Category Archives: Connecticut

Rebuilding Together Hartford

Eagle Rivet participated in the annual “Rebuilding Together Hartford” event. Every year on the last Saturday of April is national rebuilding day. The Eagle Rivet employees this year took the time out each year to make improvements to homes in the city of Hartford. This was Eagle Rivet’s 23rd year for participating in this event.

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Nor’easter Snow Alert – Roof Drainage Clearing

Valued Eagle Customers, Good morning.  Hope you are staying safe during this significant weather event.  As you know as building owners, property managers, or facilities directors, this type of snow event is common during New England winter’s.  However, roof drainage is a key factor in relieving the weight of snow and ice from flat, commercial

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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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TPO Roofing

When building the roof for the Friends Center for Children in New Haven Eagel Rivet chose to use Thermoplastic PolyOlefin or as its more commonly known, TPO roofing, due to its versatility and durability. We were able to not only install TPO for the flat roof, but it was also used for the insulation. The

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American School for the Deaf Award

Eagle Rivet was recently honored at the ACG of Connecticut’s CT Build Awards dinner for the American School for the deaf, Gallaudet-Clere Education Center.

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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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Roofing Contractors and LEED

In recent years, as energy costs go up and the toll that human activities take on the planet becomes more and more apparent, governments and private businesses alike have begun to explore ways to preserve economic growth while making it more environmentally friendly and sustainable. From manufacturing methods to trash disposal, there are ways to

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Waterproofing a Roof

If nothing else, a roof ought to be waterproof. The words even rhyme. However, it can be hard to waterproof a canopy with traditional materials like shingles and wood. In recent years, as materials science has made relentless strides, a wide range of waterproofing and insulation products have become available. These products are engineered to fulfill

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Eagle Rivet Replaces Roof for Connecticut Veteran

Rebuilding Together Hartford Serves Those Who Have Served Art Dias of Eagle Rivet, along with his family, has long been proud to participate in Rebuilding Together Hartford, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, elderly or disabled residents of Hartford maintain and repair their homes. Each year, Rebuilding Together Hartford organizes a one-day volunteer event, during

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CHARLES M. YOUNG FINE PRINTS & DRAWINGS LLC Dear Mr. Dias, After a two-year restoration, the pergola at our historic house in Portland, CT was ready for its roof. Originally-110 years ago, the finished roof sported corrugated terra-cotta tile. Somewhere along…
Young ResidenceBloomfield, CT