Posts Tagged ‘roofing’

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Use YouTube to build confidence

Use YouTube to Build Confidence

Many individual entrepreneurs have told me that customers can be rather uneasy about ordering construction work from them. And this relates to something I've often mentioned in my posts - you need to impress upon your clients that you're someone they can trust, and that the work they order from you will be done on […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Modern Technology Tools

The business world has come a long way from the days when I first started out, working with my uncle. Thanks to new technologies that have really surfaced during the past few years, today’s “smart” roofer has, apart from the usual tools of the trade, a range of technological tools to help the business run […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Starting Out in the Roofing Trade

As a kid, my uncle was a builder/roofer/decorator – well, anything really… So at weekends and school holidays I would generally spend my time working for Uncle Tony - clearing up, carrying bricks, block and slates or tiles. It was hard work, but I enjoyed it (mostly). When I left school, I carried on with […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Additional Work: While You’re up There…

You know something? I live on a busy street, and a month ago they dug it up to work on the gas pipes. Then, just last week, someone else dug it up once more, to work on cable laying. The road was only resurfaced last year, so that seems like a major coordination failure, and […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Security

Following on from my piece about Antiheat blinds, I thought I'd mention something about security. For most roof window installations, the probability of someone breaking and entering through the roof is not that great – most self respecting burglars know plenty of easier ways of getting in than by doing a risky climb over the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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InstallingRoofWindowsIsItAnInternalOrAnExternalJob

Installing roof windows – is it an internal or an external job?

Your customer wants you to install a roof window in their house – what’s the best route for the installation? Roofers spend their daily lives on top of the roof, so their inclination is typically to work from the side they are used to. Builders, joiners, loft converters tend to work from the inside, so […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Thank God It’s Monday – Things Every Roofer Must Know – Part 2

Part two of the eternal Roofer wisdom - Things every Roofer must know: It is only once you have climbed back up the ladder and onto the roof, that you will remember why you went down in the first place. Delivery drivers get paid a bonus. The further away from the roof they drop the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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TheHottestWinterInTheRoofingIndustryHasJustStarted

The Hottest Winter In The Roofing Industry Has Just Started

You would think that roofing and snow don’t really get along, and you would be sort of right, but not entirely. The guys from Dakea bring us a bunch of unrivalled promotions to heat up your roofing business in the winter months and get ready for the hot start in the new season! I can’t […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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