In a highly competitive, customer driven residential roofing market, the difference between getting the job or not can come down to the factor you may least expect: outstanding customer service. The way you treat your clients is becoming increasingly important in the age of social internet marketing, where perceived trustworthiness,… Read more »
In this guide I will not teach you how to sell 20 or even 50 more roofs than you already do. In fact, I don’t even know if this will work for you at all. However, what I do know, is that I outsell guys that I work with by… Read more »
The best phone for roofers is Samsung Galaxy Note – it has 5.3″ screen, stylus (S-pen) note taking, great camera, and it’s super fast! Watch this “quick” video to see how Galaxy Note stacks up against iPhone and HTC Inspire 4G, and how I use it in my daily roofing… Read more »
This estimating guide is a continuation of our two-part series for contractors, on how to measure and estimate roofing prices. See part one of this guide to learn how to measure a roof. Calculating Roofing Materials and Estimating Prices For the purposes of this guide, I will use asphalt shingles… Read more »
It’s been widely reported and discussed on various roofing forums that manufacturers are drastically raising the prices of their roofing shingles and accessories that go along. Some roofers report getting letters from their suppliers that shingles prices are going up as much as 30%. Keep in mind that in the… Read more »
Being a roofing contractor is both difficult and rewarding. However, to be successful, you need to take care of so many things all at the same time, that it often becomes overwhelming. Between fierce competition from established roofing outfits and illegal / uninsured contractors, who drop the prices for everybody,… Read more »
This article will discuss the positive and negative aspects of having a partner in a roofing business. This is one of the topics that we discuss in our new series of articles on how to start a roofing business, and how to make it a success.