Continuous Education Sept 2020

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. […]

DIY Dangers

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 […]

Hire local


At Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation, we know that home improvement projects can be costly ventures, so we realize the importance of choosing the right contractors. Whether it’s roofing or insulation you’re looking to renovate, we bring a highly qualified workforce and extensive expertise in understanding local needs. With the problematic winter and spring months […]

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Family Feel

Taking ownership of a company that was originated so deeply rooted within the community comes with great responsibilities and co-owners Kevin and Craig and staff were wholeheartedly prepared to take on those responsibilities when they transitioned into Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. in 1999. With the business remaining local for close to 35 […]

Prefabrication vs Roll Goods

Why We Choose Pre-Fabricated Roofing

At Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. we believe that part of the Duro-Last difference is the prefabrication process that takes place to ensure the highest quality product is being used for every job. When considering what material to use for a low-slope roofing project, the leading drawback is the up-front cost of prefabricated […]

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Distinctly Duro-Last

If you are following Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. on social media*, you’ll recognize the Duro-Last brand from a majority of our posts. We’ve been working with Duro-Last for over 30 years to install commercial roofing across the state of Michigan and using top of the line products is a necessity to us […]

Cellulose Insulation

A Guide to Cellulose Insulation

At Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. we specialize in 4 main types of insulation: Fiberglass Cellulose Open-Cell Spray Foam Closed-Cell Spray Foam In our latest blog post, we featured a piece about open vs closed cell but now we’re turning our focus to cellulose. Cellulose is one of the oldest forms of insulation […]

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Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam Insulation

When it comes time to insulate your home or business, there are numerous varieties of insulation to choose from and at times it might feel overwhelming to decide. The two types that tend to cause the most confusion are open cell and closed cell spray foam insulation. Both products work in different ways, therefore having […]