A Blog for the Tech Savvy Roofer

Younger, Safer, Smarter: The State of Roofing in 2019

We’re fresh off a trip to the IRE and about to fly out to Vegas for SVG’s annual education convention. Last week, we met and talked with vendors and contractors alike, trying to define the industry’s pain points and devise opportunities to solve them. This week’s blog is our thoughts

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Speed Sketching: How Fast Can You Measure?

We’ve always prided ourselves on how fast RoofSnap has made roof measuring. While we’ve seen some serious tape wranglers out there, none can match our software for pure speed. But you haven’t seen anything yet. This month, we’re releasing an update to our online sketch scene that will make your measuring

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2018 Green Roofing Review

In a continuation on our last blog post, this week we’re brushing up on the environmentally friendly tech that’s come out in the last year. Winter months are a perfect time to spend a little time researching new systems and preparing to offer them to customers next year. As 2019

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Roofing In Winter

With the first snow of the season already past our offices here in Columbus, Ohio. We’re definitely feeling the winter season closing in on us. While that doesn’t apply to all of our friends in the roofing industry, for those of you in the Northern latitudes, it’s almost time to

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WAYS TO SUPPORT OUR VETERANS

From veteran entrepreneurs starting roofing businesses and vets working as contractors to roofing companies offering rebates and donated services to vets in need; the roofing industry has always had strong ties with the military community. To honor that special relationship, we’re devoting this Veteran’s Day blog post to discuss the

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LETS TALK LABOR

It is no secret that there’s a labor shortage in our industry, the jobs numbers released last week show employers scrambling to fill positions. Publications in our industry have been bemoaning this fact for the better part of a decade, since home construction bottomed out in 2011. And while there

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RoofSnap at the 2018 MRCA Convention

We had a great time at the MRCA convention this year. From the Indy race games at the ABC Supply booth to the fastest shingler contest, there was a lot to look at and a lot of good conversations had. We loved getting a chance to see some of our

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Roofing Business Requirements

Lately, we’ve been talking about what it takes to be a well-connected, well-represented small business in our blogs. As we’ve been building our own new website, preparing for trade shows, and fighting the never-ending fight of SEO (Search Engine Optimization), we’ve been thinking about what it takes to have a

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Trade Show Tips

As we prepare ourselves for the MRCA in Omaha later this month, we’ve been thinking a lot about what we need to take with us. Conventions are excellent places to network and find friends, clients, and suppliers, but all that networking requires some resources. This week’s blog is a guide

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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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