Going Green 2k17: Tips for Selling Solar in the New Year

“Going green” is a phrase we hear a lot these days. When it comes to the awesome power of solar energy, in particular, it’s no wonder so many people care about being environmentally friendly. By the end of 2016, Americans had installed more than 31 gigawatts of solar electric capacityRead More

Solar panels: they do more than just look pretty.

3 Types of Homeowners You Might Meet at a Home Show

The winter months can be slow for roofing contractors, who do most of their work outdoors. But that’s no reason to let the flow of business prospects slow down. During this time of year, many contractors attend home shows and other expos in their regions to let homeowners know aboutRead More

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How to Stay Prepared for Winter Roofing Emergencies

A winter storm blows through your region and leaves neighborhoods buried under layers of snow. Soon enough, the calls come in from homeowners who need their roofs repaired. As a construction professional, you know what to expect when a blizzard hits. Heavy snow and ice can cause leaks and destroyRead More

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From Falling Trees to Frozen Pipes: 4 Big Wintertime Insurance Claims

While winter weather may not sound like a big deal to some, it can lead to costly – and even deadly – hazards around the house. In fact, winter weather is the third biggest reason for all property insurance claims from catastrophic events, behind events like tornadoes and hurricanes. TheRead More

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The Changing Face of Insurance Claims in the Aftermath of a Hurricane

This autumn, Hurricane Matthew devastated the Southeast United States as well as parts of the Caribbean, South America, and Canada. The tropical cyclone caused an untold number of injuries and deaths and resulted in billions of dollars in damage. The aftermath of any disaster can be difficult, including for homeownersRead More

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One Simple Profit-Boosting Solution for Contractors

The Contractor’s Dilemma For many contractors, performing a roofing estimate means spending hours on a potential job site to measure the roof and sketch it out. But that’s time that could be spent visiting more customers – and since time is money, that’s also a loss of sales and profit.Read More

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New Research Shines a Light on the Solar Industry’s Value

This week, Environment America Research & Policy Center released a study that declares solar power a better value than electricity. Out of the 16 studies the non-profit organization reviewed, 12 found that solar energy held a higher value than the average residential retail electricity rate; of the remaining four analyses,Read More

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What We Learned at Solar Power International

This September, EagleView exhibited at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We met with EagleView customers and those new to EagleView alike, and we shared some of our most recent innovations with attendees. SPI is the premier solar trade show for industry professionals. Founded in 2004, the eventRead More

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Creating a Fall To-Do List? Don’t Forget About Gutter Cleaning

Fall has arrived, and for most homeowners that means it’s almost time to clean the gutters. Gutters are an essential part of a roofing system and are designed to keep buildings dry even during heavy rain or snow. Without adequate gutters, however, a home’s roof, siding, and foundation are proneRead More

These leaves may look pretty, but the problems they cause aren’t!

One Simple Trick to Boost Insurers’ CSAT Scores

Homeowners filing property insurance claims after catastrophic events want one thing: to get their lives back on track. Yet waiting for an insurance carrier to complete the claims process can prevent that from happening in a timely fashion. The longer it takes for an insurance company to assess damage forRead More

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