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The New Costs Of Doing Business The Old Way

The direct and indirect costs of sales, contracting, billing, and accounting have been long considered inevitable for home services companies. Since everyone has to deal with them, there is a tendency to ignore or underestimate their effect on profit margins. No more.  Early adopters of end-to-end technology systems see many “old” costs decline or disappear

2018-05-07

Enhance the Selling Experience with Leap’s New Resource Library

  Are you having trouble keeping your brochures and other product resources up to date in your resource library within Leap? If so, we have the perfect solution for you. Last month, we launched a new Resource Library within the Resources section of the Leap Dashboard. Leap has preloaded 50+ brochures from windows, roofing and

2018-04-12

6 Must-Have Apps That Wow Today’s Remodeling Customer

According to a recent survey by Verizon Telematics, 79% of home remodeling customers expect service professionals to be tech-savvy, and two out of three consumers won’t hire them for a second job if they’re not. “Tech” in this context covers a lot of ground, but the trend is clear: customers report greater satisfaction with contractors

2018-04-12

A Guide to Choosing Software for Home Improvement Companies

  By Steve Stencil, CTO and Co-Founder of Leap Choosing the right software to run your business can be daunting. There are too many vendors using the same terms and making the same claims to improve performance and grow business. There are also many different types of software to address various operational functions, such as

2018-02-28

5 ways your competitors are using technology to stay ahead

By Steven Stencil, CTO of Leap The use of technology to engage customers has grown dramatically in the home services and remodeling industries.  By now, your business probably has a website that allows homeowners to view pictures of completed projects and contact you for an estimate. You may even have a Facebook page or a

2018-01-16

Case Study: LeafGuard of Indiana

When John Chambers, President of LeafGuard of Indiana, first heard about Leap’s digital in-home sales app, he thought it was “too good to be true.” A premier seller of one-piece gutter systems with a built-in hood that deflects leaves, pine needles, dirt, debris and more, John’s salesmen were estimating costs longhand on a price estimation form

2018-01-09

Leap is in the January edition of Kitchen & Bath Design News!

We are proud to be featured in the What’s App section of Kitchen & Bath Design News, a magazine that’s circulated to over 45,000 designers, dealers, distributors and fabricators nationwide.  The article highlights how our app digitizes the entire in-home sales process for the benefit of home services and remodeling companies. Check us out on

2018-01-04

Technical.ly Baltimore features Leap’s CTO, Steve Stencil

Steve Stencil started using a spreadsheet to compile lots of different information, but he knew there should be a better way. While working in sales for home improvement jobs, Stencil had to carry a lot of paper to a home when getting together a price. He wanted a digital way to take paper-based price guides and

2017-11-28

Leap digital estimating and contracting app featured in The Daily Record

The Daily Record, Maryland’s trusted source for business, legal and government news, featured an article about Leap.  The article details how our app digitizes the in-home sales process for companies in the home services industry to help eliminate inefficiencies of handwritten paper contracts, inaccurate estimates and credit application errors. The article also addresses how Leap’s

2017-11-15