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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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What is the best imagery for measuring a Roof?

One of RoofSnap’s core features has always been accurate measurements, whether you use our tools to do the measuring or leave it to us. In both cases, we need good imagery of the structure; we can’t measure what we can’t see! So what exactly makes imagery “good” for measurements, and

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Selling Roofs With Our New Measurement Report

If there’s one thing roofing contractors don’t need, it’s more advice on selling. Any google search on the subject will return a jumbled mess of lists, guides, e-books, and YouTube videos, not to mention expensive seminars on the subject. At RoofSnap, we prefer to concentrate on giving you tools that

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RoofSnap Comes to Canada

RoofSnap’s integrated imagery partners recently expanded their coverage to include 60 metropolitan areas in most Canadian provinces! RoofSnap subscribers can now measure in high definition in Quebec, Alberta, Ontario and more. SketchOS reports can also be ordered in the same coverage areas, bringing RoofSnap’s popular measurement service to users across

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What is a RoofSnap Credit?

If you tuned in to our webinar last week, you’d already know the answer to this question. If blog-reading is more your speed, this is the post for you. Last week, we announced a brand new feature for our subscribers called RoofSnap Credits. Although it sounds like the hottest new

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HD Imagery: Try Before You Buy!

If you’re reading our blog, you are probably in the roofing industry. Even if you’re not a RoofSnap subscriber, you’ve definitely encountered a product that uses aerial imagery or sells that imagery directly to you. The market for aerial imagery has exploded since the turn of the century. All signs

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Why you should be measuring in High Definition

We’ve been measuring roofs from aerial imagery for a long time, and one of our favorite improvements to the process has been the addition of HD imagery into DIY measurements. We’ve made do with muddy satellite imagery in the past, but if you’ve ever imported drone imagery and measured off

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