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Five Questions to Ask When Evaluating Roofing Contractors

How’s this for a staggering statistic? A commercial building’s roof represents about 10% of its initial construction cost, yet over the course of the building’s lifetime it can account for upwards of 90% of the building’s repair and maintenance costs. These numbers point to the need to do your homework on who you choose to […]

Restore — don’t replace — that broken concrete

There are essentially two guarantees with concrete: it’s going to harden, and it’s going to crack. Knowing when and how to intervene when it does crack, however, takes an experienced eye. While concrete is the most commonly used material in construction, it can also be among the most misunderstood — particularly as it relates to [...]

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5 Commercial Roofing Best Practices to Follow in 2017

It’s a new year so you have a clean slate to begin improving management of one of the most expensive building assets to maintain: your commercial roof. Follow these best practices and watch the savings accumulate while you also free up time to spend on other building priorities. Where better to begin than with safety. […]

Water: Public Enemy No. 1 for Commercial Roofs

Breaking it down to its core, the roof is essentially a waterproofing mechanism for an institutional and commercial building. The basic expectation is that a roof will keep building occupants dry and the building’s contents protected. Virtually any type of roofing system does its job on a dry day, but enter some rain into the [...]

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Simon Roofing moves up to #11 on national Top 100 list

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Aug. 23, 2016) – Simon Roofing, headquartered in Youngstown and one of the  largest national manufacturers/installers of commercial roofing systems , ranked #11 on Roofing Contractor magazine’s annual list of largest roofers in the U.S. The list is based on self-reported revenue, and includes both commercial and residential roofing companies. In the 2015  […]

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A Scientific Approach to Commercial Roofing

There’s a science to roofing and we’re at the head of the class. We’ve essentially put our 117 years of “we’ve seen it all” experience into a database, invested in the latest technology, and outfitted our laboratory with state-of-the art equipment and expert scientists. Science is central to each aspect of our business; from the […]

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(Part 2 of 2) Time management: Jim Tressel’s 6 Keys for Time Management Success

Football coaches are notorious for the long hours they keep during the season. And despite wearing a different hat now as president of Youngstown State University, former college head football coach Jim Tressel said he sees similarities in the challenges he faces to best manage his time. Tressel, who shares a connection to the Mahoning […]

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(Part 1 of 2) Time management: Does your calendar mesh with your values and priorities?

If you really want to know what someone values, check their calendar and their checkbook. So says Jim Tressel, president of Youngstown State University (YSU) and former national champion head football coach at both YSU and The Ohio State University. Tressel, who shares a connection to the Mahoning Valley with Simon Roofing, which is headquartered […]

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Oh, the horror of a roof leak

A roof leak can be downright scary. Scarier still, however, is the consequential damage, the downtime, the slip-and-fall hazard, and – gulp – the bill you’ll ultimately get to fix everything if you let an obvious problem with your commercial roof go untreated for too long. Timely intervention with roof matters is always the way […]

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