Working within the roofing industry has been a very eye-opening experience for me, both personally and professionally, whether for our solar roof mount division (EcoFasten Solar) or our snow guard division (Alpine SnowGuards). I have learned enough about both to fill a book, and it’s exciting to know there’s always more to learn. Through all of this learning, I have stumbled across some pretty remarkable rooftops READ THE REST….
It’s hard to believe that PV America is less than 5 weeks away! To put that into perspective, 5 weeks ago found us at the week leading up to Easter Sunday (with snow still covering parts of my yard.) Whew! It’s astounding how fast that went by….Thankfully, summer-like weather is here and gradually, as buds begin to bloom and grass begins to change from a pale READ THE REST….
Last week’s post “Choosing the right roof for your home (and your wallet)” detailed attributes, benefits, longevity-expectations and starting costs of the most commonly used roofing materials in the U.S. Timing is a funny thing….just one day later, Charles Wardell, Contributing Editor for ProSales, posted the below article in reference to Synthetic Slate roofing. Our own Brian Stearns is quoted in the article, as he is READ THE REST….
With so many types of roofing materials available today, and with so many roofing manufacturers to choose from, it can seem a little overwhelming (daunting, even) to begin the process of choosing what roofing material makes the most sense in terms of longevity, aesthetics and finances. Some important things to take into consideration are the style of roof you’re working with (is it a gable roof, READ THE REST….