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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 […]

June 2019: Wild Rides at Six Flags

From the millions of EagleView’s images captured each year, we select 12 favorites to display in an eye-catching wall calendar. The 2019 calendar showcases just a few of the many highlights of the 2017-18 image season. Packed with famous landmarks and breathtaking landscapes, the 2019 EagleView calendar illustrates the spectacular sights found throughout North America. Wild Rides […]

What Is an Imagery Consortium, and How Can Your Government Agency Create One?

This May, EagleView brought nearly 100 imagery users together at our user group in Los Angeles. Attendees received training on EagleView imagery products and integrations, and officials from all over the county shared use cases and successes related to the use of EagleView’s imagery and derived products. Stories in user presentations ranged from environmental research […]

Think Outside the Roof: How to Add Siding Replacement to Your Business

You show up to quote a new roof for a homeowner. Then you notice that the siding is nearing the end of its life. What do you do? As the owner of a roofing company, you might think it’s impossible to expand your business to include other services, such as siding replacement, solar contracting, or […]

A Simple Step-By-Step Process to Increase Your Job Profits

EagleView asked Dave Sullivan of The Roofer Show to give contractors advice on how they can better manage their businesses. Dave recommends this seven-step process to decrease slippage and increase job profits. There are two ways to make more profit on your roofing jobs: Sell those jobs for more money or get them done for […]

EagleView Recruits Seasoned Tech Leader to Drive Corporate Growth as Chief Revenue Officer

Callan Carpenter joins the ranks of top executives at Seattle-based computer vision company Bellevue, WA (May 06, 2019) – EagleView®, a technology leader providing data analytics derived from aerial imagery and computer vision, welcomes Callan Carpenter to the executive team as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In his role, Carpenter will lead EagleView’s global […]

How to Develop a Successful On-the-Job Safety Program for Your Roofing Business

From May 6–10, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is hosting its annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. This voluntary event encourages employers, particularly those in the construction industry, to talk to employees about workplace hazards and develop strong on-the-job safety programs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction deaths make up […]

May 2019: Bristow Butterfly Garden

From the millions of Pictometry® images captured each year, EagleView selects 12 favorites to display in an eye-catching wall calendar. The 2019 calendar showcases just a few of the many highlights of the 2017-18 image season. Packed with famous landmarks and breathtaking landscapes, the 2019 EagleView calendar illustrates the spectacular sights found throughout North America. Bristow Butterfly Garden and Butterfly […]

How to Grow Your Construction Business Through Referrals

Acquiring new prospects through word of mouth may be the oldest marketing trick in the book. So why are some construction business owners afraid to ask their customers for referrals? Nielsen research has found that consumers “are four times more likely to buy when referred by a friend to a particular business.” That especially holds […]

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