The Encircle Blog

The official Encircle blog for news, tips, and updates.

Claims Insight: Embracing Change, Running a Successful Pilot

by Mike Kelly on 3 May 2019

Claims processes are always evolving; searching for new ways to improve performance and the customer experience. Yet, it’s hard to leave legacy programs entrenched in processes that adjusters are familiar with behind. Even if there is a desire...

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3 Ways Link Drives Value for Restorers

by Jude Fiorillo on 16 April 2019

The phone rings. It’s a panicked homeowner. They just discovered that their basement is flooded and their personal belongings have been damaged. You prepare for the loss based on what they’ve recounted and mobilize your team. Except when they...

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Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies

by Brooke Donald on 11 April 2019

95% of pet owners in the United States consider their pets to be part of the family, and nearly 70% of American households have a pet. Is there anything you wouldn’t do for family? In an emergency situation, your pets may be rendered helpless. If...

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Liability: Your Hidden Commodity Webinar Recap

by Kris Rzesnoski on 4 April 2019

The restoration business deals in risky situations everyday that can cost you money. That means you can make more money if you understand how to manage risk and reduce liabilities. In this webinar recording of Liability: Your Hidden Commodity, we...

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Claims Insight: Finding Best Value Through Controlling Costs

by Mike Kelly on 27 March 2019

The primary focus of insurance vendor programs is to provide the ultimate customer experience while demonstrating savings. However, there is a polarity between these two objectives: the more savings you try to extract from a vendor, the more...

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Restoration Ready: The Importance of Detailed Scopes

by Kris Rzesnoski on 14 March 2019

I started in this industry as an independent adjuster. I worked for an old-school adjuster who, and I quote: “Will fire you immediately if you leave it to the contractor to write your scope of work. If you don’t go to site and write your own...

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Product Announcement: New Rebuild Scoping and Link Redesign

by Audra Kotowski on 13 March 2019

We have two exciting product announcements to share! We are launching a new Rebuild Scoping tool to help restoration contractors capture every line item when they complete a scope, and we have redesigned our Link tool to help make it easier for...

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Getting Ready for Tornado Season

by Brooke Donald on 5 March 2019

In 2018, there were 987 confirmed tornadoes in the United States. Tornado season generally starts in March and continues through to June, although tornadoes can occur any time of the year. Tornado Alley runs through 19 states with Texas,...

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Claims Insight: Keeping Balance

by Mike Kelly on 21 February 2019

One of the biggest challenges facing our industry today is the ability to achieve work-life balance. Hard to define, the definition of work-life balance varies depending on the individual and their priorities. The young, single rookie looking to...

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