in 2021 and some recommendations we have for you.

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