On April 15, 2019, fire broke out beneath the roof of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral. Over 400 firefighters fought the blaze, which consumed approximately two thirds of the roof structure, including the 300-foot wooden spire.
If restoration companies are unwilling to unite, advocate for sustainable claims practices and take a proactive approach with insurance carrier claims policies, then the restoration industry, at least as we know it, could cease to exist within a decade.
What if your ad showed up above all the other listings when someone did a Google search, including the pay-per-click ads? And, what if Google added their trust badge to your company to guarantee consumers you are a reputable business in your area?
Third Party Administrators (TPAs) have the potential to be part of a high performing business mix for restorers. The idea of assignments being doled out from the insurance company during slow patches, with low referral fees and little headache is appealing.
Change and evolution rarely come easily or naturally for an entire company. As the founder and CEO of Next Gear Solutions, I have spent years helping thousands of restoration contractors do one primary thing: drive major change in their business.
Have you ever tried fixing your own electronics and appliances and ended up with extra parts? In the beginning of my career, I probably broke more electronic equipment than I ever repaired, but over the years I developed the skills needed to properly disassemble electronics and appliances as well as restore them to pre-loss condition.
The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is riding a powerful wave since the launch of the Advocacy and Government Affairs (AGA) Committee at the 2019 convention in Phoenix. The third report in series of reports from the AGA Committee is now available.
Hey Standards Committee members: The IICRC will hold its second-annual Standards Summit March 19-20, 2020 in Las Vegas. For more info or to register to save your seat, visit www.iicrc.org/2020StandardsSummit.
Check out the July 2020 edition of Restoration and Remediation! The July 2020 issue of R&R continues the discussion of handling COVID-19 cleaning jobs. Experts weigh in on insurance coverage, how to make sure contracts are effective and spare contractors from legal disputes, lessons from the pandemic, and a standard of care when doing this specialty work.