HOVER Blog

Exterior Contractors

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
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
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
When planning a home improvement project that requires a professional contractor, most homeowners have a lot of questions. The hiring process can be confus [...]
11/13/2017
We had the pleasure to connect with one of HOVER’s early adopters, Wesley Newton. A former business development manager at James Hardie, Wesley now co-ow [...]
11/7/2017
Every contractor knows the frustration–usually counted in dollars–that inaccurate measurements can cause when estimating and completing a roof project. [...]
10/31/2017
We had the pleasure to speak with Greg McNulty, Residential Sales Manager at Bachman’s Roofing, Building & Remodeling, one of the largest roofing com [...]
10/17/2017
There’s no denying that the construction industry is still male-dominated. So, when we heard that Anne Benson is running operations at Benson Property, w [...]
9/20/2017
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
Solar power continues to become an increasingly popular and reliable form of renewable energy. The development of this new technology has made converting t [...]
9/11/2017
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
How Greiman Construction Services doubled their revenue within one year. We had the pleasure of talking with Dan May, Operations Manager at Greiman Constru [...]
8/28/2017
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
We recently connected with R.J. Young, Production Manager at Neighborhood Restoration Company (NRC), a residential and commercial exterior contractor which [...]
5/24/2017
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
We recently spoke with Jim Hund, President at Vanguard Home Designs, a home improvement contractor based in Manhattan, Kansas and a HOVER user since June 2 [...]
New features allow exterior contractors, insurance carriers and adjusters to be fully prepared with accurate measurements and to provide remote estimates. [...]
4/18/2017
We believe that the best route to improvement is through addressing customers’ ongoing challenges. Currently contractors, insurance carriers and adjuster [...]
4/18/2017
Canvassing brings in a substantial amount of leads for many contractors. However, if you’re a contractor who works with a team in the field, you know how [...]
4/18/2017
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
We recently completed a case study with Chattanooga Exteriors, a leading exterior home improvement contractor in Tennessee. By adopting James Hardie Contra [...]
4/3/2015