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Business Intelligence Tools Turn Data Into Decisions

In the restoration business, you know what to do when the water rises and flooding occurs. Are you just as comfortable handling the rise of data flooding your networks? This data deluge requires a specialized approach to understand its full potential—and that’s where business intelligence tools can help. Business intelligence (BI) is the analytical process […]

Working with Insurance Carriers to Grow Your Restoration Business

As a restoration contractor, working with insurance carriers is a highly beneficial way to grow your restoration business. The fact is, insurance carriers need your services as much as you need their referrals. So, cultivating the right relationships can take your business to the next level. Your partnerships with carriers can boost profits, and also […]

Restoration KPIs for Quality Compliance

How do you know what’s truly working well if you can’t measure it? Everyone from the insurance carrier to the restoration contractor needs Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to determine whether to keep doing more of something when the numbers are good or less of some things when the numbers indicate that the outcome will most […]

Podcast Episode 1: The Business of Restoration with Coastal Restoration

Welcome to The Business of Restoration by Next Gear Solutions, a podcast exploring technology and best practices in the restoration industry. Today’s episode features Next Gear Solution CEO, Garret Gray and Chris Corder, the President of Coastal Restoration and Gearhart, Oregon. We hope you enjoy listening in as Garret and Chris discuss what life is […]

The Essential Guide to Drying Chambers in Water Damage Restoration

When it comes to water damage restoration, it’s unfortunate that one of the best techniques in the industry is also one of the most underused. No matter whether water damage has affected the walls, flooring, or other structural assets, there’s one method that’s powerful and delivers rapid results for drying areas: drying chambers. If you […]