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Our building consulting team offers a wide range of services, from traditional cost estimating and scheduling to total project management.
When property damage occurs, the various steps involved in obtaining repair estimates and technical advice can be overwhelming. Having a partner managing the process can help control costs and improve the outcome. Sedgwick offers a wide range of specialized building consulting services to help insurance companies and customers every step of the way.
Our clients trust us to understand their needs and provide the right experts where and when they are needed.
Technical excellence and the customer experience — getting the balance right
For a customer who is experiencing the trauma and disruption caused by a flooded or burnt property, technical excellence is important — but it’s not everything. In addition to their technical know-how, Sedgwick’s experts have highly developed communication and problem-solving skills. This combination allows us to balance the priorities of each party involved based on our in-depth knowledge of the building’s structure and the claims handling process. We provide reassurance, control and constant communication to all involved so they have confidence in our strategy to restore their property quickly and effectively.
Ensuring clear, timely communication between all parties is a critical part of every project. Working as a team means we can provide the support needed to manage each loss effectively for our clients.
As consultants, we need to see things from all sides while recommending what we believe is the best approach to effectively manage the repairs. This requires our team’s insight and technical expertise in the decision–making process. For example, they may need to determine if incurring additional upfront costs will save money in the long run and help a customer return home quicker, or if a damaged commercial property can be reconfigured to maintain a basic level of operation while the repairs are completed. This is the level of engagement and experience that sets Sedgwick apart.
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