Roofing Software - Roof Estimating, Roof Measurements & More!

HOW DO YOU GET YOUR MEASUREMENTS?

Posted by Josh Strehle on 6/18/18 8:50 AM

In the not-so-distant days of roofing's past, there were only a few ways to obtain your linear and area measurements. They involved measuring tapes of varying length (not always long enough for the eave), measuring wheels that slip and slide depending on the surface, and expensive measurement reports from a single industry player. 

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Topics: Roof Measurements With Drones, Roofing apps, Aerial Roof Measurement

FOILED BY FOLIAGE

Posted by Josh Strehle on 6/11/18 4:01 PM

If you've been a RoofSnap subscriber or a drone-flying roofing contractor for any amount of time, you know that leaves are one of the few things that stand between you and a clear view of your project's roof. Besides being a hazard to your drone's rotors, fully leafed trees can obscure vital portions of the eaves and, in more forested areas, entire homes from satellite and aerial photography.

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Topics: Drones, Nearmap, Roofing apps, Aerial Roof Measurement, trees

PLANNING YOUR ROOF RESTORATION PROJECTS

Posted by Josh Strehle on 5/29/18 8:45 AM

As a roof repair and installation company, roof restorations are likely to make up a huge part of your workload. The type of roof you are repairing, the length of time since it was last inspected and the level of issues, will impact how time-consuming each job will be. Here are a few tips that roofing contractors can use to make the process more efficient:

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Topics: Roof Estimating, Pitch Finder Apps, Roofing Contractor Software, Aerial Roof Measurement, Weather

Green roof design - for eco-friendly living

Posted by Josh Strehle on 5/21/18 8:42 AM

As a roofing contractor, you may already be installingeco-friendly or ‘green’ roofs. But as eco-minded millenials move into the housing market, you may want to consider offering even more 'green' options in your estimates.  A ‘green roof’ can refer to:

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Topics: Roof Estimating, Aerial Roof Measurement, Eco-Friendly, Green Technology, Green Roofing

What are the best tech investments for roofing companies in 2018?

Posted by Josh Strehle on 5/16/18 8:45 AM

There are many roofing contractor software products available on the market, but it’s not always easy to know which solutions are worth an investment. To manage profitability, you need to ensure that you receive a good return on investment for any tech purchase you make. Here are some of the best software solutions for today’s roofing professionals.

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Topics: Roofing apps, Roofing Contractor Software, Aerial Roof Measurement