Crosa states that adjusters spend about $200 billion annually on insured losses — a recession-proof source of business that isn''t hindered by cold weather or a flat economy.
He notes that an excellent place to start your search for adjusters is in the local Yellow Pages. Insurance claims contacts will be listed under "Insurance Agencies," "Insurance Companies" and "Adjusters." Professional claims associations are another good source of contacts.
Crosa adds that you should understand the "hierarchy" of a claims department in order to further identify the adjuster who is most likely to call you for a restoration job.
According to Crosa, it takes a little time and effort, but it can be done, you can break into the rewarding field of restoration contracting for insurance adjusters.
Peter J. Crosa has been a licensed independent adjuster and private investigator for more than 35 years, handling large complex losses throughout the United States and Latin America. Since 2000, he has traveled across the country conducting seminars and speeches on the topic of marketing services to the insurance claims industry. He is the author of the "2009 Restoration Contractor''s Guide to Insurance Repair" and produces books and workshops on marketing restoration services to insurance adjusters. Visit his website at www.sshca.netor e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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