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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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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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Roofing Industry Technology in 2020 Pt. 2

This week, we’re continuing our series highlighting software solutions for the roofing industry. If you missed the last article in this series, we walked through a brief history of roofing-industry software and suggested some softwares that focus on lead generation and simplifying your sales process. (Here’s a link if you’d

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2020 – The Year of The One Call Close

Though the advantages of the “One Call Close” are up for debate, it’s still a desirable outcome for all parties involved. Getting the job underway faster helps the homeowner get to the value that they’re paying for, and you or your sales team don’t have to worry about managing a

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How to Measure a Roof in 2020

As our industry starts a new decade, we thought we’d take a look at the options that roofers have when it comes to measurements. As a technology provider, we like to stay on top of the latest advances in the industry. Still, we also want to remain aware of the

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What do you need in an Estimate?

We can all agree that the Estimate is an important part of the sales process. (Whether you should charge for an estimate is a conversation for another time.) There’s a lot of skill when it comes to presenting an estimate to your customer, and a lot of dull math to

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Roofing 101: Pitch Finding

In a continuation of our “You should probably already know this” educational blog series, this week we’re taking a look at the importance of pitch and how you can easily find it today. (Trigger warning: this blog contains the use of technology in roofing and may cause anyone who uses

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Lets Take a Ride in my Office

If you’re one of our subscribers, you’re likely either a Roofing Contractor, Salesman, or Insurance Adjuster and that means you spend a lot of time in your truck. Between hauling ladders, drones, a bunch of measuring tape and chalk, and file folders full of docs, having that storage space and

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Get your restoration company ready for storm season 2018

Hurricane season 2018 started 4 days early this year, with the damage brought by SubTropical Storm Alberto spreading from the gulf all the way to Canada. If you run a restoration company, then you are well aware of the damage that hail, ice, rain, and strong winds can cause to

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PLANNING YOUR ROOF RESTORATION PROJECTS

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

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