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 […]
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 […]
As restorers look to eliminate waste and improve sustainability, many are looking to technology.
Owners of a restoration business are always studying their budgets in an effort to increase their return on investment.
“Are you a restoration contractor?” – Check. “Do you want to deliver more jobs on time, on budget?” – Check. Check. “Do you want to improve your bottom line?” – Check. As a restoration contractor, you have a lot on your plate, and some days it seems impossible that you’ll be able to balance it […]
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 […]
Conducting annual business reviews is essential to any company, but in the restoration industry, it’s the key to success. When your business thrives on disaster, you need to ensure you’re providing the best service possible, and that you’re learning from each job. Unfortunately, this is a point many companies miss. They stick to “the way […]
There’s an appealing quality to completing a task yourself. The sense of accomplishment boosts your confidence and feelings of self-worth. But when that project goes wrong, the opposite hits you ten-fold. You grow frustrated. You waste time trying to make it right. But worst of all, you spend more money than you thought you’d save […]
After a long day of sales calls, solving customers’ problems, and supporting the field, it’s not surprising that your sales team adopts some bad habits. It’s not just your restoration business. As a whole, the restoration industry has instilled some bad habits into its salespeople. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t fix them, and it’s […]