We sat down with Alena from XM8 Mastery to discuss the importance of thoroughly documenting your jobs.
Alena’s worked with contractors on hundreds of estimates and knows exactly what it takes to get paid. She had some awesome insights and shared with us the top 10 things she sees contractors and roofers missing when completing estimates. Check out the full webinar to see how you can add an extra $300 to every estimate your business completes.
Here’s a hint: photos are key.
What is XM8: XM8 Mastery teaches storm restoration contractors how to use Xactimate to maximize supplements and use the software to their advantage during adjuster negotiations. XM8 Mastery works with thousands of contractors and knows all the ins and outs of estimates, supplementing, and insurance.
What is CompanyCam: Founded in 2014, CompanyCam is a photo-based solution created for contractors, by contractors. Users can take unlimited photos — which are location and time stamped, sent to the cloud, and stored securely. Every photo is organized by project and instantly available to your team, allowing you to see what’s going on anytime, anywhere. With CompanyCam you can work smarter, avoid costly mistakes and get paid faster.
The Top 10:
- Gable cornice returns
- Gable cornice return strips
- High ceiling charge
- No access charge
- Final interior cleaning
- Scaffolding labor hours
- Tarping bid item
- Detach and reset gutters
- Kickout diverter flashing
- Siding labor minimum
Alena lays out all the categories and selector codes and goes into a ton more detail in the webinar, so be sure to watch the full 45 minutes here! Special thanks to Alena Wilson and XM8 for collaborating with us on this webinar.
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