Blue Nail, Montville, N.J.
2018 Revenue: $1.7 million
Roofing’s New “It” Thing: Drones are a big step forward in roofing. When they first came out, it was just a cool way to showcase projects. Now there’s automation. Drones can fly and do their own inspections. They can find storm damage and build 3D renderings of homes using real photos. It’s going to ultimately boost safety and efficiency.
Design Trend Watch: We are installing more composite slate and cedar roofs and PVC cedar siding than ever before. It is great for our clients, as it looks real but doesn’t require the maintenance that real slate and cedar do. But you need to know what you’re doing on the install.