Challenges Facing Construction Subcontractors
Published 2019-05-29 07:01:00
Despite having weathered the storm during the Great Recession, the construction industry is still facing challenges. The good thing is we're moving forward as an industry.
Navigating the Construction Industry in 2019
Published 2019-05-29 06:56:00
As the construction industry meets the needs of our changing society, it's essential that we not only work together but that we support each other in a manner that helps our whole industry move forward. Here are a few ways we can improve our industry and help all of us find success.
Ways to Bid with Confidence
Published 2019-05-29 06:44:00
Construction professionals, more often or not, approach project bidding by offering the lowest possible cost for the job needing to be completed. In recent years, the bidding process has become more involved with multilayered projects and projects with multiple variables. This can leave contractors frustrated as they try to position themselves to win construction bids in such a competitive market.
Small Construction Company Challenges and Pain Points
Published 2019-05-29 06:43:00
Being a contractor sometimes makes you feel like you are stuck between a rock and a hard place. You are continually managing expectations, and you have to make it all OK. Oh, and on top of that, stay in business and make a little profit.
6 Reasons Why Construction Project Managers Need Scope Technologies
Published 2019-05-28 09:52:00
We've seen the use of technology growing in all aspects of modern life, so it comes as no surprise that project management tools are one of the hottest things to assist PM’s in many areas of their day-to-day work.
Three Way To Supercharge Your Constuction Business Now
Published 2019-05-22 14:49:00
The weather is warming up and the busy construction season is about to begin. Like many in the industry, you may have plans and projects piled on your desk, a phone ringing off the hook, and a team that is hanging over your desk waiting to get started. After the slow Winter and Spring season, it can be difficult to get back on track.
The Daunting Task of Introducing Technology (and How Your Team Can Conquer It)
Published 2019-05-22 14:44:00
Never hand your team new technology and expect them to just "figure it out." People come to your team with varying levels of technological know-how. Have a point person that understands how to use the software and encourage everyone else to ask questions, and learn at their own rate. Also let them know that mistakes happen and as you're all learning, that's okay.
Life is a Series of Measurements
Published 2019-05-22 00:00:00
Our life is a series of measurements. Our ability to learn and retain knowledge is measured in school. We measure the amount of medication we take, how much our kids have grown and how much we've advanced in our career since we started. Accurate measurements are also crucial when getting off on the right foot with projects. Not only will proper measurements help you get your numbers down, but they will also assist with timing, planning, and know just how many people you'll need. Measuring is a way of life.
6 Closing Statements To Seal The Deal
Published 2017-09-14 03:41:00
A surefire way to improve your sales technique is to focus on your closing statements - using the right words is an easy way to positively impact the final decision. The final few sentences you use at the end of a sale are key to turning a prospect into a client. Using a strong closing statement is the most important part of sales. Practice different closing statements to find the one that feels authentic to your business and sales style.
How One Contractor Saves 32 Hours a Month with RoofScope® and ProDocs
Published 2017-09-05 06:02:00
Leveling Up Your Business with RoofScope’s ProDocs. How contractors are using RoofScope and ProDocs, the end-to-end solution that is saving one contractor 32 hours a month -- that’s nearly a full work week!
Now Hiring: Inside Sales Representative
Published 2016-12-02 12:07:00
Roofscope Technologies, located in Denver's, is looking for Inside Sales Representatives for our Home Improvement clients to join our state of the art call center and help support our continued growth.
The House vs. The Hurricane [INFOGRAPHIC]
Published 2016-10-07 12:01:00
Hurricanes cause billions of dollars in damage and take many lives every year. This infographic shows how damaging a hurricane can be to your home, and shares the top four key building components that can make or break your home during a hurricane.
‘Do It Yourself’ Has its Limits
Published 2016-02-17 08:09:23
BlueprintScope is celebrating two years of success in the world of Construction Blueprint Takeoff Reports. While some Construction Estimating Services are just beginning to provide material takeoff reports using blueprints, Scope Technologies, Inc. has been doing this since early 2014.
Scope Technologies® Brings a Game Changer to the Estimating Party
Published 2016-02-09 16:21:33
ProDocs™ is the new tool from Scope Technologies that makes generating estimates easier for the Contractor. With a few clicks, users can see their Scope measurement reports converted into an estimate, ready to hand off to their clients, making sales calls more professional, accurate and easier for their clients to understand.
Scope Technologies Plans to Change the Way You Do Business
Published 2016-01-15 09:35:19
After successful Beta testing, Scope Technologies is proud to deliver ProDocs™, a multi-functional tool, unprecedented in the industry. ProDocs was developed with the smart contractor in mind, to save you time on generating your estimates from any one of our Scope measurement reports.
How Paper Can Make a Mess of a Job Site
Published 2015-08-26 14:02:00
It’s safe to say that most contracts are favorable most to the writer of the contract. AIA construction contracts, for instance, tend to favor the owner; in public works projects, supplemental conditions are thrown in on top with things like liquidated damages and other caveats and indemnification that works to the advantage of the public – public money is often considered a ‘privilege’ and contractors are ‘lucky’ to be awarded these projects in the first place.
El Nino Warms the US Construction Market
Published 2015-08-19 07:43:00
The weather phenomenon is characterized by warming oceans (which sounds great on the surface), changes in the jet stream, and a whole assortment of other scientific stuff but, essentially, it results in some pretty dangerous weather all over earth.
Save by Ordering BlueprintScope Reports
Published 2015-01-19 08:35:00
BlueprintScope was developed to help architectural firms, engineering firms and new build project managers streamline the planning process and cut costs. So how much can you save by using BlueprintScope? We’ve created a simple ROI calculator to help you find out how much you could save by ordering BlueprintScopes versus employing a drafter.
BlueprintScope: Quicker Estimating for New Builds
Published 2015-01-15 15:06:00
BlueprintScope streamlines the estimating process by quickly converting blueprint files into digital and editable takeoffs. This new tool is guaranteed to save builders, architects, engineers, contractors and subcontractors time and money by speeding up planning and estimating.
Safety Tips for Decorating Your Roof this Holiday
Published 2014-12-03 08:05:00
Let’s avoid a holiday disaster! Decorating for the holidays can be a fun tradition, but some exterior decorating, especially with electrical décor, can present a few hazards. Follow these tips or share these tips with your customers for safe holiday decorating.
Top 5 Contractor Benefits of ProScope
Published 2014-09-16 09:01:00
ProScope will revolutionize the home inspection process, saving contractors, adjusters and home inspectors time and money. How else will ProScope benefit your business?
So You Do More Than Roofing? We’ve Got You Covered
Published 2014-09-02 14:31:00
Are you one of the many contractors who provides more than roofing services? Do you install insulation in the winter? Do you offer gutter installation services in the offseason? Streamline your business with reliable assessment and measurement reports for all the services you offer.
New Product to Save Siding Contractors Time, Money and Manpower
Published 2014-08-12 09:18:00
Scope Technologies has launchedSidingScope®! Using advanced photo technology, SidingScope® provides accurate and affordable measurement reports to siding contractors, home contractors, roofing contractors or any other party that specializes in siding repair, siding installation or siding inspections. These comprehensive reports will save contractors time, money and manpower.
Our Unique Quality Control System for Unbeatable Reliability
Published 2014-08-05 10:02:00
At Scope Technologies, accuracy is our top priority when it comes to drafting your reports. So how do we make sure you’re getting completely accurate reports with unbeatable reliability?
The Ultimate Time-Saver for Comprehensive Contractors
Published 2014-07-29 14:24:00
Do you provide more services in addition to roofing? Get comprehensive measurement reports for all parts of a home or building with our newest products!
Never be Mistaken for a Pop-Up Roofing Contractor
Published 2014-04-28 09:07:00
Hail season presents the perfect opportunity for scamming pop-up roofing companies to target vulnerable homeowners. RoofScope® reports are your ticket to showing instant credibility to apprehensive homeowners.
New Websites with Easy Navigation and Optimal Functionality
Published 2014-03-25 14:36:00
Scope Technologies is pleased to announce the launch of RoofScope’s redesigned website. The new site features a modern look and strategically organized navigation for a seamless user experience. Another key improvement to the site is the incorporation of Scope Technologies’ newest products.
Roofing, Siding, Insulation, Gutter Measurements?
There’s an App for That.
Published 2014-01-28 08:28:00
Have you been manually measuring customers’ homes or buildings? Are you hand-drafting reports? Have you caught yourself making errors in your estimates or material orders for roofing, siding, or window or gutter replacement jobs? Ever wish someone could do the work for you? Scope Technologies, parent company to RoofScope, is preparing to launch ProScope, the first app of its kind that uses unparalleled technology to compile incomparably accurate measurements and conditions of a structure into reports for you.