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by RCRNR
January 12th, 2019, 9:31 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Starting out
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Re: Starting out

I am a true believer in Insurance It is of great benefit to your customer. Even if you go to State Farms website which don't always cover repairs for their customers they do an excellent job of explaining the benefits of repair over replacement.(Ironic). Do all of the above your customers will appre...
by RCRNR
January 12th, 2019, 9:13 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: How To Raise My Prices I'm the cheapest in town.
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: How To Raise My Prices I'm the cheapest in town.

I agree with the last comment but for a completely different reason. Insurance pays what it pays but also brings a %$#@ton of business so it works. Cash price in my opinion should always be higher than insurance price. If you tell a customer 30 cash then they opt for an insurance claim and you make ...
by RCRNR
January 12th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: HELP Hand problems
Replies: 11
Views: 851

HELP Hand problems

I have tried nitrile gloves and bandaids seem to make my hands swell quite a bit tried the mouse stuff but also made hands swell. I am using okeefes working hands daily it helps some but whenever I cut myself and get resin in the cuts I have skin issues. Right at the moment my pinky is about twice n...
by RCRNR
January 3rd, 2019, 2:42 pm
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Pricing suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 1417

Re: Pricing suggestions

I feel one should always charge more than what insurance pays. It doesn't make sense to charge less and would be awkward to have the customer see you put more on the invoice for insurance than you quoted them cash. I have had a few people say there used to be a guy who did 20.00 cash repairs. Key wo...
by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 4:42 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Tent setup. Locations
Replies: 12
Views: 1005

Re: Tent setup. Locations

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by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 4:33 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Uniforms ETC
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Uniforms ETC

Just thought I would put out here my experience with Promotique by Vista Print. What an excellent company with excellent customer service and great prices I assume. I have used them for polo shirts with logo and our slogan on them came out superb excellent quality and several Jackets and Rain jacket...
by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 1:51 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Tent setup. Locations
Replies: 12
Views: 1005

Re: Tent setup. Locations

No that is not me at south hill is that Tacoma area? Screenman I would love to here how you approach fleets by phone, face to face? I have spoke with a big company here in the USA that does only fleet work and learned a lot about how they approach fleets. I will always do my tent but was thinking if...
by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 1:36 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Difficult Vehicle
Replies: 9
Views: 482

Re: Difficult Vehicle

Step Stool is mandatory for this business I am 6ft 1 and have to reach at times even with step stool. Semi Trucks are rough have to open hood and stand on tire and stretch. My wife is shorter she struggles with big trucks but step stool is a few bucks at Fred Meyer they also carry some sweet bungee ...
by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 1:23 pm
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Marketing question
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Re: Marketing question

I use kind of in that way with the exception that the customer approached me about a chip. Maybe I have several customers or the customer is in a hurry so they don't want to wait. I place the chip saver over the chip or chips give them my card. This work likes a charm 100% of them return to me for a...
by RCRNR
December 29th, 2018, 1:11 pm
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Multiple repairs
Replies: 9
Views: 857

Re: Multiple repairs

Most insurance pay for one then rest are free some exceptions are gerber, hsg, pemco, cig etc. I personally charge for cash price in between what the insurance companies pay for an extra chip they pay between 10-20 an extra so I charge 15 to cash customers so long as done at the same time as first a...