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Spreading our wings: Launching EagleView’s New R&D Center in Bengaluru, India

By: Rishi Daga I couldn’t have been more thrilled to join EagleView India team members in August to announce the opening of our new office in Bengaluru, India. It wasn’t just an exciting moment for me professionally, one in which EagleView was able to show we’re building on our continued global expansion and ushering in […]

How Eagleview Provides Peace of Mind Ahead of Storm Season

by: Rishi Daga When Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast in 2012, I was one of the lucky ones. I was living in Manhattan, a good 120 miles from where the storm made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey. And I lived in an apartment building that wasn’t damaged. But even New York City wasn’t […]

Ask a Contractor: Effective Customer Communication on Every Job

In the first episode of our Ask a Contractor series, we spoke to Marc Tantalo, Vice President of American Custom Exteriors, about the importance of customer experience. He explained which questions construction businesses should ask their customers when a job concludes. Customer experience is only one piece of the puzzle in managing a successful construction business. Contractors […]

Ask a Contractor: The Importance of Customer Experience

Most contractors know the ins and outs of their business, from placing competitive bids to working with a distributor. Ultimately, however, a truly successful business comes down to one thing: the customer’s satisfaction. Research shows that by 2020, customer experience will be more important to consumers when making a purchase than factors such as price and product. For roofers and […]

Why Our Company Chose EagleView Roof Measurements

By Cam Vacek When we first started Absolute Roofing, we knew that it would be crucial for our business to pick the right roof measurement solution out of the many options available. To narrow down our choices, the factors we considered were: Value Accuracy Insurance Industry Acceptance Turnaround Time Workflow Integration Finding a roof measurement solution […]

Resolving the Construction Labor Shortage, Part 2: Retaining Employees

By Courtney Dobson As contractors struggle with adequately staffing their businesses, they face another serious challenge: retaining workers. Businesses need to find ways to keep new hires and seasoned pros on staff. Here are a few ways that construction businesses can increase their chances of attracting and retaining employees. Be Competitive Why should a candidate choose […]

Weathering Disaster: How to Handle a Busy Storm Season

Contractors know that storm season can be devastating for homeowners. Residential properties are especially susceptible to significant damage when a hurricane, hailstorm, or other major weather event occurs. The 2017 hurricane season, which included Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, caused more than $270 billion in damage in the United States and was the costliest on record. […]

Resolving the Construction Labor Shortage, Part 1: Finding Qualified Workers

By Courtney Dobson It’s no secret that the construction industry is facing an unprecedented shortage of qualified workers. In fact, an NAHB analysis revealed that as of May 2018, unfilled construction jobs numbered 243,000. According to Roofing Contractor’s 2018 State of the Industry Report and Survey, a whopping 93% of commercial roofing contractors and 83% of residential roofing […]

What All Contractors Need to Know About Asbestos Remediation

This week is National Roofing Week, and today’s topic focuses on employee training. One of the biggest areas of training pertains to on-the-job safety. While slips, trips, and falls are the most common hazards that construction workers face on the job, they are not the only ones. When doing work on older homes and buildings, roofing […]