Could You Earn an ‘A’ in Construction Safety?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), part of the U.S. Department of Labor, has announced its fourth annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down from May 8 through 12. This week, OSHA is encouraging companies and workers to pause the workday and take the time to discuss safety on theRead More

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How to CONSTRUCT™ Faster Growth for Your Roofing Business

Many roofing professionals know EagleView® for the most reliably accurate roof measurement reports. With measurements based on high-quality Pictometry® imagery, EagleView reports save roofers time measuring in the field, allowing them to deliver more accurate measurements and improve margins during the bidding process. When roofing contractors spend less time measuring,Read More

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4 Spring Home Maintenance Projects That Will Keep Contractors Busy This Season

Spring is in the air – and for some contractors, the warmer temperatures might signal an upswing in business. The uncharacteristic winter weather in the United States may have been milder than usual, but that doesn’t mean that property owners didn’t need home repairs. Typical winter damage can manifest asRead More

Essential spring home maintenance tip: check the attic for freeloaders.

8 Crucial Tasks Property Insurance Professionals Can Complete Without Leaving the Office

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but with Pictometry® imagery from EagleView®, images have even more value for property insurance professionals. That’s especially true for insurance claim adjusters, who need to evaluate a property after the owners file a claim, and underwriters, who need to see allRead More

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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

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 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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