SCA Blog Team

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How to Set Up Your Professional Claims Email Address in 60 Minutes or Less

As an independent auto damage appraiser, you are working with vehicle owners, insurance companies, independent appraisal firms, and auto body repair facilities and you need to make a good first impression. There are many things you can do in person to better your professionalism, but many appraisers don’t take the time to make a good [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:21:27+00:00July 12th, 2018|SCA Blog Team|0 Comments

The Life of a Contracted 1099 Auto Damage Appraiser

Working as a 1099 contracted independent auto damage appraiser, can be thrilling and fulfilling but, let’s be realistic, it also has its disadvantages. It takes discipline to keep a schedule, balancing work life and personal life, obtaining a good client base and let’s not forget invoicing and paying taxes. Let’s look at what it takes, [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:39:23+00:00June 26th, 2018|SCA Blog Team|0 Comments

How to Stay Safe When Caught in a Hail Storm

Hail storms can come on very quickly and cause extensive damage. Hail is formed during thunderstorms when rising currents of air, called updrafts, carry raindrops high into the atmosphere where they freeze. Eventually the hailstones become large enough that the updrafts can no longer lift them and they fall to earth. Here are 4 tips on [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:41:10+00:00June 5th, 2018|SCA Blog Team|0 Comments

5 Expense Tracking Apps for 1099 Contractors

Being an independent auto damage appraiser can be a challenging career. Fast cycle times, high expectations, demanding customers, and dealing with devastation on a daily basis can all add up and make you feel worn out. Many appraisers are so busy handling being the appraisers for their company they neglect being the all in one [...]

By |2018-08-07T15:08:17+00:00April 5th, 2018|SCA Blog Team|0 Comments

Cloudy Headlight Dangers and Solutions

Most of us don’t pay much attention to our headlights. They just illuminate the road for us when we need them and if a bulb goes out we get it replaced. Yet, slowly over time the headlights of a vehicle can become cloudy looking and cause potential dangerous scenarios and consequences. As auto damage appraisers [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:48:16+00:00April 2nd, 2018|SCA Blog Team|0 Comments