Roofing Software - Roof Estimating, Roof Measurements & More

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

Posted by Josh Strehle on 9/30/19 6:30 AM

 

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 want to share how our technology can address some of the industry's major concerns.

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Topics: Drones, Roofing Contractor Software, Roofing Resources, Labor Shortage

What is the best imagery for measuring a Roof?

Posted by Josh Strehle on 9/23/19 7:00 AM

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 why don’t we use just any imagery on the web? We’ll answer those questions and more in today’s blog.

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Topics: Drones, Aerial Roof Measurement, High Definition, Best Practices

RoofSnap's Drone Picks 2018

Posted by Josh Strehle on 7/23/18 8:46 AM

 

Our support staff get a lot of questions, and they're ALWAYS happy to answer them, but one of the most frequent is which drones do we at RoofSnap suggest for taking aerial photographs.  This week we're going to break down our favorite drones for 2018, what we do fly and what we wish we were flying. And whether you're looking for the best overall or the best value for your money, we'll have a drone for you.

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Topics: Roof Measurements With Drones, Drones

FOILED BY FOLIAGE

Posted by Josh Strehle on 6/11/18 4:01 PM

If you've been a RoofSnap subscriber or a drone-flying roofing contractor for any amount of time, you know that leaves are one of the few things that stand between you and a clear view of your project's roof. Besides being a hazard to your drone's rotors, fully leafed trees can obscure vital portions of the eaves and, in more forested areas, entire homes from satellite and aerial photography.

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Topics: Drones, Nearmap, Roofing apps, Aerial Roof Measurement, trees