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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 charged!  Our devotion to solving problems and fixing...

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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 insulation, ventilation, and more...

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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 roofing in Northern Michigan is alive and doing...

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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 people...

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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 “cool”...

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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 need to work harder than...

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Storm Chasers

The BBB warns to watch out for contractors known as “storm chasers” They travel around calling upon and taking advantage of people who sustained losses during floods or storms.  Always best to do business with a local contractor and check their references and ALWAYS...

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Springfield Fall Protection

Safety compliance is super important when it comes to roofing.  A fall from a rooftop is often fatal.  Springfield is certified as a Fall Protection & Elevated Structures Safety Technician (SLT) by The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) and you...

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Connection Between Music and Business

Business advice for small businesses could come from unlikely places! Is there a connection between music and business? Apparently we can learn from music idols some great business tips – for more read the attached article........

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