How to Start a Roofing Business: Keeping Up Cash Flow
Understanding cash flow is huge when you’re just starting out in the insurance restoration industry.
How to Start a Roofing Business: Roofing Marketing
Roofing marketing is a critical part of growing your business. No matter if you’re starting a new roofing business or are transitioning from retail to insurance work, there are certain things you should focus on and understand as your business grows.
How to Deal with an Adjuster: 5 Tips to Forming Better Relationships with Home Insurance Adjusters
Dealing with home insurance adjusters is one of the most important parts of getting a roofing insurance claim approved. Find out what YOU can do to build a better relationship with the adjuster and increase the chances of getting your jobs approved.
Is the Insurance company the Enemy in the Roofing Sales Industry?
Insurance companies and adjusters get a bad rap, especially in roofing sales. But is that really deserved? Elite Claim Solutions’ owner, Mike Braun, separates fact from fiction when it comes to the role of insurance companies and adjusters in the roofing sales process.
3 Tips to get Roofing and Siding Jobs Approved by the Insurance Company
The best way to get roofing and siding insurance claims approved is by collecting the right documentation during the initial inspection. Learn 3 tips to improve your inspection documentation and get more jobs approved by the adjuster.
REPLACE OR REPAIR? What you (and adjusters) need to know about skylights
What should you do when you have a Velux skylight that has been damaged by hail? Click here to find out how to get skylights approved on insurance roofing claims.
Window Shutters on Insurance Claim
How to deal with Premium Window Shutters Xactimate line item. Find out how to get adjusters to pay for shutters. If you need to remove vinyl shutters and reattach vinyl shutters as part of an insurance claim here is what you need to know.
When do you need Chimney Crickets?
To meet code requirements in ALL locations, a chimney over 30 inches wide requires a cricket (also known as a saddle) to be installed.
Four tips For estimating Ice & Water Shield on an insurance roofing job
Did the insurance adjuster not include Ice and Water Shield on the Xactimate scope? We can help with that. If Ice & Water Shield is required by code in your area, find out what you can do to get this approved on your insurance roofing job.
How to Supplement: R&R Drip Edge
Does your roofing job include Drip Edge remove and replace? Is the drip edge painted? Find out how to get Drip Edge paid for by the adjuster on your next insurance roofing job.
Residential Roofing Codes on Insurance Roofing Claims
How to get adjusters to pay for roofing code items: Make sure that you get paid for roofing materials that are required by local building code. Find out how to get building code upgrades approved by the adjuster.
Insurance Roofing Claims: Getting Approvals from Desk Adjusters
Can a roofing contractor get an insurance claim approved without an inspection? You Bet! Here are 3 tips to get roofing claim approvals from Desk Adjusters.
Recoverable Depreciation in Roofing: How to Track Depreciation Deadlines in JobNimbus and Acculynx
Depreciation deadlines on roofing claims are very easy to track if you use Acculynx or JobNimus. Recoverable depreciation is a critical part of getting paid on insurance roofing work your roofing business should have a process in place. Here’s how to do it.
Insurance Roof Inspection: How to Perform Test Squares
Correctly mark hail hits on an asphalt shingle roof during an insurance roof inspection using TEST SQUARES. Learn how to correctly perform Test Squares on your roof inspections.
FREE Hail Chart Marketing piece with YOUR logo – No signup required
Many homeowners do not understand hail and the damage it can cause to a roof or siding. Use this FREE hail damage chart to help get inspections and sell more roofs.
Insurance Roofing Sales: Where are you spending your time after a storm?
Contractors in the Elite Claim Solutions community can focus 100% of their time on bringing in new clients after a storm.
Contractor COVID-19 Update
These are turbulent times to say the least. The safety and health of you and your team members, as well as our communities as a whole, must drive our decision making now more than ever.
Talking to your homeowners about roofing supplements
A Roofing Supplement is a great way for a contractor to demonstrate his/her expertise to the homeowner. Like most things in roofing, communication is key to setting homeowner expectations and ensuring a happy customer.
Roofing Business Tips: Internal Communication
If you’re starting a roofing business or looking to grow your sales, internal communication is very important. Here are a couple roofing business tips to improve your internal communication.
Roofing Sales Techniques: Homeowner Communication is key
One of the most critical parts of roofing sales is how the company communicates with homeowners. The best companies have a documented, thought out, standardized process for all staff to follow. Click here to learn how to develop a communication plan.
Roof Ventilation: What Contractors need to know
Proper attic ventilation is a necessary part of every home and is utilized in every season. How do you know if the attic/roof is properly ventilated?
Roofing Business Tips – 6 Steps To Get Paid Faster on Roofing Jobs
We all know that when it comes to supplements, we don’t control the timeline, the insurance carriers do. But, there are some things you can …
What should you do when your client’s mortgage company is listed on the insurance check?
When you’ve been in the industry as long as we have, you’re bound to run into issues with the mortgage endorsement process. The best way to handle this issue is to be proactive about it and make sure your customer is aware of a possible issue before the insurance check is cut.