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A summary from webinar 2 of our 3-part series. Originally presented on May 13, 2020, Adrian Calabrese and Clayton Pisani from HOVER discussed how leading c [...]
5/14/2020
A summary of our Fireside Chat Webinar from April 22, 2020 with executives from Endeavor Exteriors and Homefix Custom Remodeling. They discussed how they a [...]
4/23/2020
Just as 9/11 forever changed air travel, COVID-19 may forever change claims adjusting. Similarily, policyholder expectations will likely increase the deman [...]
4/2/2020
Almost overnight, social distancing has become the new normal. Despite this, homeowners will need roofs repaired, siding and windows replaced, and homeowne [...]
3/25/2020
We are in uncertain times and we are all grappling with a fluid situation.  HOVER is open for business and we do not expect any disruption in our service [...]
3/16/2020
HOVER engaged Haag Engineering to conduct an independent study to determine the accuracy of roof measurements obtained using the HOVER mobile app along wit [...]
3/12/2020
Summer is the perfect time to beautify your home with lush landscaping and colorful blooms. This season, liven up your property and give it some warmth, pe [...]
8/29/2019
Wood is a timeless material and a popular exterior siding choice. But it also has a downside, which is that it requires regular maintenance and repair. Whi [...]
8/21/2019
From a coat or two of paint to a full-scale renovation project, we have plenty of exterior home makeover ideas to freshen up your home this season. Whether [...]
8/21/2019
It’s time to give your house exterior a fresh new look and paint color, but what exactly will that cost you? There’s a short and long answer to that. H [...]
7/11/2019
Time to get a new roof? Then you may have noticed that there seem to be hundreds of different types of roof shingles to choose from! That’s a good thing: [...]
7/10/2019
Remember that cool hideout you had as a kid? Maybe it was a blanket fort, a treehouse, or a closet that doubled as a secret hiding spot. In any case, it wa [...]
7/8/2019
The right exterior paint color can bring out your home’s best features and make an otherwise average house stand out as one that’s beautiful and unique [...]
6/29/2019
HOVER’s 3D technology allows adjusters to efficiently process more claims after a disaster so policyholders can get paid faster SAN FRANCISCO, CA – [...]
6/25/2019
At HOVER, we help you work faster and smarter. That’s why HOVER partners with industry service providers that help you streamline your workflow. By conne [...]
6/7/2019
3D technology will provide a collaborative experience for insurance carriers and their customers. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 2, 2019 – U.S. Adjus [...]
Ever since our founding in 2011, HOVER has felt like a very different kind of company. Yes, the technology we’re working on is an important part of that. [...]
5/29/2019
There are many different styles of houses across the United States, from the colonial architecture that first flourished in New England to the colorful Vic [...]
5/23/2019
It doesn’t take much to take your home’s curb appeal to the next level. Most of the time, a sunny weekend is all you’ll need for updates that can tra [...]
5/23/2019
If you’re thinking of doing a home improvement project, then you’re probably also running the numbers and wondering: are these home improvements tax de [...]
5/23/2019
Time for a big home improvement project? Whether it’s an upgraded kitchen, new exterior siding or an outdoor deck, once you get excited about a new home [...]
5/23/2019
Whether it’s roofing or full remodels, competition between home improvement contractors is at an all-time high. In this reputation-based industry, deals [...]
4/25/2019
“The thing I love the most about Design Pro is being able to show the homeowner exactly what I’m going to be able to do,” says Joshua Brown, [...]
4/10/2019
Winter is one of the slowest times of the year for construction businesses. A combination of icy weather conditions, fewer daylight hours, and an increase [...]
3/5/2019
If you’re ready to grow your home improvement business, congratulations: it means that you’ve done plenty of things right along the way. But as you get [...]
3/5/2019
Time to put your home up for sale? Show it off with exterior improvements that will impress potential buyers and increase its market value. Enhancing your [...]
2/25/2019
Breakthrough interactive design experience combines the best in advanced computer vision and rendering technology to help homeowners visualize exterior hom [...]
A home improvement or repair project is often burdensome and stressful for homeowners, and the headaches start long before a qualified contractor even pick [...]
The property insurance industry is at the edge of an era of innovation, and we’re just starting to see the beginnings of it–with more to come in 2019. [...]
1/23/2019
Americans are spending more on home renovation and external home remodeling. As noted by a recent Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies repor [...]
1/11/2019
If you’re an insurance agent or broker, you face new threats to your business daily: right now, the shift towards online and direct insurance sales is in [...]
12/8/2018
We’re proud to announce that HOVER is now fully integrated with Symbility. That means Symbility customers can access HOVER’s settlement-ready data pack [...]
11/27/2018
You need more leads, and they need to be good: so how do you market to and attract just the right customers, without scattering your energy (and your marke [...]
11/20/2018
HOVER is helping property insurance carriers transform the customer experience, break down organizational silos, and streamline the way they work. Along wi [...]
11/2/2018
If you’re a home improvement contractor who wants to grow your business, you’ll have to be just as good at sales as you are at siding, roofing or insta [...]
10/30/2018
One of the most exciting things about a brand new build or remodel are all the options you get to choose from as you design the perfect home. It’s also n [...]
10/23/2018
HOVER is changing the way insurance carriers do business, and the possibilities we’re creating are about so much more than cost savings. This is about br [...]
9/13/2018
By the numbers, home ownership has risen over the past ten years after a considerable plunge in 2008/2009. 5.1 million homes were sold in 2017 and that num [...]
8/14/2018
According to the US Census, home ownership plummeted following the financial crisis of the mid-aughts. However, significant improvements in the job market [...]
8/14/2018
Windows are an integral part of the aesthetics and function of a home. Understanding the classic, contemporary and modern options as well as how it impacts [...]
7/31/2018
Endeavor Exteriors is a forward-thinking exterior restoration contractor serving the Denver area. Similar to HOVER, the company is built around the mission [...]
6/25/2018
The past ten years have been remarkable due to the evolution of technologies. We have seen rapid changes in the ways we buy and sell across the board, from [...]
6/14/2018
The property insurance industry is as competitive as it’s ever been in this country, thanks in large part to the wide range of options homeowners have wh [...]
6/11/2018
Before you can start thinking about closing a homeowner’s business, you first need to create awareness around your offering, generate interest, and pinpo [...]
6/6/2018
Beldon is a reputable contractor based in San Antonio, Texas, with branches in 13 major American markets including Chicago, Portland, and Seattle, among ot [...]
5/25/2018
It’s absolutely incredible to consider that the ubiquitous smartphone is, in reality, a technology that’s only about twenty years old. In those two dec [...]
5/9/2018
Terry Satterthwaite, Inspections Manager at Rapid Roofing, recently reached out to the HOVER team to thank us for creating our platform. We love to share o [...]
4/25/2018
When we bumped into Joe Dolan, Controller at Russell Roofing & Exteriors, at the International Roofing Expo in New Orleans, he invited us to speak with [...]
4/18/2018
From the beginnings of human ingenuity, we’ve sought shelter from the elements. As soon as our ancestors ventured out from the refuge of caves and other [...]
3/26/2018
HOVER Now provides a roof square estimate within minutes, allowing contractors to create a quote while still on site with a homeowner. SAN FRANCISCO, CA [...]
2/21/2018
For contractors to be successful, it is key that they consistently deliver outstanding work. But it doesn’t stop there – it’s the contractors who can [...]
2/21/2018
More than just a protective barrier, home siding can make your home aesthetically appealing. Whether you are building a new home or upgrading an existing r [...]
2/14/2018
There’s no way around it. No matter what you do – listening to the radio, watching television, riding to work or reading your emails – you will run i [...]
2/12/2018
Construction business slows down during the winter season, but that doesn’t mean you have to go into hibernation. In this blog post, we’ll share how yo [...]
HOVER turns smartphone photos into an accurate 3D model of your home SAN FRANCISCO, January 29, 2018 — HOVER, the platform that generates accurate, i [...]
1/29/2018
HOVER has been providing customizable 3D models and accurate exterior measurements for single-family residential properties since 2015. As word of our serv [...]
12/19/2017