Is your customer on your team? Are you on the same page? Signing a new customer to a roofing sales (or insurance restoration sales) contract is a serious commitment, and one that should be taken seriously. Properly preparing and educating your customer about the...
How much does Xactimate pay for roofing tarping? The Practitioner Podcast – Episode 04. Property owners have the obligation of immediately mitigating damages. Tarping a roof 100% can be a great profit generator for roofing contractors, and can help win more...
Welcome to another episode of The Practitioner Podcast! Xactimate pays significantly less and is not correct in many of its default trade settings in estimates for: RFG vs DMO, INS vs DMO, DRY vs DMO and much more. Xactimate trade differences pay less. Knowing how to...
New Podcast Series: “The Practitioner” | Mitigation, Contents and Reconstruction. Our first episode takes a deep dive into the three phases of the insurance restoration industry. There are many professionals in the industry who specialize in these various...
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I took a client call yesterday and thought I'd share the content, as we covered so many valuable subjects through the course of an hour, such as how to get overhead and profit approved, overcoming insurance engineer denials on commercial roofing systems, the insurance claim supplement process. Please let me know what your thoughts are […]
Advice on how to obtain and sign commercial roofing insurance jobs and other commercial insurance restoration jobs. Tips on getting roofs approved for replacement that were previously only approved by the insurance adjuster for repair only. Strategies on using building codes effectively and advice for damage inspections. Recorded in Philadelphia, PA on the "100 Towns […]
Winning arguments and rebuttals for debating with insurance adjusters. In this episode I cover lots of strategies and tactics for roofing contractors and insurance restoration contractors, such as: how to get waste factors, starter, ridge caps and flashing Xactimate line items approved in your insurance claims; getting overhead and profit approved on roofing claims with […]
In this episode I cover Xactimate tips, handling insurance adjusters, building codes, when to send your Xactimate damage estimate to the insurance company, who to send it to, the order of your insurance restoration process and much more. This was recorded as a part of the 100 Towns Tour earlier this year on February 12, […]
The three phases of the Insurance Restoration Industry broken down into mitigation, contents and reconstruction. This is important for all insurance restoration contractors - including roofing contractors - to know and understand. This was recorded at the end of last year - November 21, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas during the 100 Towns Tour - […]
I was recently hired by a homeowner in the Los Angeles, California area to help him with the construction repair estimating process for a fire damage claim with State Farm Insurance. He is acting as his own general contractor, which adds a unique dimension to our consulting relationship. In this capacity, I am nothing more […]
The Supplement Process for Insurance Restoration Contractors and Roofing Contractors. Invoicing and invoice management process for a large insurance restoration contracting and roofing contracting company.
What can Insurance Restoration Contractors and Roofing Contractors do during this crisis. 5 things a contractor can do to survive and thrive. This thing is real. And we could be at just the very beginning still. Instead of 15 days, it could be many months before this over. It is crucial that we take it […]
Xactimate pricing for insurance repair jobs. Does Xactimate software pay enough money on insurance claims? My short answer is YES, but please allow me to explain. Many roofing contractors and restoration contractors get frustrated with Xactimate estimates because of the overall end price on an estimate. But the main reason why the estimate total is […]
The Code Game... Using building codes to gain higher insurance approvals on roofing and other insurance repair jobs. Learn how to understand certain parts of the International Code Council (ICC) building codes: the International Building Code (IBC), the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) to comply with the local laws […]