Smarter roofing

Implementing basic, smart strategies will help you achieve professional success


As a professional roofing contractor, your decisions affect not only your business's bottom line but also your employees' safety. The following roofing tips and strategies will help you create and maintain safer job sites while preventing accidents; harness technology to streamline estimates and approvals; protect yourself from liability and unnecessary expenses; and turn satisfied customers into referral streams.

Part one: pre-installation

Watch the weather

Prepping for success starts with the weather. When planning a job, checking the weather is as important as making sure the truck is stocked with appropriate supplies. Disregarding the weather can lead to job delays and injuries. But with some planning, contractors can manage anything Mother Nature throws their way.