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Hauling Debris

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Seth Harrison, Mark Whatley

Key Contributor(s): Janet Watkins, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 02/14/2018

Last Update: 02/14/2018

Tags: Debris, Dump, Garbage, Hauling, Landfill, Load, Trash, truck

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a residential (Class 3 | Cat 1) water loss. The scope of what this Insight Sheet seeks to explore is limited, thus a detailed back story is not …

Roofing – 3 Tab Shingles

Actionable Insights Roofing - 3 Tab Shingles

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/08/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Cap, Chimney, Drip Edge, Fireplace, Flashing, Ridge Cap, Roofing - 3 Tab Shingles, Vent, roof, shingles

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a residential fire loss where the majority of the OSB Sheathing and Truss framing was completely compromised prior to the fire being extinguished. Thus, the roof was considered …

Furnace with AC

Actionable Insights Furnace with AC

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/15/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: AC, Furnace with AC

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a 2000 SQFT residential townhome fire loss. The vehicle’s battery was being charged overnight and the charger overheated, caught fire, and subsequently caught the engine compartment on fire. …

Microbial Remediation

Actionable Insights Microbial Remediation

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/13/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Microbial Remediation, Remediation

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential single story (Class 3 | Cat 1) water loss that transitioned into a Cat 3. The property owners were out of the home on holiday, and …

Textile Restoration

Actionable Insights Textile Restoration

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/21/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Restoration, Textile, Textile Restoration, cleaning

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This a residential fire of a single story Tudor style home that was caused by a faulty laptop battery charger.  The policyholders were not at home at the time of …

Packout Vehicles

Actionable Insights Packout Vehicles

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/16/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Packback, Packout, Vehicle, car, transportation, truck, van

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This Insight Sheet seeks to highlight the basic vehicle concessions associated with a standard two-day packout and two-day packback. The catalyst for the packout was a (Class 3 | Cat …

Vault Storage

Actionable Insights Vault Storage

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/20/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Packback, Packout, Storage, Storage Container, Vault

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This Insight Sheet© seeks to illustrate best practices associated with invoicing for 6′ x 7′ x 7′ storage vaults stored in a climate controlled warehouse. The contents that were relocated …

CAT 3 Extraction with Contents

Actionable Insights CAT 3 Extraction with Contents

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/16/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Cat, Cat 3, Contents, Decontamination, Extraction, Flood, Water

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a residential (Class 2 | Cat 3) soft clog fill-up water loss. The toilet internals failed to automatically shut off at height and the water ran for about …

Dryer Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Dryer Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/16/2017

Last Update: 06/13/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Dryer, Dryer Detach & Reset

5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential fire loss that resulted in the dryer being detached during the mitigation phase. The washing machine was relocated off-site for cleaning and was later returned to …

Washing Machine Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Washing Machine Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/14/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Washing Machine, Washing Machine Detach & Reset

5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss that resulted in the washing machine being detached during the mitigation phase. The washing machine was relocated to the …

Garbage Disposal Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Garbage Disposal Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/19/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Garbage Disposal, Garbage Disposal Detach & Reset, Kitchen

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss that resulted in the dual basin sink and the associated garbage disposal being detached during the mitigation phase.  Sometimes …

Dishwasher Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Dishwasher Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/11/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Dishwasher, Dishwasher Detach & Reset

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss that resulted in the dishwasher detached during the mitigation phase. The dishwasher was relocated to the garage for the …

Freestanding Gas Range Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/16/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Gas Range, Gas Range Detach & Reset, Kitchen

4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss that resulted in the range being detached during the mitigation phase. The oven was relocated to the garage for …

Oven Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Oven Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/20/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Kitchen, Oven, Oven Detach & Reset

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss that resulted in the built-in oven being detached during the mitigation phase. The oven was relocated to the garage …

Refrigerator Detach & Reset

Actionable Insights Refrigerator Detach & Reset

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/20/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Appliance, Detach & Reset, Kitchen, Refridgerator, Refrigerator Detach & Reset

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential fire loss. This fire was started by the dryer vent that was located in the unfinished basement. The fire ignited the floor joist and then crept …

Fiberglass Shower Base

Actionable Insights Fiberglass Shower Base

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/21/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Caulking, Faucet, Fiberglass, Shower, Shower Base, Waterproof, Waterproofing, drain, plumbing

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This loss was a commercial fire loss. The bathroom was stripped down to the metal studs during the mitigation phase. The supply lines and drain assembly required replacement as they …

Flood Cut Repair: R13, Drywall, & Texture

Actionable Insights Flood Cut - R13, Drywall, & Texture

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/14/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Drywall, Insulation, Texture

5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 55 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)
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This is a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss. The drywall and insulation were removed 2′ up the wall along the entire perimeter. These activities were spearheaded by …

Calcium Chloride Test

Actionable Insights Calcium Chloride Test

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/16/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Calcium Chloride Test, Test

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This particular loss was created by a slab leak that was located above the aggregate and within the slab. The flooring was not removed in this area during the mitigation …

Granite Countertops

Actionable Insights Temp Support Solid Surface Countertop & Tile Backsplash

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/08/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Countertops, Granite Countertops

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a residential (Class 3 | Cat 1) water loss. The supply line failed in the bathroom located on the 3rd floor of a beach house while the property …

Glue Down Wood Flooring

Actionable Insights Glue Down Wood Flooring

Category: Repair

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/19/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Flooring, Glue Down Wood Flooring

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This particular loss was created by a slab leak that was located above the aggregate and within the slab. The flooring was not removed in this area during the mitigation …

On-site Storage Container

Actionable Insights On-site Storage Container

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/20/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, On-site, On-site Storage Container, Packback, Packout, Storage Container

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss. The loss was created by a PEX pipe failure located in the kitchen wall. The kitchen, living room, and small …

Off-Site Storage Container with Decontamination & After Hours

Actionable Insights Off-site Storage Container (After Hours & Cat 3)

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/18/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Decontamination & After Hours, Off-Site Storage Container with Decontamination & After Hours, Off-site, Off-site Storage Container, Packback, Packout, Storage Container

5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a residential (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss. The loss was created by a hot water PEX pipe failure located in the kitchen wall. The Kitchen and, …

Off-site Storage Container

Actionable Insights Off-site Storage Container

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/10/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Off-site, Off-site Storage Container, Packback, Packout, Storage Container

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This was a (Class 2 | Cat 1) water loss. The loss was created by a PEX pipe failure located in the kitchen wall. The kitchen, living room, and small …

Packout/Packback Labor

Actionable Insights PO/PB Labor

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/14/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Contents, Labor, Packback, Packout, Packout/Packback Labor

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a single story (Class 3 | Cat 1) residential water loss. The policyholder was not in town at the time the hot water heater supply line failed. The …

Sunbelt Scaffolding

Actionable insights Sunbelt Scaffolding

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/11/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Equipment, Rental, Scaffolding, Sunbelt, Sunbelt Scaffolding

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a commercial (Class 3 | Cat 1) loss. A 6″ fresh water pipe on the 16th floor experienced a catastrophic failure. Water quickly filled the elevator shaft, and …

Sunbelt Scissor Lift

Actionable Insights Sunbelt Scissor Lift

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 07/15/2017

Last Update: 06/14/2017

Tags: Equipment, Lift, Rental, Sunbelt, Sunbelt Scissor Lift

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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This is a commercial water loss (Class 2 | Cat 2). The water intrusion was caused by a failed ½” copper line. The water sprayed continuously for hours and soaked …

Personal Protective Equipment – Cat 3

Actionabel Insights PPEs Cat 3 Personal Protective Equipment

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 06/07/2017

Last Update: 07/07/2017

Tags: Booties, Boots, Charge, Disposable, Gloves, HEPA, Heavy Duty, PPE, PPEs, Personal Protective Equipment, Respirator, Rubber, Suit

5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)
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This is a residential (Class 3 | Cat 3) water loss. The source of the loss was an upstairs toilet that suffered a catastrophic soft clog fill-up. The water near …

Injectidry Systems

Injectidry Insight Sheet

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Ernie Storrer, Dan Smith

AI Board Approval: 02/04/2017

Last Update: 02/04/2017

Tags: Booster, Decontamination, Drying, Mats, Performance, Remote Monitoring, Thermal DBK, Wood Floor

5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 55 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5 (5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)
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This assumes a multi-level water loss (Class 3 | Cat 1). The cause of loss was a supply line located under the sink in the upstairs bathroom. The policyholder noticed …

DBK Performance Dry Out Equipment

DBK Drymatic Dry Out Insight Sheet

Category: Mitigation

Principal Author(s): Mark Whatley, Seth Harrison

Key Contributor(s): David Mattioli, Alan James, Dan Smith, Jakob Hibbard

AI Board Approval: 05/03/2017

Last Update: 05/03/2017

Tags: DBK, Drying, Drying Mats, Drymatic II, Equipment, Floor, Heat, Octopus., Performance, System, Thermal, Wall

7 votes, average: 4.86 out of 57 votes, average: 4.86 out of 57 votes, average: 4.86 out of 57 votes, average: 4.86 out of 57 votes, average: 4.86 out of 5 (7 votes, average: 4.86 out of 5)
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This assumes a multi-level Class 3 | CAT 1 water loss. DBK performance drying equipment was exclusively employed (Power Distribution Boxes notwithstanding). The project required extensive remote monitoring. The sensors …