High-Tech Roofing Startup Raises $3M

A Silicon Valley startup aims to disrupt roofing, and has raised money to do just that. Roofr, which aims to disintermediate  roofing through aerial photography and algorithms, has graduated the Y Combinator startup accelerator in California and raised $3 million in a...

Avoid Roofing Scammers

As in any other field, there are bad actors when it comes to roofing. That’s why you should approach roofing with proper caution, choose a reputable contractor, and be aware. Here are some common roofing scams. Inadequate work Some roofing contractors do less...

Solar And Wind Energy Are Booming

Solar installers and wind turbine technicians are in high demand as the appetite for renewable energy grows. According to Clean Technica, those two occupations are about as hot as it gets. The site reports: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the fastest...

Roofing Giant Adds Solar To Its Mix

Do you want solar power with that new roof? The world’s largest roofing company thinks an awful lot of homeowners will answer yes to that question. Standard Industry has launched GAF Energy aimed at driving adoption of rooftop solar throughout the U.S. ...

How To Find The Right Roofer

Finding the right roofer can bring peace of mind, while failing to do so can leave you out a lot of money and dealing with endless trouble. So it’s very important to know and follow best practices when choosing a roofer. These tips can help. Get recommendations...

Could Drones Revolutionize Roofing?

A roofing revolution could be on the way, thanks to drones, and a North Carolina company hopes to kick off the changes. The Daily Herald of the Roanoke Valley in North Carolina reports that Loveland Innovations in Pleasant Grove, N.C. is behind major innovation in...