A Blog for the Tech Savvy Roofer

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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RoofSnap’s 2019 Year in Review

2019 was a year of significant improvements to our software and our SketchOS measuring service. We’ll boil it down to just the highlights and tell you what to expect in 2020 in this week’s blog.

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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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Educate your employees!

At larger roofing companies, you might have employees that never get on a roof, visit a job site, or touch a shingle. That doesn’t mean that those workers shouldn’t have an idea of what the rest of your company does all day. Educating employees about your company’s core competency is

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The Importance of Onboarding

If you’ve ever searched for software for your business, you know that the process is tough. Finding a single solution for your business’s unique problems, fitting their pricing model to your budget, and getting your employees aligned to move forward with it can take months (and years off your life.)

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How you can keep your salespeople safe… and off your insurance

If you pay attention to news out of the roofing industry, you know that two themes dominate the headlines. Labor shortages and hefty fines stemming from the absence of fall-protection and injuries. Providing fall protection and new hires is a job for other companies, but as a solutions-oriented company, we

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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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Finding Help for your Business Software

We live in a world where there’s a software solution for almost everything. But what about when your problem is with the software? That’s when you need to know where to go for answers. In this post, we’re sharing our advice on getting support for the software your business uses.

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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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