Marketing to the Trades

What is the best way to reach tradesmen so that they will use the tools, building materials, or services you offer? It’s a question that is often asked within our industry and the answer is comprised of numerous components. We’re going to cover the most important dos and don’ts so you can effectively market to…

Steel: More Than a Commodity

Did you know there are thousands of different grades of steel? A steel’s grade describes the amount of carbon it contains, what alloying elements it contains, and the way it has been processed. At its simplest, steel is a combination of iron and carbon, key elements of the manufacturing process affect the finished material’s weight, strength,…

Roof & Siding Repairs: When to Call a Professional

Most homeowners have a running list of repair and improvement projects. A savvy homeowner may feel comfortable taking on some of these tasks themselves. A homeowner who lacks tools, time, or DIY experience may have a professional handyman on call to tackle general home repair and improvement projects. A handyman is someone who qualified, experienced,…

The 8126 Renovator Tall Demo Eater

Large Demo Eater. Our classic 6126 design, with a 90 degree footplate for more power. This tool is a great bet for contractors, crews, and distributors alike. Here’s a quick list of specs and features that make the 8126 Renovator Tall Demo Eater one of the best roofing tear off tools on the market. 53″-54″…

Roofers are Turning to Technology

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, roofing contractors were forced to turn to technology to keep their livelihoods afloat and keep employees working. Roofers had 2 major pain points – Customer retention & acquisition and ensuring the safety of their employees. On the customer front, companies needed to maintain relationships with existing customers, and more so,…

Managing Your Team Through Difficult Times

Being a team leader can be both rewarding and challenging, even for the most experienced managers. Dealing with schedules, conflicts and each employee’s personal situation can make the job feel tough. However, there are also some amazing things that come along with people managing like being able to positively influence people, give recognition for hard…