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Insurance restoration the repair of buildings damaged by water, fire, smoke, storms, and other disasters is an exciting and challenging field of construction. It also offers contractors lucrative work that's immune to economic downturns pipes still break, buildings still burn, and trees are still blown over, regardless of the economy. And with the insurance companies funding the repairs, your payment is virtually guaranteed.

But not just anyone can repair fire- and water-damaged buildings. You need the knowledge and the equipment to get the job done right, and that's what this book is all about. From understanding fire repairs and smoke odors to restorative drying methods, mold remediation, and handling contents, you'll not only learn how to provide top-notch property and content restoration services, but also how to become the person homeowners and insurance companies turn to first in an emergency putting yourself first in line for all the best jobs.

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Bianchina, a contractor with an insurance restoration business, author, columnist, and community college instructor, provides a manual for contractors on the repair of buildings damaged by water, fire, smoke, storms, and other disasters. He describes how to decide whether to start a business; the basics of insurance policies; understanding water and water restoration equipment, losses and restorative drying, mold remediation and contaminated water losses, and special drying situations and other considerations; fire and smoke, structural losses, and structural cleaning and deodorization; wind, snow, and other storm damage; impact damage, vandalism, and trauma scenes; mobile, manufactured, and modular homes; home contents; setting up for emergencies and responding to emergency calls; and business aspects like business plans, setting up a company, staffing, finding work, working with insurance adjusters, estimating, and dealing with finances, remodeling, and clients. A list of companies, business, associations, and agencies is provided. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Bianchina, Paul
Craftsman Book Company
Bianchina, Paul
Construction - Contracting
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