|Damage Appraisal, Repair &
Consulting Services to Insurance Companies & Adjusters
Experience: Damage appraisal, repair,
consulting, and expert testimony on claims up to $10,000,000.00: Fire,
wind, tornado, hail, explosion, lightning, flood, ice dams, sprinkler
failure, water damage, freeze-up, collapse, settlement, faulty
construction, foundation failure, vehicle damage, train derailment, fallen
aircraft, hazardous material spills, vandalism, burglary riot, tenant
damage, mold issues, insurance appraisals, arbitration, project
monitoring, new construction, remodeling an additions, design/build, etc.
28,000 completed projects since 1960.
Credible opinions and services to aid and
help justify your good faith claim decisions:
Recommend cost effective emergency and preliminary procedures to limit
Preliminary partial demolition can be cheaper and less costly than
expensive drying procedures. It should be considered.
Prepare appropriate work scopes and itemized repair figures.
Tactfully convince owners and their representatives as to overestimated
work scopes and figures.
Identify prior damage, faulty construction, and code violations.
Identify possible causes of damage, i.e.:
- Hail or wind vs. deterioration
- Collapse vs. settlement
- Weight of ice and snow vs. faulty
- Chimney fire or lightning vs. poor
- Foundations: Hydrostatic pressure,
construction machinery pressure, root action, settlement, plugged drain
tiles, surface water, faulty design or construction.
- Leakage vs. condensation due to
- "Gray Area" damage with multiple
Determine overall reparability options
Monitor time and material repairs and billings. We've done this on repair
projects of over a million dollars with good cost control success.
Point out cost saving alternative repair solutions.
Recommend other reliable experts and contractors when we can't help.
Assemble highly qualified repair teams to back up disputed figures.
Determine percentage of damage for possible total losses.
Perform umpire and appraiser functions in insurance appraisals.
Expert witness testimony.