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Delta was a great experience friendy great job I would used Delta again and recommend to anybody Bruce was very helpful we appreciate. Walter F
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Guys did a great job. I hope I don't need you again but will call if necessary. Alden L
You had an unusual task that our insurance company had never heard of: Cleanup after a fire extinguisher exploded in a bedroom leaving extinguisher residue 360 degrees in the room. You did an outstanding cleanup of everything. Thank You!. Srd S
We were totally satisfied by the work done in our home by Delta Disaster Services. Everyone in their organization proved to be professional in every respect. Richard D and Emily F Adams
Delta was a great experience friendy great job I would used Delta again and recommend to any body Bruce was very helpful we appreciate Walter Feitosa. Walter F
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How We Determine Job Cost, Part 2

How We Determine Job Cost, Part 2

How We Determine Job Cost, Part 2

If you haven’t seen Part 1 in this series, be sure to check it out. How we determine job cost is a very important topic. We want all our customers and companies who refer us to have the best information possible about what goes into creating an estimate for home restoration.

“Home restoration” can mean any type of service that we provide at Delta Disaster Services. Water removal, sewage cleanup, mold remediation, fire restoration, asbestos abatement, meth decontamination, and so on.

 

Xactimate and Insurance Pricing

Xactimate is claims estimating software designed for use between contractors and the restoration industry. Not all restoration companies use Xactimate (only the high-end ones do), but nearly every single insurance carrier in America uses this program.

Xactimate allows us to estimate home restoration projects of all kinds. Whatever type of work we perform, we enter in a line item for that work, and Xactimate automatically creates a price. That price has been pre-determined by insurance companies and contractors, according to zip code.

That means we are unable at Delta Disaster Services to set our own pricing. If we tried, insurance simply would not allow it and they would send back our estimate. Insurance companies will not pay us unless we follow their guidelines, and charge appropriately.

Another important point: the only difference in cost between different restoration companies is the project scope. If we think more work is required to make a property whole again than our competitor thinks is necessary, our pricing will be higher. Again, not because we charge more, but because we are performing more work than them at pre-agreed-to-pricing.

 

Fair Pricing

How does pricing get any fairer than that? Each zip code has pre-determined pricing for every kind of work and type of material, as set by national insurance companies. We simply follow the pricing insurance companies set.

Jake Tegtman

Delta Disaster Services

Delta Disaster Services of Western Colorado

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