Corporate Training By Zack Academy - Estimating for Pack Outs and Contents Restoration


Why Should You Take This Estimating for Pack Outs and Contents Restoration course?

Contents Restoration estimates are typically the most confusing, least trusted and most challenged portion of a restoration project. By taking this Estimating for Pack Outs and Contents Restoration course, you will learn how to avoid building estimates which put up red flags with adjusters; learn to understand the requirements of insurance carriers, programs and adjusters; learn how to write straight-forward transparent contents estimates that build trust and credibility. By taking this course you can expect to increase sales, speed up closure rates, improve profit margin, and build trust with customers and adjusters.


In This Class, You Will Learn How To:

  • Progressively educate adjusters on contents restoration
  • Perform a thorough walk through
  • Offer Exceptional Customer Service
  • Assess type of damage
  • Identify contents affected
  • Inspect for hidden conditions
  • Document, document, document
  • Determine scope based on policy provisions or limitations
  • Establish and maintain control of the job and job costs
  • Set expectations for all stake holders
  • Write T&M and Line Item Pricing
  • Write opening statements
  • Negotiate when there is limited coverage
  • Protect yourself with Legal Contracts and Forms
  • Set realistic expectations
  • Use pre-estimating as a marketing tool
  • Create contents estimates for on-site cleaning and pack outs
  • Minimize push backs/price objections


Please Note, You Must Bring With You To Class:

  • Laptop with Xactimate loaded (see below)
  • Price list loaded in Xactimate-that includes contents
  • Digital Camera
  • Extension cord for your lap top
  • Clipboard, note pad, pen


IMPORTANT: Participants must provide their own computer that meets system requirements. It is recommended that you bring an external mouse. The Xactimate software is required for the course and can be purchased here, or you can download a free 30 day demo trial here.

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What's Included
  • Live training with an experienced instructor
  • Student manual for use when you are in the field
  • Hands-on training for maximized learning
  • Estimating for Pack Outs and Contents Restoration course certificate
Scheduling Process
  1. Contact us and let us know how many employees need training.
  2. We will send a request for bid to our network of over 400 trainers.
  3. Sit back, relax, and within 24-48 hours you will have competitive pricing and a training date for this course.
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