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Get 3 Quotes!

When thinking about re-roofing your home – be sure to get 3 quotes and ask many questions.  Do your best to make sure the quotes are “apples to apples”.  Springfield specializes in commercial roofing for businesses, but we can always help...

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Green Roofing in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

Grand Rapids, Michigan is getting into the swing of green roofing.  Green, vegetative roofing is gaining in popularity even in cities that do not experience the urban heat island effect.  Areas like Traverse City are beginning to put greenery on their...

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Rain Doesn’t Cause the Roof Leaks!

A rain storm doesn’t actually cause the roof to leak.  When it’s raining and water is entering your building – keep in mind that it could be coming through the roof or....through a duct or pipe.   Calling a roofing contractor who also...

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Devoted to Roofing!

I just finished a phone call with a potential “new” client.  During the conversation about the issues he was having with his roof, he made the comment:  “Gee – you are really into this aren’t you?”  Guilty as...

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Halfway Through The Year!

Now that the year is halfway over - - it’s time to “raise the roof”…..Rather,  "raise the ROOFING" questions such as:  Are you adequately protected for the upcoming northern Michigan winter?  Do you have adequate...

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Hints and Tips for Your Rooftop!

While Springfield is a commercial roofing contractor, we often get calls from homeowners with questions.  Follow the link below to learn some handy hints and tips about your roof...

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Flat Roofs in Northern Michigan

Common Misconceptions…… I was told at a recent economic group function…….“You work at a roofing company specializing in flat roofs? Flat roofs are nothing but trouble in northern Michigan.”  To which I replied, “Flat...

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Roofers save lives in Philadelphia!

We applaud the heroic roofers in Philadelphia!   A roofing crew from Joseph S Smith Roofing Company was working at a jobsite when the four story building across the street collapsed. They immediately rushed to the scene of the collapse and helped at least 4...

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Cool Roofs

Michigan Building Owners take note:  Choosing the right roofing material could save you money and help the environment. While the most important aspect of selecting a new roof is the contractor you choose, a secondary component is making sure you are using...

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OSHA Enforcing Fall Protection Ordinances

OSHA is increasing its surveillance of fall protection at a fast pace this year. With falls being the top fatality at construction sites, new initiatives are being taken to bring awareness to the public and enforce compliance of fall protection ordinances. These...

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What Does Wet Insulation Look Like?

Wet insulation is a major issue when water is allowed to get underneath the roof system. When the insulation becomes saturated, it loses its ability to effectively insulate the building and energy will be lost. Below is an example of wet insulation (notice the water...

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Is Talent Enough?

Attention – all college grads looking for that all-star job: Is being super smart and talented enough to land you that all-star job?  Probably.  Is being super smart and talented enough to allow you to keep that all-star job?  NOPE.  You also...

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