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Is my roof storm ready? Use our storm checklist.

This storm season has affected several states in the United States this year. It’s a good reminder to plan ahead for extreme weather and natural disasters. For starters, use this checklist as a guide. Checklist for Roof Storm Preparedness: Check all internal drains, scuppers, and downspouts are clear of debris and operational Note areas of any […]

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Welcome to the Garland Family, KEE-Stone Thermoplastic Membrane

Garland is pleased to add a brand new, high performance membrane to our family of roofing products… KEE-Stone FB 60. KEE-Stone’s unique compound, formulated using the highest grade DuPont™ Elvaloy® HP Ketone Ethylene Ester (KEE), provides superior resistance to UV degradation and heat resistance while retaining its low-temperature flexibility, which translates into a longer-lasting roof. KEE-Stone […]

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Project Highlight: Manufacturing Facility Relies on Revolutionary OptiMax Technology

For most manufacturing facilities across the country, the threat of water penetrating the facility and impacting operations or damaging equipment is something no business owner wants to encounter. So in an effort to avoid that, Dave Fisher, president and treasurer at James Monroe Wire and Cable Corporation in Lancaster, Massachusetts, takes a very proactive approach […]

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Project Highlight: War Memorial Secures Grant To Replace 64-Year Old Roof

The Danbury War Memorial in southeastern Connecticut is a staple in the community, anchoring the south end of Main Street and sitting at the entrance of Rogers Park. The non-profit recreational and educational facility serves as a community center and is also used as an emergency shelter and voting site.   The Challenge The facility was built […]

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Same Old Neighborhood, New Opportunities for Garland

Here at Garland, we’re celebrating a milestone. This month, the newest crop of recruits at The Garland Company will be the first group to undergo new employee training in our brand new training center! We’re celebrating for two reasons: First, investing in our employees is a top priority for Garland and this new facility will greatly […]

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What is a Lien Waiver?

For our business, a lien waiver serves to communicate to the owner or general contractor that material has been paid for, or to establish the amount due from a material supplier. Contractors will frequently request a lien waver form after making a payment, or in anticipation of making a payment.   Mechanics Lien vs. Municipal Mechanics Lien […]

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Haunted by Chemicals, Bacteria and Grease on Your Roof

It’s time for Halloween, time for screams and scares. But if you prepare your roof properly, at least you won’t have to be scared of contaminants destroying your rooftop. For some buildings, the roof system protects against much more than just the natural environment. Many factories, restaurants and other specialized industries need additional protection against […]

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Urethane & The Evolution of Roofing Technology

This post originally appeared on the Buildings Buzz blog. Low-slope roofing technology is perpetually evolving, and architects, contractors, and roof system manufacturers are continually trying to differentiate and improve their products and services. From 1850 to 1950, virtually every low-slope roof was a built-up roof (BUR), an old but proven system with alternating layers of […]

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