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Employees tell the Simon Roofing story on national TV program

“When it comes to commercial roofing, these guys have you covered.” That’s how the narrator kicked off our recently aired segment on the nationally syndicated, commercial design television show “Office Spaces,” and it couldn’t have been more accurately described. That is, unless he had said “these guys and gals have you covered.” [View the full […]

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Lamination vs Saturation in roofing membranes – understanding the difference

On a 45 mil roof membrane, how much waterproofing protection do you think you get? Wait, you mean it’s not 45 mils? Actually, the answer is “it depends.” First it needs to be determined whether the membrane was “laminated” or “saturated.” Common among single-ply systems, a membrane consists of a bottom layer, a polyester matting […]

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The Science of Roofing

We’ve come a long way from the days of hot-applied coal tar and asphalt. The commercial roofing industry has become highly technical, both in the way materials are designed and installed, as well as how roofs are maintained to extend their useful life. Today there’s a true scientific approach to commercial roofing that involves innovative […]

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National Safety Month

How well do you know fall-protection standards? Take our quick roof safety quiz and find out! In honor of National Safety Month, and with safety as Simon Roofing’s most important core value, we’d like to take a moment to emphasize a few safety measures specific to fall protection that our employees are trained to practice […]

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Simon Roofing Promotes Sullivan to Lead Service Estimator

Media Contact: Sue Stricklin VP of Marketing 800.523.7714 ext. 1142 sstricklin@simonroofing.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Simon Roofing Promotes Sullivan to Lead Service Estimator BOARDMAN, Ohio (June _, 2017) – Simon Roofing, a national commercial roofing manufacturer and installer, promoted Jacob Sullivan to lead service estimator at the company’s Youngstown headquarters. In his new role, Sullivan manages […]

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Hard Working Spirit Leads to Success for Simon Roofing

Alex Simon came to Youngstown from Lebanon and started Simon Roofing in the 1900s as a way to provide for his family. Alex’s successors, his grandsons, say he would be amazed at the state of the company today. No longer is the focus on residential roofing, but on commercial and manufacturing the products for repair […]

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TV Show to Highlight Simon Roofing’s Innovations

It was lights, camera, action at Simon Roofing on Tuesday. A production crew from BrandStar filmed a segment for an upcoming episode for the TV show “Office Spaces” at Simon Roofing to show off the company’s innovative products. Read the full article here  

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FIVE MUST-ASK QUESTIONS TO SCREEN INDUSTRIAL ROOFING COMPANIES

If you need to be reminded about one of your building’s most expensive assets, all you have to do is look up. A roof may represent a small percentage of an industrial building’s initial construction cost, but maintaining it over the course of the building’s lifetime can demand a significant amount of time and expense. […]

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The History of Polymers: Then and Now

Many of the innovations used in commercial roofing today trace their roots to the late 1930s in the early days of World War II. Around that time, the Japanese invaded Indonesia and Southeast Asia, and cut off American supply to the natural latex rubber plants there. Those plants served as valuable feedstock to U.S. rubber […]

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New Technology Launched for Commercial Roof Replacements

Media Contact: Sue Stricklin VP of Marketing 800.523.7714 ext. 1142 sstricklin@simonroofing.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Technology Launched for Commercial Roof Replacements BOARDMAN, Ohio (May 10, 2017) – Simon Roofing, a national commercial roofing manufacturer and installer, has released a technologically-advanced roof replacement option that is a seamless system with strength and puncture resistant characteristics that […]

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