New Year, New Photos to Share

First and foremost, EcoFasten Solar and our Sister Company, Alpine SnowGuards, wish you all a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!  We hope you all stayed awake long enough to watch the ball drop, and that you made at least one resolution that will bring you peace of mind in 2015. With that being Keep reading….

Don’t Overlook Solar Snow Management

With winter storm Astro already dumping almost 17” of fresh snow on some areas of the Upper Midwest and Western Great Lakes, it’s sinking in that winter has officially made its debut.  As a skier and a lover of ice fishing, I look forward to the snow.…even if it means I have to endure the Keep reading….

Winterize Your Roof in 10 Easy Steps

It’s hard to admit, but deep down you know it…. winter is literally lurking around the corner (and on the ski slopes on the mountain behind my house this early in October!) The scorching heat of summer has been replaced by leaves changing color, falling off their branches, and fluttering about our lawns (especially up here in Keep reading….

Stop Wondering: Find Out What Snow Guard is Right for You

For those of us who live in locations that receive any amount of snow during the course of the winter (even in the autumn and spring in our neck of the woods), managing rooftop snow is essential in protecting the areas immediately surrounding our homes, where people play and animals live, where our expensive landscaping Keep reading….

6 Common Roofing Questions Answered

The roof over your head is the single most important part of your home – it keeps the elements out, and the heat (or cool air) in.  With so many types of roofing materials, varying degrees of roof pitch and countless design and valley layouts, there are many tough roofing questions to be asked, either Keep reading….

Discover Solar Snow Management Before the Snow Flies

I’ve written about the phenomenon of roof avalanches before, and how to put an end to them for good.  Just last night, as I glanced at the calendar in my kitchen pantry, I realized my Son goes back to school in less than a month, and I thought it would be a good idea to Keep reading….

All New Alpine SnowGuards Website: Designed with Roofing Contractors in Mind

We are extremely proud of the recent launch of our all new website and we wanted you to be aware of how it can make your life easier, and also let you know what’s so great about it. First, we redesigned the entire site with streamlined navigation, making it easier to use, and faster for you Keep reading….

The Proof is on the Roof: Installation Images

At the end of April I published a post entitled, “Sometimes you just want to see photos!” – since then, we’ve unveiled our completely revamped EcoFasten Solar® website, exhibited at PV America in Boston, and today through Thursday, at Intersolar in San Francisco (stop by booth #9033 and see what’s new). During all of the Keep reading….

Do I Really Need an Annual Roof Inspection?

Annually is better than never, but if you live in a location that experiences extreme weather at different times throughout the year (like most of us), the majority of roofing contractors suggest inspecting your roof at least twice a year – in the fall and again in the spring or early summer. Since the roof Keep reading….

A Grapevine Doesn’t Only Yield Grapes

“The grapevine”; I don’t think many people know where the saying originally comes from.  Most of us (including yours truly) know it from the Marvin Gaye song, but that’s about it.  In actuality, the saying was coined during the Civil War, when telegraph wires resembling coiled grapevines were strung from the treetops that spanned battlefields, Keep reading….