The Encircle Blog

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Increase Your Profits by Increasing Your Margins

Profits are top of mind for most business owners, but especially for restoration contractors. As the industry grows and evolves, new pressures are being placed on restorers. More thorough reporting requirements from carriers, global events, and...

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How To Reduce Costs in Your Restoration Business

No matter where you are in the growth of your business, operational costs and overhead will always be a factor in assessing profitability. To maintain wide profit margins, you need to control expenditures without sacrificing what made your...

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The Importance of Documentation

Any number of things can cause damage to a structure, from natural storms to sewer backups. Regardless of the cause, the more detailed your documentation is throughout the restoration of the loss, the more robust your reports will be at the end...

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How to Increase Charge Outs in Your Restoration Business

On average, restorers charge between $3,000-$5,000 for a job. While this statistic may not surprise you, another one should get your attention: restoration contractors can charge anywhere from $500 to $3,000 more for the services they provide for...

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Five Ways to Take Your Restoration Business to the Next Level

Guest post from Restoration Business Coach, Scott Miller. Scott Miller is the founder of the Growth League. A focused training coaching program helping restorers maximize profitability and build sustainable operations. 

By Scott Miller

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6 Visual Documentation Tips for Restoration Contractors

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In our industry, visual evidence is the cornerstone of everything insurance. We work in a fast-paced environment where decisions need to be made quickly and effectively. Providing the right...

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Helping Restorers with Hurricane Laura Response Preparations

The unpredictability of hurricane season can cause a lot of stress. Expected to be the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. this year, Laura has taken its toll on Louisiana.  According to an analysis by financial and property-data firm CoreLogic...

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How To Reduce Communication Gaps as a Restorer

Restoration contractors work with multiple stakeholders, from adjusters to policyholders. Strong communication is integral to keep any job moving, and to be successful overall. Yet, there are three main communication gaps—linear workflows, manual...

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3 Key Reports Every Restorer Needs

There are three key reports that are highly used on our platform by our customers (Encirclers) to collaborate with insurance companies. They are the Preliminary Report, Schedule of Loss, and Moisture Summary.

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