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Mastering Roofing Referrals: Steps To Getting More New Customers

April 30, 2024

In the roofing industry, referrals are an essential endorsement. They have the validity and trust of a personal recommendation. Referrals are critical to establishing credibility and securing new customers. Roofing, in particular, is a trust-based industry that thrives on positive feedback and customer satisfaction. This article will cover ways to master roofing referrals and land more customers.

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Tight Access Renovation: Waste Chutes and the Equipter 4000

April 9, 2024

When it comes to waste management during construction, renovation, demolition, or large-scale cleanup operations, a common debris handling tool is the waste chute. Waste chutes are an effective and efficient solution for removing waste from a multi-story job site and can create a safer work environment. On some jobs, dumpster access may not be available or homeowners may balk at a rolloff dumpster on their lawn. This article will look at how pairing the Equipter 4000 with a waste chute can expand the possibilities of debris removal across many work site settings.

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Try Before You Buy: The Benefits of Renting an Equipter 4000

April 2, 2024

In today’s competitive, fast-paced world, equipment purchase decisions can significantly impact a company’s bottom line. It is natural for companies who want to hedge their bets by renting equipment before they purchase it outright. Companies want to find out first hand if their crew will adopt the new equipment and what benefit it will have for their business. This article will explore the benefits of renting an Equipter 4000.

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Removing a Chimney from Your Home

March 26, 2024

A chimney removal can be a monumental task requiring specialized tools and expertise. Some homeowners might decide to undertake this endeavor as a way to modernize their homes, create more space, or deal with an unsightly chimney. Prior to delving headfirst into such an undertaking, it is important to think through whether to take the job on yourself or to hire a professional, the cost involved with the project, and how a chimney removal will impact the value of your home. This article will look at what tools are necessary for the process and what to consider when beginning the process of removing a chimney from your home.

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Renting a Shingle Lift Versus Renting an Equipter 4000

March 19, 2024

Shingle lift rentals are an ideal solution for ambitious homeowners and professional contractors alike in need of bringing more efficiency to their roofing projects. This service provides a mechanized tool used in the lifting and placing of roofing shingles, thereby alleviating the physically daunting chore of hauling heavy shingle bundles onto rooftops. The convenience coupled with a significantly reduced risk of injuries and damages to the roofing materials solidifies the benefits of roof shingle lift rentals. The Equipter 4000 is most widely known for its ability to capture debris, such as shingles and nails during a roofing tear-off, in order to protect a homeowner’s lawn, patio, and garden. What some renters overlook is the Equipter 4000’s ability to lift materials, including shingle bundles, to the roof. This article will compare renting a shingle lift to renting an Equipter 4000.

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How to Spot Hail Damage on Your Roof and When to Fix It

March 14, 2024

Every year across the country, nature can unleash torrents of hail that can present a significant risk to homes. These ice bullets can be pea-sized or as large as a grapefruit. When they strike any exterior surface of a house, including roofs and siding, they can render a great deal of damage. In their aftermath, homeowners may notice a variety of signs that their home has been impacted.

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How to Drive More Roofing Leads with SEO

February 27, 2024

In today's digital age, having a strong online presence is crucial for businesses to succeed. This is especially true for roofing companies, as the roofing industry is highly competitive. If you're not investing in search engine optimization (SEO) for your roofing company, there's a good chance that potential customers will find your competitors first. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about roofing SEO, including what it is, its benefits, and how to get started.

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The Guide to Replacing a Roof During the Winter

December 5, 2023

As the weather changes in the Northern part of the country, roofers take on a new set of challenges when they have roofing jobs in the winter and homeowners have a new set of things to look for in a roof replacement job. Roofing in a cold climate requires some additional planning and the right set of tools to ensure that the process is efficient, safe, and effective. This blog post will cover how to plan for replacing a roof in the winter and what to look for as a homeowner.

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Equipter Tow-A-Lift Product Update: November 2023

November 21, 2023

In June of 2023, we introduced the Equipter Tow-A-Lift towable forklift concept on our blog along with some preliminary renderings. In October, Equipter took a prototype of the Tow-A-Lift to the Equip Expo in Louisville, KY. Positive feedback at the show was instantaneous and videos of the Tow-A-Lift in use quickly went viral. This post outlines who is most interested in the Tow-A-Lift so far, what our current production timeline for the Tow-A-Lift is, and when to expect target specs.

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Including the Equipter 4000 in the Roofing Sales Pitch

October 24, 2023

If your roofing company already owns an Equipter 4000, you already have an advantage over your competition in terms of time savings and debris-free job sites. Your crew knows what the Equipter is capable of, but is your sales team aware of what the Equipter offers to homeowners? This article will cover how to include the Equipter in your sales pitch, how the Equipter differentiates you from other roofing contractors, and how it can help your sales team close more customers.

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