Quick Check for Spring

Heading into the warmer spring months with winter finally melting away, there are a few matters you should take care of as a homeowner and/or business owner. Gutters Before the spring showers return, make sure your gutters have survived the winter and there is not a pile-up of debris. It is important that the rain […]

A Snow’s Impact on Roofs

In the early months of 2020, Northern Michigan received a vicious snow/ice storm that caused many homes and facilities to experience leaking and even collapsing roofs. That being said, removing snow off the roof is an extremely important part of the winter months, and we’re here to help. We have compiled a list of helpful […]

How Does your Current Contractor Measure Up?

With so many roofing companies to choose from, finding the best option can seem like a project in itself. There are many different criteria to be satisfied when searching for the right company and we’ve come up with 9 critical points to look for. 1. They actually work in your area. Contacting a company that […]

A New Career in Roofing and Insulation

Your Career in Roofing/Insulation As many already know, at Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. we specialize in Duro-Last commercial roofing and fiberglass, cellulose, and open & closed-cell insulation. This provides an array of job positions that we’re always looking to fill!   Roofing Since all of our roofing projects are Duro-Last applications for […]

Leaky Roofs: A Common Frustration

Common frustrations come in all forms this time of year, and a frequent problem people face is a leaking roof. In many instances, these leaks are easily fixed and typically do not result in a total roof replacement. Taking care of these issues sooner rather than later is necessary to ensure the leak does not […]

Attic Insulation: Is Yours Efficient?

With summer ending and the fall weather making its way into Northern Michigan, we can all expect a frigid drop in temperatures. During this time, all homeowners should be prioritizing the efficiency of their attic insulation.   Evaluate The first step to take is evaluating your current attic space. Whether it is a walk-in or […]

Top of the Line

Like anything in our modern way of living, commercial roofing technology is constantly changing. Staying ahead of the curve in terms of training is of utmost importance. Duro-Last commercial roofing can only be installed by certified contractors who have extensive training in all aspects of the process. At Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. […]

Do-It-Yourself Dangers of Roofing

DIY Dangers While you should always be checking on the condition of your roof, there are some projects that should not be taken on alone. Repairing/replacing your roof is one of them. Roofing is rated one of the top 10 most DANGEROUS jobs in the world. There are many safety precautions that are taken for […]