Roofing Articles

Discover tips and tricks for growing your roofing business efficiently and professionally.

5 Roofing Fall Protection Tips: Autumn Edition

October 9, 2019

No matter how prepared a roofing company may be, accidents will happen. One of the most dangerous (and most common) causes of injury in the roofing industry is falling. When installing a new roof, one slip could be a matter of life and death. 


Structure Spotlight: The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

September 18, 2019

Equipter’s marketing team traveled to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center two weeks ago for the annual Inbound, the annual marketing conference presented by HubSpot. Our goal was to gain more insight to better connect with you—our avid readers and awesome followers.


Top 5 Roofing Tools and Equipment According to Roofers

September 11, 2019

At Equipter, we enjoy interacting with fellow roofers and other contractors on social media. Recently, we asked for your favorite roofing tool. In no particular order, these are just five of the roofing tools and equipment our followers shared with us on Facebook.


How to Bid a Roofing Job Pt 1: Make a Profit w/o Causing Sticker Shock

September 4, 2019

Whether you’re new to the roofing industry or boasting decades of experience, bidding a roofing job can be complicated and time consuming. What if you could put a system in place to streamline the roofing estimate and bid-writing process while improving customer relationships? 


Residential Roof Fall Protection: How to Keep Your Roofing Crew Safe

August 28, 2019

Roofing is risky business. From workers comp claims to lawsuits and even funeral costs...losing crew members can destroy a company. 


3 Types of Budgeting Tools and Resources for Roofing Companies

August 21, 2019

Between managing sales and manual labor, taking time to balance your budget can be overwhelming. But just like the tear-off bars and hammer tackers that help reroof a home, there are budgeting tools specifically designed to help manage your finances.


What to Include on Your Roofing Business Cards

August 14, 2019

The business card is far from dead. Sure, hundreds of thousands of companies are going digital, but don’t let that stop you from leaving a lasting impression with prospects. Mix old school and digital marketing techniques on your roofing business cards to keep your company top of mind. 


4 Easy Ways to be More Competitive in the Roofing Industry

July 31, 2019

Roofing is a cutthroat industry. It takes a lot to make it in the roofing industry. But with technology and new and improved tools, it’s actually easier than ever to impress homeowners.


Equipter Returns to FRSA's Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

July 29, 2019

Nothing gets us more excited than sharing our innovative equipment with roofers and contractors, which is why we love attending the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo by FRSA every year.


How to Start an Equipter Rental Business

July 24, 2019

With such a competitive edge in the roofing industry, companies go neck-and-neck to land quality customers. If you’re looking to bow out of the roofing industry, starting an Equipter rental business is a wise investment.