The Encircle Blog

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

The Top Five Elements of a Successful Pack Out Webinar Recap

by Kris Rzesnoski on 30 July 2019

Contents is an important part of any restoration job. Watch restoration expert, Kris Rzesnoski, as he explains how to crush contents pack outs and why documenting items thoroughly is the way to a customer's heart.

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Are You Leaving Money on the Table Webinar Recap

by Kris Rzesnoski on 31 May 2019

Restoration contractors know: accurate scopes become accurate estimates. But how do techs and PMs create accurate scopes every time? Watch restoration expert, Kris Rzesnoski, as he explains how you can avoid missing common line items and ...

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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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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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5 Rules for Successfully Implementing Technology in Your Restoration Business

by Kris Rzesnoski on 12 February 2019

I remember the day my staff handed me a stack of iPads because they didn’t help in the field. After spending countless hours creating a system that nobody could or would use, my staff still found pen and paper faster and more reliable. You...

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Reducing Liability: 5 Steps To Protect Your Business

by Kris Rzesnoski on 24 January 2019

In today’s world, would you do a restoration job without taking any photos of the start, finish, or everything in-between? In the past few years, have your customers become less critical of your performance and their experience? Do your customers...

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Restoration Ready: Listing Non-Restorable Items

by Kris Rzesnoski on 12 December 2018

If you do mitigation restoration, you will inevitably handle contents and help policyholders with their non-restorable items after a catastrophe. Some companies will not deal with contents or help the insured list non-restorable contents, while...

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Restoration Ready: How-To Take Depth Readings With Encircle

by Kris Rzesnoski on 1 November 2018

As a restorer, you’re often tasked with using specialized tools in the field that require a methodology for recording data. In this how-to blog, we’ll outline how to take moisture depth readings with Encircle and a hammer probe to ensure your...

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Top 5 Reasons Front-Line Technicians Need To Be Involved In Documenting Claims

by Kris Rzesnoski on 4 October 2018

You hear it in every industry: front-line workers often know more about what’s happening in the business than the people running it. There is some truth to this statement, especially for the restoration industry. This is why it’s critical to make...

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