Elevations Blog

Elevations Blog

Taking our online conversation to brand-new heights

Our new Elevations blog is the hot spot to be for posts and articles designed to inform you, entertain you and help you elevate your business. Challenge yourself to interact with industry subject matter experts and leaders in their field from IKO and other companies. They’re here for you and your roofing business so learn to leverage their know-how. Go ahead and dial up the dialog, post your comments and share insights with your fellow contractors. Just one more way to hone your competitive edge.

Monday, August 29th 2016

Selling Your Business with Active Listening Techniques: Business Builders

Active listening is a structured approach to hearing and responding to other people. It requires focused attention and appropriate non-verbal communication. It’s a skill worth learning because it could help you land more business, or even identify better business prospects.

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016

Effective Roof Estimating with EagleView® Aerial Imagery

Through a partnership between IKO and EagleView, IKO ROOFPRO® contractors are eligible for special pricing for a service that makes roof estimating faster and easier. By using this service, contractors will have more time to focus on their businesses and generate more sales.

Wednesday, July 27th 2016

Title 24 & Cool Roofs: What Should Contractors Know?

Mentions of “Title 24” and “cool roofs” are buzzing in the roofing industry and may have you wondering what they are or how they affect your business. IKO’s experts, Don Shaw and Mark Okland, uncover details on IKO Cool Colors, the latest energy standards and how they impact contractors and homeowners alike.

Thursday, July 21st 2016

Roofing Technology Tips from the Pros, Part Two

Technology is changing the way people work, and the same is also true for roofing contractors. Check out these tips from professional contractors on their most used roofing technology and the IKO products that make their jobs easier and more productive.

Wednesday, July 13th 2016

Roofing Technology Tips from the Pros, Part One

Technology is changing the way people work, including roofing contractors and others in the construction trades. Check out these tips from a professional contractor* on their most used roofing technology and the IKO products that make their jobs easier and more productive.

Wednesday, June 29th 2016

Roofing Safely: Who Wants to Be the Next Fall Guy?

No one should ever experience the tragic loss of limb, income or – worst of all – life that can result from a workplace fall. Yet statistics show that injuries and fatalities from highly preventable falls occur every year.

Wednesday, April 6th 2016

Tackle Your Spring Roofing Inspections Like a Pro

Spring has officially arrived. Now is the time for professional contractors to help their clients take charge of their spring roofing inspections.

Monday, March 7th 2016

Top 10 Tips for Professional Development

Whether you’re an experienced roofer or a young professional in any career path, your personal development plan is important. We’ve come up with 10 great tips to help you put your professional development on track:

Tuesday, March 1st 2016

Four Easy Steps to Controlling your Destiny with Referrals

The volume of high-winded storm activity during the past two decades has helped shaped new performance thresholds for building products. Your roofing shingles are the first line of defense for your home. If they come off in high winds, it can have serious consequences.

Wednesday, January 20th 2016

The NEW, updated IKO How-To RoofViewer™ Infographic from IKO Roofing

The new, updated IKO RoofViewer™ Infographic will have you exploring what our entire line of asphalt roofing shingles will look like on your home or roofing project in four steps.

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