National Safety Stand Down

Take A Break To Prevent Falls At The RIDGEPRO® preventing falls is what we’re all about. We heartily support National Safety Stand-Down Week and all other efforts to help those who work at heights stay safe. Falls are preventable with proper equipment, training, and good situational awareness every day on every job. During National Safety Stand […]

Keep It Simple

Have you ever purchased a tool, a gadget, or a home appliance that turned out to be much more complicated than advertised? Does it take too many steps to make it work? Too many buttons for only 2 hands? Don’t worry. We’ve all done that at least once. Something that looked so good in the […]

Roof Inspections

Searching for leaks As the snow melts, roof leaks seem to pop up like weeds after a good rain. During the winter, shingles may have broken or blown away; valley flashing could have become dislodged; or ice dams might have caused water intrusion. Some roof damage problems can be adequately evaluated from the ground or […]

Spread The Sunshine

Residential Solar Continues Its Growth More and more Americans are choosing to add solar panels to their roofs. In fact, as of 2020, almost 4% of US homes had taken advantage of electricity generated by roof-top solar or other small solar systems. Additionally, 1.6% of the nation’s commercial buildings are tapping into the sun’s potential […]

Pests Are On The Move

Do You Hear Them? They’re beginning to arouse from their winter doldrums. In areas all over the country, pesky critters that chew wood or want to nest in attics, eaves, and chimneys are looking for new food sources and places to live. If you are a pest control contractor, it’s your job to get rid […]

Not Just For Big Roofing Jobs

At Strawder Family Innovations, inventors and manufacturers of The RIDGEPRO®, we’re a family business. We’ve been climbing roofs for generations so we know what it’s like to sell the job, source the materials, and then do the job, even on days when your head aches or your knees don’t want to bend. We’ve done the job […]

Winter Is Planning Season

Have you been hibernating the past few weeks like the proverbial groundhog? Are you hoping simply to emerge on a glorious spring day? Winter’s short, dark days can get us down, particularly in areas of the country where outdoor work on the ground or on the roof has stopped due to cold and snow. As […]

Numbers Don’t Lie

Our company is dedicated to the prevention of falls and fatalities in the roofing industry and related categories where climbing roofs is essential. Our flagship product, The RIDGEPRO®, is designed specifically to increase safety in steep-slope applications. Sadly, the overall number of falls and fatalities in roof related job categories remains stubbornly high. According to the […]

The RIDGEPRO® Launches New Website With Enhanced Functionality

January 10, 2023, Cranford, NJ, USA Strawder Family Innovations, LLC is proud to announce the launch of a new website for its flagship product, The RIDGEPRO®, the premium device in steep-slope roofing safety. As the brand has grown, new alliances with affiliates and distributors necessitated additional product information and purchasing features. The enhanced website can […]

When The Storm Passes

Insurance Claims Adjusters Get to Work From California to Maine and just about every place in-between, ferocious weather has been a major factor in our personal and business lives. At The RIDGEPRO®, our hearts go out to all those affected by recent hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards. Across the country, insurance claims adjusters have responded by traveling […]

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