How to use and maintain the Contact Rods in your Animal Guard Bender.
We crunch the numbers on pest-related maintenance costs of solar PV; and share a model that homeowners, installers and investors can use to calculate their own risk.
New additions to Team Slick Tools!
Earlier this month I was lucky enough to pitch the company at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Startups2students event, which connects startup-curious students with local companies. A number of students and recent grads reached out afterward, and I’m happy to announce we’ve hired two of them! Sam Taylor graduated from the CU Boulder Leeds School […]
Getting a tight, critter-proof seal around your PV array is easier said than done! See photos of common mistakes and learn how to handle tricky racking and roof types (did someone say tiles?)
Learn why animal guard often fails at the corners of a PV array, and what to do about it!
Slick Tools is Hiring!
Want to join a startup making innovative products to support the rapidly growing solar industry? Slick Tools is looking for a business-oriented person to help us with… pretty much everything! Check out the job description and apply on AngelList or LinkedIn.
Our new instruction video shows installers and homeowners alike how to install solar animal guard.
Solar installers and homeowners now have a comprehensive guide to the best materials and tools for solar animal guard.
How Pests Damage Solar PV Systems
When deciding how to protect a solar PV system from pest incursion, it’s helpful to understand exactly what’s at stake. We dig into the most common forms of damage seen in the field, complete with juicy photos!
New AG Bender™ Instruction Video
We’re pleased to present a new video showing how to use the AG Bender – watch it below or on our new AG Bender™ User Guide page. The video provides a detailed look at how the machine works and its various features. Enjoy!