HOVER Blog

Exterior Contractors

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
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
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
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
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
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 [...]
Build a strong relationship with your client and not only will they be happy to work with you again in the future, they’ll even rave about you to others [...]
12/4/2017
Every contractor knows the frustration–usually counted in dollars–that inaccurate measurements can cause when estimating and completing a roof project. [...]
10/31/2017
Thomas Basch, National Account Manager at HOVER, recently hosted a webinar in which he shared his insider tips on how contractors can differentiate themsel [...]
9/14/2017
According to the latest report from the Center for Construction Research and Training, the number of fatalities in the construction industry caused by “ [...]
8/31/2017
A question we frequently hear is: “What can you do that your competitors can’t?” By competitors, our customers are generally referring to [...]
8/23/2017
The construction industry is on the brink of a labor shortage crisis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the labor workforce is aging [...]
7/20/2017
Our team here at HOVER is dedicated to advancing the construction industry through cutting edge technology. To help facilitate that cause, we employ indivi [...]
6/22/2017
Close to 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites on any given day across the country. Startlingly, the average rate of fatal in [...]
6/20/2017
Our employees are what truly make HOVER a dynamic and innovative place to work. We have a team of amazing people with a variety of backgrounds and personal [...]
6/19/2017
As an exterior contractor you are dealing with a workforce who is almost constantly in motion. Also, you are likely more effective when in the field and on [...]
5/16/2017
Waste can come in many forms. It can be physical detritus, time and energy, unnecessary expenditures, or lost profits. In the world of exterior contracting [...]
4/12/2017
There is more to being an exterior contractor than just manual labor. Before you even get to the work of installing a new roof, replacing siding, or upgrad [...]
4/3/2017
HOVER is transforming the daily workflow for thousands of home improvement and insurance professionals, from sales reps and insurance claims adjusters to i [...]
11/14/2016
If your approach to estimating jobs and communicating with potential customers is typically a tangled, unorganized, mess, listen up. For contractors in the [...]
12/4/2015
An Industry Unchanged in 30 Years A ballpoint pen freezing in the cold winter air. A project manager wasting valuable time driving 45 minutes to and from a [...]
4/2/2015