I have been debating whether or not to write this article but after this week I feel I must. Homeowners are getting low ball incomplete estimates and contractors are being told they have to accept Insurance Industry backed Exactimate pricing.
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Contractors are telling us RRP costs on pre 1978 homes are not being paid by insurance adjusters on properties damaged by fire, water or storms. Insurance companies and their adjusters are trying to get away with not covering legitimate RRP costs on claims. Many are claiming ignorance or are claiming it is included in the square foot costs of their estimating program.