Product Focus: Roofing Software
Roof Inspection App • Dataforma
Dataforma’s 3.0 Mobile App can not only handle routine service tasks such as communicating in real time with the field and capturing labor hours and materials, but it now has simplified the roof inspection process altogether. Simply create a roof inspection work order, open it via a mobile device and follow the customized steps for roof inspections that can be emailed directly from the roof. For more information, visit www.dataforma.com.
Estimating, Quoting And Visual Imaging Software • Exact Roofing
Exact Roofing provides a faster, more accurate quote that includes a dimensioned 2D drawing plus a 3D drawing. These drawings add to the professionalism of the quote and confirm exactly what has been quoted. The Visual Imager Module turns the quote into a marketing tool by showing a photo realistic view of the products quoted on the roof. For more information, visit www.exactroofing.com.
Residential Roof Report Software • Eagleview Technology
EagleView Technologies’ patented processes and technology power the new QuickSquares™ Reports, which provide the approximate square footage and predominant pitch of a residential roof and up to one detached structure in about an hour and include a custom cover, allowing contractors to deliver project estimates faster. The QuickSquares technology lets contractors upgrade to a PremiumReport after winning the bid to receive precise measurements for material ordering and production planning. For more information, visit www.eagleview.com/quicksquares.
Home Remodel App • GAF
GAF’s Virtual Home Remodeler is an application available to GAF factory-certified contractors. This app allows contractors to take a photo of their prospect’s house and quickly and accurately map the roof with just a tap of the screen. The homeowner can then select and apply any GAF shingle offered in their area to their home with a single touch, helping GAF contractors easily demonstrate the beauty of GAF shingles while answering homeowners’ questions. For more information, visit www.gaf.com.
Estimating And Invoicing Software • Joist
Joist is a tool that allows contractors to estimate, invoice, record, make payments and manage projects from anywhere. Create professional estimates on the jobsite fast and win more jobs. Joist is free to download and free to use, and is available for iPhone, iPad, Android and the Web. For more information, visit www.joistapp.com.
Sales And Presentation Software • iRoofing
iRoofing is a mobile software platform created and designed for roofing contractors to improve their presentation and sales capabilities. Users can easily create the best presentation for their customers and increase their closing percentage, and always access to the most current catalogs, brochures and literature. Users can differentiate themselves from competitors by taking actual photos of a house and visualizing a roof with selected products for demonstration. For more information, visit www.iroofing.org.
GPS And Timekeeping App • Labor Sync
Labor Sync’s timekeeping GPS app for Android and IOS devices uses activity from mobile devices to creates real-time reports. The app allows users to: know employees’ locations while on the clock; substantiate payroll remote operations; streamline payroll; reduce labor costs; simplify job costing, invoicing; dispatch effectively; increase safety; and boost production. The cost is $10 a month per employee. For more information, visit www.laborsync.com.
Fleet Management Software • Nextraq
The NexTraq Fleet Tracking System is a cloud-based, comprehensive fleet tracking solution with a number of features that increase productivity, reduce costs, and simplify fleet and business operations. NexTraq Fleet Dispatch™ is a powerful tool that allows users to easily schedule jobs, dispatch them to their vehicles, and send messages to and from their workers in the field, including a drag-and-drop Job Schedule Board. For more information, visit www.nextraq.com.
Roof Color App • Owens Corning
Owens Corning™ Roofing has launched a free app on Apple and Android devices to help contractors and homeowners select the ideal roof designs. The new Roofing Color Compass® Quiz is a fun, quick personality quiz that helps homeowners pick the right Owens Corning TruDefinition® Duration® Designer Colors Collection shingle. It’s available on tablets only. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com.
Estimation And Business Management Software • RooferPro
RooferPro software customizes users’ accounts with their labor and supplier pricing, allowing them to enter measures and create proposals onsite. Tracking is instantly shared with staff by email through proposal, installation, invoicing and payments. These online solutions are designed by roofing contractors for roofing contractors (residential and commercial), and can include gutters, siding, solar, skylights and other services. For a free demo, call 425-503-4298. For more information, visit www.rooferpro.com.
Residential Contractor App • Tamko
The TAMKO Pro App for iPad helps demonstrate the advantages of hiring and working with TAMKO Pro Certified Contractors. Features of the app include: highlights of the benefits of TAMKO’s Mastercraft Limited Warranty Enhancement; the ability to upload custom project photos to display during presentation; and a Field Notes section that allows you to take photos during an inspection, and email the photos and notes directly to the customer. For more information, visit www.tamko.com.
Roof Asset Management Software • Tecta America
TectaTracker is the total roof asset management system designed by Tecta America to meet the needs of today’s sophisticated facilities managers. This proprietary software tool empowers users to take control of their roofing assets and optimize their roofing portfolio. All information, including roof history and inspection photos, is uploaded by trained Tecta America technicians, providing users with a real-time snapshot of the current and future conditions of their roofing portfolio. For more information, visit www.tectatracker.com.