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  1. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    Goodmorning,I am a roofing contractor from Ontario Canada.I recently decided to not do installations anymore,my knees and back have had it.I no longer cherished the idea of working for myself,depending on guys and collecting money has given me major frustration. I found a roofing company to do...
  2. Commercial Roofing
    Thanks in advance for your contribution. I am working my first big insurance loss. I have done 60 wind or hail claims in the past year, have gad a really good success rate, only 1 claim denied. I am working a new one. It is a church, 230 square. The roof is GAF asphalt, Slateline I believe...
  3. Roofing Pictures
    Hello. This is my first post. I've done a lot of reading here and I've come across something that I wanted to ask a little advice on. I've attached some pictures to this post. I am trying to get an insurance company to pay for these shingles. I just contracted with the homeowners today and...
  4. General Roofing Discussion
    Hey Guys, Can anbody help me out with a basic contingency form for insurance damage repair work. An AOI type of form or a link that i may be able to purchase a downloadable template. Thanks again!
  5. Residential Roofing
    Hope all of you guys are doing well. I'm a contractor in South Carolina and, as of late, my work has been largely reliant on insurance claims. In April of this year I dropped in to a community of townhomes to try and drum up some business - I knew the area had hail damage as I lived near...
  6. Residential Roofing
    I'm a roofing contractor in Kansas City & I want to expand by getting insurance jobs. A question I have is: After I inspect the roof & find hail damage, then either the owner or myself call the insurance company. They then send the adjustor. If they agree to buy the roof, they tell the...
  7. RoofingTalk.com Help and Suggestions
    Welcome and thank you for visiting Write My Estimate LLC. We are a national insurance estimate provider for contractors. We have over 30 years combined experience writing insurance estimates for leading insurance company's. We are Xactimate (TM) certified and have written insurance compensation...
  8. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    I am currently a salesman for a roofing contractor, and have been for a while. I joined the Army National Guard, and leave for training in a few weeks. When I get back I plan to start my own roofing company. I am currently doing all the paperwork to set up the business so I can almost hit the...
  9. General Roofing Discussion
    <P>We have a straight gable roof, 4/12 1 story 3tab. Originally the adjuster found damage to the back section due to hail and a tree falling. They are paying for the patio reframe as it was lifted off the supports from the patio foundation and sits lopsided. The chain link fence leans now too...
  10. General Roofing Discussion
    Help!!! We do around 20 million a year as a general contracting firm in Texas and I am in charge of the re-roof/insurance claim division. I am new to this site and have signed up for a few others as well. All in an effort to get some advice on xactimate/Insurer(aka rapist) pricing...
  11. Residential Roofing
    Has anyone else noticed that since Farmers has switched over to Symbility their new estimating software, that the pricing is much lower than Xactimate?
  12. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    Hey Fella's So here is the thing. I'm building a call center and I'm cold calling for appointments. I get consumer data that i filter and one of the filters is length of residency. And i want to buy new mover data. The owner of the company feels, that sense the Home Owner just moved there...
  13. Residential Roofing
    Hey Fella's So here is the thing. I'm building a call center and I'm cold calling for appointments. I get consumer data that i filter and one of the filters is length of residency. And i want to buy new mover data. The owner of the company feels, that sense the Home Owner just moved there the...
  14. RoofingTalk.com Help and Suggestions
    Would you like to make an extra 3-20k on each job? Why not let us write your claims for you. Its cheap (only $149 per estimate) and it saves companies the trouble of a) paying for xactimate every month b) making sure somebody is on staff that knows how to rewrite insurance scopes/write new...
  15. General Roofing Discussion
    Im considering starting a roofing business in Alabama and have a lengthy list of questions. Im not going to bother you with all of them but right now im trying to figure out what kind of insurance I should have. What do you guys recommend as far as workers comp, liability etc? What am I looking...
  16. Residential Roofing
    I've been in business a year now and things are going great. One question I have that I know some of you pros that have been in business longer than I've been alive will be able to answer is. I see a few of my competitors advertising "we work with your insurance company" we get a lot of hail...
  17. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    Hey guys, I'm looking to change my GL insurance, have you heard of Business first insurance group? If so!!please let me know what you know of them. Also any info of good insurance company would help. I'm in Texas. Thank you!!!
  18. New Member Introductions
    Hi, thanks for making me feel welcomed!  I have 21+ years of combined background in Professional Direct Sales, Customer Service, Insurance Adjusting & Estimating, as well as, Construction, Remodeling & Roofing.  I have worked with companies like Jasper Contractors, United Roofing & Restoration...
  19. Residential Roofing
    Dear Knowledgeable Roofing Experts, I am in desperate need of your knowledge and advice! My home had a very destructive fire in June of 2010. The cause was electrical and started in the garage. Of course that is where I kept every caustic, flammable, incendiary thing known to mankind. The fire...
  20. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    My question is this. If I am starting a roofing business in ny and plan on subbing out 100% of my work, and my sub has insurance and workmens comp is it necessary for me to have insurance also ? Or is the sub being insured enough ?
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