Why It’s Important To Have A Flat Roof Drainage System

Why It's Important To Have A Flat Roof Drainage System

Your roof is designed to protect your property, the occupants, and everything inside from rainwater to wind. So, it’s essential to keep water from ponding on your flat roof. When left to sit for long, ponding water can trigger various problems, such as plant growth, roof leaks, and further damage to your building’s structure. Consult a reputable commercial roofing contractor to establish an appropriate flat roof drainage system to help avoid this.

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What's The Best Commercial Flat Roof Material To Use For Your Roof Replacement?

What’s The Best Commercial Flat Roof Material To Use For Your Roof Replacement?

What is the “best” cuisine? Italian, Greek, or French? It’s a nonsensical question; everyone has different tastes and needs. The same is true with roofing. The best material to use for a flat roof is what works for you, your budget, and your building. The decision is not just about looks, commercial roof replacement costs, or installation ease. The search for the “best” commercial roofing material is easier when you understand your choices. 

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How Can You Choose The Best Roofing Contractor?

How Can You Choose The Best Roofing Contractor?

You already know you’ll need a quality roofing contractor for your commercial building. Except, how do you choose one? Not every roofing contractor does equal work, so you could be taking a gamble no matter what you pick. There’s the money matter too. If one charges more, does it mean it’s higher quality? Or could someone be scamming you? How do you know a contractor consistently does good work?

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5 Commercial Roofing Tips Property Managers Need to Know

1. Regular roof inspections can stop leaks before they start so you can avoid disruption of business happening in the property.

2. Preventative maintenance can extend the life a roof. Our Preventative Maintenance Program (PMP) can extend your commercial roof’s life up to 10 years!

3. Fixing existing damage now can save you money on future commercial roof repairs and replacements.

4. Allowing a roof to fall into disrepair can result in insurance or warranty voids.

5. Find a commercial roofing contractor you trust to deliver the service you expect.


Watch Miguel's story of how his life has been transformed!

Miguel has a compelling story about how his life has been transformed since being with Division 7 Roofing. It's a story about new beginnings, hard work and love for family. Miguel’s testimony shows that we offer much more than just a job.

Check the video out and build a new future with us, apply now.

Division 7 Roofing employment opportunities can be life changing for individuals with and without roofing experience. We care and continue to offer those who want to learn and work hard a path to a trade, a career, and endless opportunities to "Live the Dream", just like Miguel.

Our employee’s are the reason we are the oldest and most trusted commercial roofing contractor in Central Ohio. Take the first step, fill out our online application or call 740.913.1734 and join the Division 7 Roofing Family.

Commercial Roofers Support their Community


Division 7 Roofing employees teamed up to support Toys for Tots. This year our employee’s also went above and beyond by donating their time and gifts to the Toys for Tots program. Check out our slideshow and you will see that they even built a sleigh to help spread the holiday cheer. Here at Division 7 Roofing we love our commercial roofers and the extra steps they take to support our Central Ohio Community.

Awards | 2019 Best Roofing Contractor

Division 7 Roofing Best Roofing Contractor


Division 7 Roofing Receives 2019 Best of Galena Award

Galena Award Program Honors the Achievement

GALENA November 25, 2019 — Division 7 Roofing has been selected for the 2019 Best of Galena Award in the Roofing Contractor category by the Galena Award Program.

Each year, the Galena Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Galena area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Galena Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Galena Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Galena Award Program

The Galena Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Galena area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Galena Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Galena Award Program

Community | Toys for Tots 2019

Division 7 Roofing is proud to support the Ohio communities in which we live and work through the Toys for Tots program. Our entire team has once again banded together to play a small part in making Christmas memorable for children throughout all of Central Ohio. This year we had a little extra fun and sent our official Division 7 Roofing Elf’s on a shopping spree to pick out some presents to donate. We love the Toys for Tots program and support it every year. Take a moment and check out our short and Fun 2019 Division 7 Community Support Video and Merry Christmas from Division 7.

Employee Appreciation and OSHA Safety Certification

Division 7 Roofing values our employees AND their safety! We recently hosted an award ceremony to recognize our commercial roofers and staff members commitment to Division 7. Various awards were given honoring individuals ranging from as little as one year to well over 30 years. Following the ceremony and meal our employees went through an OSHA certified safety training class specifically designed for industrial and commercial roofers. Our employee’s and their commitment to quality is why we are one of the oldest and most trusted commercial roofing contractors in Central Ohio.

Diversity in Roofing

Women in Roofing Columbus Ohio

Division 7 Roofing crew stands with our new hire!

Ladder to Success

President John Kiesel holds the ladder for her first steps taken to success as a Division 7 Roofing team member!











Division 7 Roofing crew stands with our new hire! Division 7 Roofing has made the commitment to our tag line, “Roofing with Integrity” in every aspect of our business and we always have. Roofing has traditionally not been a “female” field but that is quickly changing. Women are starting to become a driving force in the roofing industry with the newly formed councils of National Women in Roofing (NWiR) around the country. Division 7 Roofing is excited to be a part of the movement and welcome women who want an opportunity.

Your Commercial Roof Is Now 100% Deductible

The new tax reform bill is passing along savings to commercial building owners who make qualified real estate improvements to their properties. Formerly, commercial building owners were only allowed to expense improvements made to the interior of their buildings. Recently the new tax reform bill put into effect in 2018 allows expensing of improvements to the structural and exterior portions of non-residential buildings including roofs, HVAC systems, fire protection, alarm systems and security systems.

According to Toni Nitti, a contributor, “The Section 179 limitation will be increased to $1,000,000 for tax years beginning after 2017, with the phase-out beginning at $2,500,000 of qualifying assets placed in service.” To read more of Toni’s in-depth article on the tax reform click here.


Ohio re-roofing

School re-roofing project in Ohio

Re-Roofing Project: The Cap at Union Station

Division Seven Project

Division 7 Roofing, a commercial and industrial roofing contractor in Columbus, Ohio takes great pride in projects that are unusual and ones that can be difficult. The Caps at Union Station was no exception. This job was challenging, but it brought out our strengths of teamwork, dedication and ingenuity. Division 7 Roofing offers low-slope, single-ply commercial roofing services throughout Ohio and the surrounding states. We harness one of the largest service fleets in Central, Ohio and are proud to offer our clients unmatched service and help in roof asset management.