How to write an Xactimate estimate and Sketch (including O&P) – Part 4 – on a State Farm insurance restoration job, by Chad Michael, The Practitioner. Lots of strategies and tactics discussed in this edition of “How I Write Estimates –...
Part 1 of 5 from the “How To Build A Proper Damage Estimate” in the IESCertified training course (click to enroll). Premieres in 15 minutes. An introduction to Xactimate and sketch. I am not an official Xactware trainer. I am merely sharing my methods and...
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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 insurance restoration process, about Xactimate and helping them anticipate what to […]
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 roofing jobs. Xactimate pays quite a bit when estimating and installing correctly. In this episode, we will cover it all. Let's get it! -Chad Michael #ThePractitioner
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 manually correct these line items in Xactimate after consuming […]
In this episode we address questions from the community with our guest, Brian Macdonald. Questions include: "When should I send the Xactimate estimate to the insurance company?" "What do I do when the insurance adjuster says that the roof isn't covered because of 'blistering'?" and more! Brian Macdonald is an independent expert damage consultant and […]
Mitigation, Contents and Reconstruction. This 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 categories.