One Simple Way to Improve Residential Roofing Safety

With spring here, roofing contractors are preparing for the rush of jobs that comes with the warmer weather. But before climbing up onto prospective customers’ roofs, contractors should keep a few things in mind about residential roofing safety. Homeowners need to make decisions quickly when it comes to roof repairsRead More

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3 Valuable Insights Insurance Underwriters Gain from Aerial Imagery

Wind, hail, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can devastate homes and cause billions of dollars in damage. But long before a storm or other catastrophic event can take place, insurance underwriters need to identify the risks that could affect the homes they cover. To determine a home’s eligibility for coverage,Read More

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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

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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 with winter roofing emergencies. As a construction professional, you know what to expect when a blizzard hits. Heavy snow and ice can cause leaks and destroy gutter systems,Read 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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