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Insurance Power Questions

Take Your Power Back! Ask your insurance company THESE QUESTIONS to get PAID IN FULL, before things get ugly. Request the answers via email so you have documentation for later (especially if this goes to trial!) Is my claim covered? This seems like a very simple...

Restoration Crash Course 2022

In this three-day special event you will learn how to use Xactimate, track your time, at make more money in restoration! SIGN UP NOW!

What is a Restoration Rebel?

There was a great post over on our Restoration Rebels Facebook page today. What does it mean to be a Restoration Rebel? This is what it means to me.

Weaponized Appraisal and Call for Unity

A humble band of restoration contractors joined together as one. Their cry? NO MORE! NO comp bids. DEMAND fair compensation. United = STRONG.


You did the job. You hired the guys. You put in the sweat and tears. Now the insurance company wants to cut you a deal. Wait a second. A deal for who? Don’t back down. The insurance companies are all bark. If you stand your ground, they will be forced to pay you in...

Put Me In, Coach!

It's a common dilemma. You had a flood in your house. The insurance company offers $10,000 to fix it. You can't find a contractor to do the work for under $40,000. You may feel this is unfair. It certainly is. This is also by design. The insurance company makes more...

What’s the Real Cost of Training?

Will the person still be here next month? I want you to think about the real cost of training a water tech. Has it really sunk in? I’ve had years of experience with water damage. I’ve trained a lot of water techs. I’ve had a lot of workers quit. When that happens,...

Restoration Tech Tips: Pro2 VS Ricoh Theta V What is happening interwebs? Andy McCabe of Claims Delegates.  I recently got a question on my YouTube feed. I thought I'd answer it right here. The other day I did a Matterport scan of a property and there was a couple...

Managed Repair Programs versus Google Adwords – FNOL costs

The TPA Trade-off: First Notice of Loss (FNOL) [In order to remain strong and viable into the next version of the restoration industry, contractors must change their mindsets and approach to the market.  The RESTORATION2.0 Movement advocates changes to six main areas...