A Blog for the Tech Savvy Roofer

Winter Business Opportunities for Roofers

In much of North America, winter is a slow time for the roofing industry. As temperatures start to nose below 40 degrees and asphalt shingles stop sealing in the sun, installations slow and the sales team starts taking some vacation time. Your business doesn’t need to head into hibernation though!

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3 Ways to Make Roofing Estimates More Profitable

3 Ways to Make Your Roofing Estimates More Profitable

Roofing can be a slim-margin business. If you’re just starting out and attempting to build a reputation in your market, you may be tempted to lower your prices to stay under the competition. While that’s an understandable strategy, it’s likely going to hinder the growth of your business. Think about

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3 Key Features of the Best Roofing Software

3 Key Features of the Best Roofing Software

When RoofSnap was founded 10 years ago, you could count the number of roofing software companies on one hand. Now, there are so many out there we can hardly keep track! In our decade in the industry, we’ve seen what makes a roofing software work well for contractors, and we’ve

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Step Up Your Roofing Skills

Roofing is an industry with a low bar to enter, but a high bar for success. If you have a profitable business and a list of completed roofs under your belt, you’ve definitely acquired some skills along the way. Keeping those roofing skills sharp is important, so this week we’re

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Selling Roofs Remotely With RoofSnap – Webinar Recap

If there’s one thing that 2020 has made clear to the roofing industry, it’s that we need to be flexible if we’re going to survive. During the spring, stay-at-home orders in some states presented hurdles to companies trying to continue their vital work serving their communities. Here at RoofSnap, we

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Why You Should Skip the Manual Measurements

Here at RoofSnap, we concentrate on improving things with technology, whether that’s beating the heat during the summer sales season or making it easier to keep your notes organized. We also don’t speak poorly of the “traditional” ways of doing business. We know old-school methods have been proven useful, and

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Document Deep Dive: Contract

Documents Deep Dive: Contracts

“Getting down to brass tax”, “sealing the deal”, “signing on the dotted line”— whatever you call the end of your sales process, it’s a crucial step. That’s why RoofSnap makes building, revising, signing, and sharing your contracts as easy as possible. We’ll take you on a tour of what shows

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RoofSnap’s High-Definition Imagery

If you’ve used a map software like Google Earth in the last couple of years, you know that they’re not always up to date. When you’re trying to scout a job site or measure a roof remotely, you’re relying on your imagery source to reflect the site’s current conditions. Stale

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Effectively Measuring Pitch

If you’ve ever listened to a child play a recorder, then you know that pitch is key to a good rendition of “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. While an off-pitch recorder can hurt your ears, bad pitch values can destroy your roof measurements’ accuracy. Over-ordering or under-ordering materials from inaccurate

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