A Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Shingles

September 5, 2023

Solar shingles are a relatively new product in the roofing marketplace. Solar shingles were first made available in 2005 and, since then, increases in efficiency and federal and state incentives have made solar shingles more enticing to homeowners. This article will cover what a solar shingle is, how it compares to solar panels, and what to look for when hiring a solar shingle installer.


Tips For Roofing And Remodeling Historic Homes

August 29, 2023

Due to their architectural and cultural significance, working on historic homes requires a special set of considerations. Many historic homes can be subject to local, state, and national preservation regulations and this may dictate what changes are allowed to be made and what materials may be used for renovations. This article will provide tips for roofing and remodeling historic homes and how the Equipter 4000 can be a helpful tool in the process.


Pairing the Equipter 4000 with Roll-Off Dumpsters

August 22, 2023

Roll-off dumpsters are a common sight on construction, remodeling, and roofing jobs. They are versatile for handling a wide range of materials but with restrictive mobility and the potential for property damage, it isn’t often that a roll-off dumpster alone can handle a full job. This article will explain how pairing the Equipter 4000 with a roll-off dumpster offers exceptional debris handling.


A Roofer’s Guide to Roof Inspection Reports

August 15, 2023

One way to get new roofing customers is to offer roof inspections and write roof inspection reports. This article will cover the best ways to approach new potential customers, the qualifications you should have to write an accurate report, and what tools you will need to complete the job.


How to Spot Storm Damage on Your Roof

August 8, 2023

Storms can damage roofs in a variety of ways. Some ways are obvious, heavy winds and hail can cause immediate, visible damage. Other ways are harder to spot, like snow and ice causing stress damage to roofs. This article will cover different ways inclement weather can damage your roof, what to do if you suspect your roof has been damaged, and why you shouldn’t wait to repair a damaged roof.


The Equipter 4000 and Other Essential Tools for Storm Damage Cleanup

August 1, 2023

Every late summer, crews across the Midwest and Southeast deal with storm damage from hurricanes and tornadoes. The Equipter 4000 self-propelled dump trailer has been a valuable tool for cleanup crews on storm cleanup sites. To prepare for cleanup jobs, we have put together a guide to help create a plan that increases efficiency and keeps crews safe. This article will cover the tools you will need for storm damage cleanup jobs and how to navigate the challenging logistics of cleanup sites.


How a Professional Image Can Sell More Roofs

July 18, 2023

With highly competitive markets around the country, selling roofs can be a full-time job in itself. One way that companies can differentiate themselves from the competition is by presenting a more professional image to homeowners. This article will guide you through three ways to improve your company’s image, three outcomes of a more professional roofing business, and how the Equipter 4000 can help your company sell more roofs.


The Equipter And Your Bottom Line: What Is The Return On Investment?

June 27, 2023

You have seen how transformative the Equipter 4000 can be for businesses, you know about its potential for marketing and visibility, and maybe you’ve even rented one or have seen one used on a job. To make the numbers work financially, it’s important to look at how the Equipter will increase the profitability of your company. This article will explain ROI (return on investment) and provide a tool to see how much the Equipter can benefit your business.


Six Tips For Maintaining a Roofing Crew in a Competitive Job Market

June 20, 2023

With record low unemployment and intense competition for highly skilled workers, keeping crew members on your team is crucial to a roofing business’s success. The Equipter 4000 is a component of a safe and efficient roofing crew, but the Equipter is only part of keeping a good crew together. This article will provide six strategies to keep a positive work environment that can help improve crew-wide job satisfaction and assist in employee retention.


Self-Propelled and Towable: The Equipter 4000's Features Explained

May 30, 2023

The Equipter 4000 is well known for being able to lift its 4.1 cubic yard box, catch debris, and then dump its contents. Every trade show season, there are people who are surprised to learn about two of the Equipter’s other primary features that puts it into its own class: the Equipter’s ability to be towed and the Equipter’s ability to drive under its own power. This article will explain what a self-propelled and towable trailer means for your jobsite in real world terms.