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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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 […]
Armando Jacox of the "Roofing It" Podcast has Chad Michael as his guest in Denver, Colorado to share his personal story. Chad also explains what it is that he does in his Insurance Restoration career. This session was recorded on August 21, 2019. High level Insurance Restoration Training and learning. Strategy. Consistency. Diligence. Dedication. And […]
Understanding the ins and outs of recoverable depreciation versus non-recoverable depreciation -as well as how property insurance deductibles are applied- is absolutely critical to the success of an insurance restoration contractor and/or a roofing contractor. Actual Cash Value (ACV) versus Replacement Cost Value. How does this come into play? This podcast will cover multiple strategies […]
Are you struggling with insurance adjusters not approving overhead and profit (O&P) on your insurance jobs? The standards and "unwritten rules" on overhead and profit used to be any three trades or more (the 3 trade rule) would get you overhead and profit. Now insurance adjusters will typically say that the number of trades on […]
What should you do when the insurance adjuster denies roof damage? One broken roof tile? Discontinued? Damaged soft metals? Are they saying that the roof damage is cosmetic damage or mechanical damage? What about when the insurance company sends an engineer who also denies the damage? This is a segment from the #100TownsTour - Insurance […]
Tips, strategies and advice for how to conduct meetings in the field with insurance adjusters. The roofing contractor or insurance restoration has a contractual obligation to perform all repairs that are prescribed by the insurance claim? So, what should you do when the insurance adjuster asks you if you "agree" to their lower estimate, just […]
Many restoration contractors and roofing contractors leave money on the table, when it comes to contents packing, storing and cleaning. Also, knowing the fundamentals of water mitigation, fire mitigation and insurance restoration can go a long way for an insurance restoration contractor. This is a segment from the #100TownsTour - Insurance Restoration Masterclass by Chad […]