Save time, money, and hassle with professional and accurate estimates!

As a restoration contractor, you know how challenging and competitive the market can be. You must deal with tight deadlines, complex projects, and demanding customers. You also must manage your team, your budget, and your quality standards.

One of the most time-consuming and intricate tasks you must handle is estimating. Estimating involves assessing the scope, cost, and duration of a project based on various factors such as materials, labor, equipment, and overhead. It requires a lot of skill, experience, and attention to detail.

But what if you could outsource this task to a reliable and qualified third-party service provider? What if you could free up your time and resources to focus on other aspects of your business, such as customer service, project management, and marketing?

That’s exactly what Outsourcing Estimation can do for you. Outsourcing estimating is a smart and innovative solution that can help you boost your restoration business in many ways. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why you should consider outsourcing estimating and how it can benefit you and your customers.

Why outsource restoration estimating?

Outsourcing estimating can help you:

Optimize Your Time: Estimating projects can take hours or even days, depending on the size and complexity of the project. Outsourcing frees up your team to focus on core business activities like customer service and project management.

Enhance Profitability: Building and maintaining an in-house estimating team can be costly and inefficient. You must invest in hiring, training, and retaining qualified estimators, as well as in estimating software and tools. Outsourcing estimating can help you reduce your overhead costs and increase your profit margin. You only Pay for the services you need, when you need them, and at a fraction of the cost of an in-house team.

Maximize Expertise: Outsourcing estimating gives you access to a pool of professional and experienced estimators who are proficient in EXACTIMATE and SYMBILITY, the leading estimating software in the restoration industry. They have the knowledge and skills to provide accurate and detailed estimates for any type of project, whether it’s water, fire, mold, or storm damage. They also stay updated on the latest industry trends, standards, and best practices.

Streamline Operations: Outsourcing estimating allows you to simplify and standardize your internal processes and workflows. You don’t have to worry about managing multiple estimators, checking their work, or dealing with errors and revisions. You can rely on a single point of contact who will handle all your estimating needs and communicate with you throughout the process.

Scale with Confidence: Outsourcing estimating gives you the flexibility and scalability to take on more projects without compromising your quality or efficiency. You don’t have to limit yourself by your in-house capacity or resources. You can adjust your outsourcing level according to your workload and demand, whether it’s seasonal, occasional, or regular. You can also expand your service area and reach new markets and customers.

How outsourcing estimating can improve customer service.

Outsourcing estimating can also have a positive impact on your customer service and satisfaction. By outsourcing estimating, you can:

  • Impress your customers with fast and accurate estimates: Customers appreciate it when you can provide them with a clear and realistic estimate of their project in a timely manner. It shows that you are professional, reliable, and trustworthy. It also helps them make informed decisions and plan their budget and schedule accordingly. Outsourcing estimating can help you deliver high-quality estimates that meet or exceed your customers’ expectations and needs.
  • Focus on your customers and their projects: Customers value when you can give them your full attention and dedication. They want to feel that you care about them and their project, and that you are available to answer their questions and address their concerns. Outsourcing estimating can help you free up your time and resources to focus on your customers and their projects. You can spend more time on site, overseeing the work, and ensuring the quality and safety of the project. You can also look for opportunities to add value, such as change orders, upgrades, or referrals.
  • Build long-term relationships with your customers: Customers are more likely to become loyal and repeat customers when they are satisfied with your service and results. They are also more likely to recommend you to their friends and family or leave positive reviews and testimonials online. Outsourcing estimating can help you create a lasting impression on your customers and build long-term relationships with them. You can show them that you are not only a contractor, but a partner who can help them restore their property and their peace of mind.

Don’t just take our word for it.

1.“Excellent staff, very knowledgeable and thorough. I am really pleased with the results. Thank you so much.”-Steven Crane, Owner, PuroClean of Powhatan.

2.“Karma Staff was able to provide me with great virtual staffing. Their people helped my business with estimating within insurance guidelines, digital marketing, social media, scheduling jobs… and they are EXTREMELY cost efficient.”- Blake Cofield, Owner, PuroClean of San Clemente