What makes a “LEADER” at Aspen?

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According to the National Roofing Contractor Association also known as the NRCA, there are five critical safety leadership skills. We believe that our employees in the field exude these skills in every way possible. From the first day of training, Aspen instills a sense of responsibility and leadership in every one of our of employees. FIVE CRITICAL SAFETY LEADERSHIP SKILLS ACCORDING TO …

Oh Hail No!

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Hail comes in various shapes and sizes. Hail strikes can be easy to spot if you know what to look for. Signs of Hail Hits: Random damage with no discernable pattern Spots on the roof colored black Loss of sandlike pellets (granules) on the shingles Shingles that appear “shiny” The photo below displays hits varying in shape. Hits are round …

Hangin’ out for the Holidays

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With the holiday season wrapping up (pun intended) we wanted to share some of our fun celebrations right here at NHQ! Thank you to everyone that participated in our Hillcrest drive, by donating goods. We have a very friendly and successful competition. We would not have been able to pull it off without the help of our hard-working departments!  We had …

Aspen Gives Back 2018

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At Aspen, we always try our best to give back, especially during the holiday season. This year we’re teaming up with Hillcrest Transitional Housing, a local charity that helps families transition their lives out of homelessness and into success. The transitional housing program focuses on moving clients to self-sufficiency within a 90-day time frame.  2017 program statistics  The program’s adult participants are required by written …

Different Roofing Materials Made For Different Climates

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  A roof plays an important role in protecting your family from the environment. Without a sturdy roof in place, a simple storm can be disastrous to your home. When installing a roof, one has to be understanding of all the factors that go into it, especially the materials used. Don’t just consider the traits of how they look and …

Employee Spotlight: Christine Kipphut

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This week we wanted to start off with an employee spotlight. With Thanksgiving coming up soon we wanted to thank our project consultants and all of our employees out in the field. Aspen Contracting would not be the same, and we wouldn’t have as many happy customers if it wasn’t for all your hard work in the field.     …

“Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season” 

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“Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season”      Although hurricane season is coming to a close this November, it is never a bad time to go over precautions for hurricane weather.  According to NOAA, “on average, 10.1 named storms occur each season, with an average of 5.9 becoming hurricanes and 2.5 becoming major hurricanes”.   ***If you or someone you know has experienced hurricane damage, know that Aspen Contracting can …

The Aspen Standard: Meet Abraham Peralta

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Just like in any career field employees have hard days and rewarding days. Field managers are often in charge of handling a variety of roles and using complex problem-solving abilities. While the role of the field manager can be very demanding in some aspects, it’s one to the most highly regarded and rewarding positions in the Aspen Contracting company. This …