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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Roof Repair Versus Roof Replacement

October 17, 2023

Committing to replacing a roof can be scary for homeowners. In the case of a surprise leak or an uninsured weather event, the sudden cost associated with a roof replacement can be a shock. Because of this, many homeowners opt to repair their roof rather than fully replace it. This article will cover what to look for when judging if your roof can be repaired and whether roof repair is a smart long-term investment.


Equipter 4000: The Roof Referral Machine

September 26, 2023

One of the most important sources for leads that roofers can pull from are referrals. When satisfied customers recommend a roofing service to their friends and family, it is one of the easiest ways for a roofing company to establish itself. This article will cover how the Equipter 4000 can play a pivotal role in selling more roofs based on customer referrals.


Built Different: Comparing the Equipter 4000 to Tilt and Dump Trailers

September 19, 2023

Not all trailers are built the same and with this article, we will be taking a look at how tilt and dump trailers stack up against the Equipter 4000. These types of trailers may cost less money upfront, but are you going to get everything you need out of one once it is in your fleet? This article explores what each trailer can do and how the Equipter 4000 can serve as an alternative to tilt and dump trailers.


Changes to Section 179 for 2023

September 12, 2023

Toward the end of the year, Section 179 of the American tax code becomes a huge topic among business owners. There are some fresh changes to be aware of in 2023 that will affect bonus depreciation over the next few years. This article will cover the latest changes to Section 179 and how the Equipter 4000 is, perennially, a great idea for your equipment purchase planning.