Category Archives: Roof Repair

November 2016 – Construction in Focus magazine

Eagle Rivet was recently featured in the latest issue of Construction in focus magazine. Here there are four pages of information on the roofing industry, and how we specialize in commercial and residential roofing. The article is titled “Taking on any job, no matter how big or how Tough,” which really sums up the mission

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EPDM Roofing

Ethylene propylene diene monomer, or EPDM, was used on the Rhode Island Resource for Recovery Recylcling Center by adding EPDM peel and stick roof over the existing damaged EPDM roofing unit. The roof was coated with Tremco AlphaGard with the EPDM layer placed over it. The old EPDM and insulation system was removed with a

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How to Prepare Your Roof for the Fall and Winter

As roofs are going through the changes in seasons, from Spring to Summer and now Summer to Fall – it is wise to prepare your roof for bad weather. Roofs are exposed to all different temperatures and conditions, which is why we have to take especially good care of them. Roofs are the first barriers

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Why Should You Install EPDM Roofing?

For over 40 years, the commercial roofing industry has chosen EPDM roofing. Time and time again, it has proven to withstand weathering. Its quality material is a top pick by most architects and contractors for installing or repairing roofs. It’s long-life and superb performance and durability is why it continues to be a top product

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Roof

Many factors can affect the lifespan and aging process of a roof. One of the most common factors to shorten the life of a roof would be using low quality materials for a roofing job. Of course, you have to consider the cost when doing any kind of home improvement job. You however, do not

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Phelan Residence Roofing Project 2016

Here at Eagle Rivet, we worked on a project for our client in Bloomfield, CT. We installed a flat roof and replaced the drain on their building. We were happy to hear from our client that during a downpour, there was no sign of leakage!

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Awesome Overhead Video Tour of Hartford

Click image to see video Matt Coakley of Blue Mantle media travels the world with his GoPro on a DJI Phantom 2 drone. He enjoys shooting landscapes and cities with his wife, while barely clearing buildings on city tours. The video displayed shows a bird’s-eye-view tour of Hartford, CT. The spectacular scenery is what Coakley

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A Roof for Every Need

Eagle Rivet has designed, updated and constructed roofs for a variety of buildings, clients, environments and budgets. We know that not every project is going to be the same, one size does NOT fit all. We are experts at replacing commercial building roofs, like the one we just completed for Arburg North America, a division

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Elastomeric Roof Coating

Elastomeric roof coatings are a cost-effective solution for extending your roof’s lifespan, often more than 25 years. Applied directly on the roof, they seal the building envelope and prevent leaks. They also reflect light and heat, enabling you to save hundreds of dollars in cooling costs. Eagle Rivet has provided elastomeric roof coating solutions throughout Connecticut. We have years

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The Ins and Outs of Stone Ballast Removal

There are a lot of things we owe our longevity to, qualities such as our work ethic, our attention to detail and customer focused approach. But if there is one thing that has gotten us this far, from our start almost one hundred years ago, it would have to be our willingness and ability to

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Customer Testimonials

Thank you – Scott, Ryan, Kelly, Ken – for the help thus far. We’re counting on you to keep our roof safe, sound and solid!
Jane & Garrett PhelanBloomfield, CT