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0 Replies and 1696 Views Acquiring Check From Insurance Company  1696  0 Started by  sklu2003 I have just been assigned a big church contract to inspect and create an Xactimate estimate for their roof. This is about 350-400 SQ property so the amount of money is really huge. I have placed my fees and payment in signed contract with the church. I have full authority to interact with the insurance company. My question is How do I tell the insurance company to send my company the final check (payment) instead of sending it to the church Because if it is sent to the church, it will ta...
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06/13/2020 7:14 PM
1 Replies and 1588 Views Siding Matching/Color  1588  1 Started by  boydsp How do you handle original vs faded color on a siding claim and a potential repair If the original color/product is available and the rest of the siding is faded do you go with the original color/product, or do you try and go with a color that matches the faded color If you go with the original color it should over time fade to the existing faded siding, where the faded siding match color will fade over time and at some point will not match the existing faded color. What do you recommend to ...
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04/20/2020 4:35 AM
15 Replies and 13480 Views Be a Better Adjuster; Take Better Photos  13480  15 Started by  Jud G. I am primarily a field adjuster, but have worked a few stints inside to improve my field skills and see what other adjusters do to get files closed.  Taking photos is one of those simple tasks that is very easy to do poorly and many examiners (sadly) have gotten to the point where they only review photos and don't even read reports anymore (there are numerous reasons for this, but a separate forum/topic should address those issues). The biggest issues are not with the failure to use the bu...
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04/03/2019 2:20 AM
0 Replies and 1278 Views Gas Station Canopy  1278  0 Started by  tishgold Does anyone have specific experience in writing the line items for an old gas station canopy  A tractor-trailer operator thought he could cut the red light at the corner and drove through the gas station lot without clearing the canopy over a pump.  Damage looks cosmetic only, not structural.  Better yet, if you have an actual .esx file you can share that'd be quite helpful.  I have photos available.  Thanks.
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08/02/2018 5:39 PM
3 Replies and 2675 Views Managing Rosters  2675  3 Started by  tishgold I am a new adjuster.  I am on numerous CAT rosters.  I am concerned that I may receive multiple assignments from some or all of these IA firms when an event occurs.  I do not want to jeopardize any of these relationships.  What is the best way to prevent this  Thank you.
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01/23/2018 3:05 AM
4 Replies and 20289 Views Discontinued Shingles  20289  4 Started by  DStin214 I'm sure many of you have come across this (or will) at some point in your career.  This may help some of the newer guys out there when determining repair vs. replacement for a risk roof.  There are so many different discontinued shingles out there that it would be too difficult for any single person to list.  In your travels, what are the most common types of shingles that have been discontinued that you have noticed  For me, it would be: Owens Corning - Prominence ...
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by  GoldustJump to last post
10/12/2016 11:02 AM
0 Replies and 8470 Views Connecticut Launches New Online Tool for Catastrophe Adjuster Registration  8470  0 Started by  rwheeling The Connecticut Insurance Department announced Monday the launch of a new online program that would make it easier and quicker for insurance companies to register their emergency adjusters with the state when a damaging storm occurs. “Carriers can quickly register large number of adjusters at no-cost and have them on the ground here in Connecticut to begin assessing damage as soon as possible,” Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi said. Carriers can access the insu...
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07/06/2014 7:04 PM
0 Replies and 3890 Views Does your Adjuster friend need help and you need to see his computer screen to help them out?  3890  0 Started by  rwheeling Does your Insurance Adjuster friend need help and you need to see his computer screen to help them out Use this FREE tool Teamviewer to log into their computer! Claims Adjusters work smarter not harder! http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx
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07/05/2014 8:32 PM
26 Replies and 30062 Views Thermopane windows with blown seals  30062  26 Started by  Goldust
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here is a topic that should generate some interest. In the course of my adjusting career I have many times ran into insureds claiming that their thermopane windows developed leaks from the named windstorm. Mainly you will see fogged over windows and in most cases if you look closely you may see the internal seal bulged out of its original position. &160;I would like to hear how most of you make a decision on coverage for these windows and how you handle it by repair or by replacement. Every ca...
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
10/04/2013 7:05 PM
13 Replies and 7055 Views Independent Contractor Verses Employee  7055  13 Started by  Adjuster Jane I feel we need to get this information out in to all independent adjusters, for us to stand together. I will send out information from time to time that is crucial for this industry to change. ARE YOU Tired of the one supervisor that pulls your files due to one little detail, Tired of not receiving the funds due to you for your finished product, Tired of the negative emails from storm supervisors. Tired of the absurd time frames that are place on our work, then the negative push push emails...
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by  AcceleratedAdjusterJump to last post
02/13/2013 10:37 AM
0 Replies and 4209 Views Measuring Carpet  4209  0 Started by  host &160;The link below will take you to a discussion in the archive that involves the 'how to' on measuring carpet. &160;First posted in 2004. Measuring Carpet&160;
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75 Replies and 18844 Views Geometry Problems  18844  75 Started by  Medulus
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We all use basic geometry in our profession.  For instance we know that the area of a gable roof slope is the base times the height or that a triangle is the base times the height divided by two.  Here are a couple that are less common.  What formula would you use and how would you determine the square footage of the following   You visit a farm after a windstorm.  The domed metal silo is damaged.  How would you calculate the square footage of metal needed to rep...
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12/16/2010 7:40 PM
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