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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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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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What You See in Your RoofSnap Demo

When you’re shopping around for new equipment for your company, whether that be new ladders, a new truck, or new software, it’s a good idea to take it for a test-drive. Getting a feel for what you’ll be buying is vital, so you don’t end up with something that doesn’t

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Get Your Roofing Business Ready for Spring

Is your business ready for spring? Now is the time to get your roofing business ready for the increased volume that comes with the change of seasons. We’ve got some quick steps you can take to optimize your business before homeowners start searching for your services. We’ll touch on sprucing

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New Documents Arrive on RoofSnap Max!

**RoofSnap Max ver. 1.9.61 is currently being rolled out to customers. If you have not received the update, make sure your device is set to auto-update, or visit the app store to download the new release.** If you’ve been patiently waiting for our new documents to arrive on your iPad,

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Using Software to Give Remote Estimates

If you’ve been following our Technology in the Roofing Industry series, you know that a lot has changed in the last decade. (A lot’s changed in the last couple of weeks!) Ten years ago, you may have been able to measure a house without visiting the property, but it would

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