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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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Summer Roofing Sales Tips

Hot weather, homeowners on vacation, production queues backing up – the summer season is a hard one for roofing industry salespeople. While some in the industry take a vacation to skip the summer doldrums, we know there are many out there that continue to set appointments all season long. For

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How RoofSnap Helps Respond to Storms

While we’ve already seen a couple of storms, this week marks the official start to 2020’s hurricane season. RoofSnap’s tools save the average roofing company time and money when responding to customer calls, and that efficiency is even more valuable when restoring storm-hit areas. Read on, and we’ll touch on

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Document Deep Dive: Summary Report

If you’re curious about whether or not your bids are producing the right amount of profit, you should be using RoofSnap’s summary report, our most informative document. It not only displays the total contract price of your projects, but also calculates your estimated commissions, total costs incurred, applicable taxes and

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What Can You Do With Digital Documents?

If there’s one thing every small business owner hates, it’s paperwork. Forms, receipts and proposals fill folders and cover desks almost everywhere business is done. With Roofsnap, you’ll cut out the clutter (and the papercuts) by storing, sharing and even signing your RoofSnap documents digitally. In this week’s blog, we’ll

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ROOFING INDUSTRY TECHNOLOGY IN 2020 PT. 3

This week, we’re finishing our series highlighting current software solutions for the roofing industry. If you missed the last article in this series, we took a deep dive into roof measuring and estimating software. (Here’s a link if you’d to check it out.) In this final article, we’ll take a

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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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The RoofSnap IRE 2020 Experience

Even though the IRE’s events cover the better part of a week, roofing’s biggest event always goes by in a flash. We’re still settling in and shaking business cards out of our boots after a whirlwind week in Dallas, but we wanted to share some pictures from our trip with

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Roofing Industry Technology in 2020

When we look at the history of technology in the roofing industry, it doesn’t go back very far. Of course, many small companies have been using Excel and Quickbooks to manage their payroll and expenses for decades, but roofing-specific software only goes back about ten years. We’re going to talk

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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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