How to Attach a Satellite Dish to a Metal Roof

Posted by Nye Ballard on 3/22/2019 to Solar 0 Comments
How to Attach a Satellite Dish to a Metal Roof

You’ve ordered your satellite television service and now the only thing standing in between you and Sunday Night Football is the installation of the satellite dish to the metal roof. Once you have determined the best placement for your dish, read on to learn about which tools and materials you'll need for the job, along with the steps required to install a satellite dish on a metal roof.


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RapidMaterials Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on 12/11/2018 to Gutters 0 Comments
RapidMaterials Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2018 holiday gift guide has plenty of gift ideas for the craftsman or roofer in your life, or maybe for yourself! No matter if you’re looking for gift inspiration, or sending our list to friends and family (hint! hint!), this list should help you select the perfect present this holiday season.

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What Clamp Will Fit My Standing Seam Metal Roof?

Posted by David Stahler on 10/16/2018 to Solar 0 Comments
What Clamp Will Fit My Standing Seam Metal Roof?

The most common question we are asked is, “Which S-5! clamp do I use on my metal roof?” We will explore the tools available to choose the best clamp along with the various options and other variables to consider, such as what type of roof you are attaching to and what you are attaching to it: solar, snow retention, or some other rooftop utility.

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2018 Solar Industry Innovations and Compelling Research

Posted by Jessica Kane on 3/13/2018 to Solar 0 Comments
2018 Solar Industry Innovations and Compelling Research

The solar industry experienced a fairly challenging year in 2017. Solar stock prices overall have experienced fairly sharp drops amid falling panel prices and regulatory uncertainties according to Forbes magazine.

Internationally, the solar industry faced a global decline in demand in 2017. This was primarily due to a decline in solar installations in China. A modest decline in installations was also experienced across the United States. These declines have occurred despite sharp drops in the costs associated with solar panels in both countries, and elsewhere around the world.

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Solar Panel Mounting Tips

Posted by Preston Guyton on 2/6/2018 to Solar 0 Comments
Solar Panel Mounting Tips

Rooftop solar panels are a smart move for today's homeowners and business owners. Financial and environmental benefits have increased even as prices have dropped, and modern solar panels are efficient and attractive. Although it is possible to place solar panels on any type of roof, there are specific procedures that must be followed to assure maximum solar collection and minimize roof damage. Photovoltaic (PV) systems must be properly sized, sited and installed whether or not they are connected to the grid.

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