The Lump Sum Contractor | Our Conversation with Bradley Gardner

Episode 23: The Lump Sum Contractor

In this episode, I’m joined by Brad Gardner of Hometown Restoration. Listen as we talk about out how his start as an insurance agent fueled his desire to help homeowners navigate the insurance claims process and get paid properly. We’ll discuss his preferred method of Lump Sum Contracts and explore why it’s such an effective method when dealing with your average residential roof replacement. He’ll share his step-by-step approach and the key phrase that helps homeowners break the back and forth of delays and denials that homeowners often face when trying to settle a claim.

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The Guest Speaker

Bradley Gardner is the founder of Hometown Restoration, a roofing and insurance restoration company. Based out of Jackson, Mississippi, the company serves locations in eight states. In addition to continuing to grow Hometown Restoration, Bradley has consulted with roofing contractors across the nation on growth and management strategies, including lump-sum contracting as a tool for combatting insurance companies attempting to underpay claims. A board advisor for the American Policyholder Association, Bradley provides guidance and counsel to industry watchdogs, state attorneys general, and other government agencies on the challenges homeowners face while recovering from major loss events. Most recently, he founded Hometown Restoration Franchise Systems to take the successful Hometown model to homeowners in more markets across the country. 

Our Host

Thomas Basch, Head of Customer Experience at Leap. Starting in this industry 20 years ago, Tom never realized what went into making a home-improvement business successful. Now, having met with thousands of contractors, helping adopt technology, and watching them grow, he’s excited to invite in a variety of guests

Thomas Basch, Leap's Head of Customer Experience

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