24 01, 2023

Values over profit

2023-01-24T10:09:22-05:00January 24th, 2023|

One of the biggest things that we pride ourselves on is that we are a family owned company. My grandfather, Bob, was a born businessman. He was always eager to work. Always eager to provide for his family. For a [...]

10 01, 2023


2023-01-10T13:51:01-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Lightning protection is an important consideration for homes and buildings all year round, but in the winter months, it can become even more critical. With colder temperatures, snow, and ice, lightning protection systems are put to the test, and it's [...]

1 07, 2022

Happy 4th of July 2022!

2022-07-01T12:56:50-04:00July 1st, 2022|

We at Associated hope you all have a great holiday weekend and enjoy the extra time with your family and friends. It feels like the last couple of years have completely flown by with the pandemic and the effect that [...]

24 01, 2017

MYTH: Lightning always strikes the tallest point

2017-01-24T14:37:29-05:00January 24th, 2017|

One of the most common questions we receive is: "Doesn't lightning strike the tallest point? Why can't I just put one single lightning rod up on my chimney assuming the lightning will hit that?" Simply because Lightning doesn't always strike the [...]

3 10, 2016

Every Property is Different

2016-10-23T16:44:46-04:00October 3rd, 2016|

We often get called into properties where unusual events occur related to lightning. There are some properties where the lightning is striking somewhere away from the home. Trees are often the unfortunate victims of lightning. In forested regions lightning can [...]

28 09, 2016

Skewed Priorities

2016-10-23T16:44:46-04:00September 28th, 2016|

We always find it a bit humorous when discussing costs with an architect or designer on a project and budget concerns come up. We hear "sorry this was an after-thought" or "this wasn't included in our budget". Of course we [...]

22 09, 2016

Installing Lightning Protection in Fall & Winter

2016-09-22T12:34:28-04:00September 22nd, 2016|

Many people do not realize that Fall and Winter is often the best time to think about installing lightning protection in their home. They just assume that it's only something to think about during the storm season in the months. [...]

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