Hey, hey, water damage Denver people. Oh, let’s see. We got some, uh, we’ve got some gold for you today. I’m trying to collect my thoughts here. Um,

it’s just a great time of the year here in Water Damage Denver. We always love, we think it’s funny when people think it snows 365 days a year here. We’re fine with people thinking that we do want them to come visit. Um, but as far as population control here, it, it’s getting kind of out of control. So we’re just, uh, we’re spoiled rotten with respect to legitimate four seasons that we get here. And right now we just happen to be in kind of mid to late spring and the colors are beautiful. It’s starting to get green and um, just a lot of beauty coming forth from a cold and dead winter.

And we got a lot of great sports going on. I’m not gonna lie, I’m a big hometown sports guy and I know that, uh, that were just considered a dusty old cow town. And probably a lot of professional sports teams don’t, or professional athletes think that this just isn’t a hip. And cool place to be, but we’ve got some teams that are on fire right now and the ones that we do have right now, I sure hope they stay cause we could have some fun with, uh, you know, several of our fourth sports franchises for years to come if they stick around and continue to grow together. Speaking of growing together, um, in, in terms of the newness of big foot restoration and repair, um, you know, the, the people that comprise the company have ample amounts of experience when it comes to water damage.

Water Damage Denver, we want you to know that, uh, this isn’t a startup that, you know, a bunch of newbies in a bunch of rookies are coming together and trying to give this one a shot couldn’t be more furthest from the truth. Um, there was a ton of experience there. There’s a ton of tenure in the industry and at some future Fahd pop Bella popcap podcast, man pod cast, one of those future ones of those, uh, we’ll get into the reason that a big foot was formed the way it was and the intentionality of the decision to create that come this company and maybe the inception behind it all. But it is a newer company, I would say probably little over two years old. And, um, you know, it, it’s been something that’s gotten some great traction, but whereas, um, you know, a lot of companies that are out there, you know, that might be their only thing.

And so they, that’s what they eat, live and breathe 24 hours a day. We’ve got a lot of other stuff on her plate with respect to businesses and things. So as far as getting the word out that that were very active and 24, seven, three 65 restoration, there’s just not, hasn’t been enough time in the day to, to get the word out marketing wise, even though we’re doing a ton of work and were um, executing on a lot of jobs for the unfortunate, um, folks who have had to deal with water damage Denver, smoke, fire, mold, all the things that we do. Um, but growth, growth has been good. And, uh, I can’t believe it’s already been a couple of years, but we realize and understand that there’s many other water damage Denver companies out there and folks that do a lot of the same things we do. And quite honestly, they do it, they do it well, they do it just fine.

So understanding that and knowing that and also being involved in multiple other businesses and the cleaning and restoration industries, it’s just something that has always been paramount to try to create good working relationships and to be in a good networking space. As far as other people in the industry, small, big, large companies, medium. Um, you just, you, you never know what you might learn from another company, from another individual. And um, it’s always in our opinion it’s, it’s, it’s a pleasure to get together with other likeminded people and, and share struggles, wins, you know, just a freestyle for, you know, as far as thinking I’m doing a group think type thing and religious strategizing and um, helping each other out. Um, and that, that’s all the behind the scenes stuff. But really what, um, the focus of today’s podcast is how we, um, are looking to team up with other restoration companies.

And that might be kind of a head scratcher may make a, you know, people may be both inside and outside the industry kind wonder why, why would, why would you say that? What would be the point? Are you just trying to piggyback and ride the coattails of other companies? What’s your strategy here buddy? Well, our strategy is that there comes a time and a place where jobs come in that quite honestly might be too big for what you are able to handle on your own. Now that that can come kind of Tony Ego thing where an individual that’s made me the head of a company, or maybe it’s a group that’s kind of running the company in general might be a little bit of a tough one to swallow to say, Oh, this job is nice and big. It might be fairly lucrative, but I don’t know if we can pull this one off.

And really that’s a honest conversation that each company owner or company board has to decide and they needed to decide it for the good of their clientele because that’s, that’s who it’s going to affect. If, if, if a job has taken on that you really have no business being able to promise what what needs to be done in that water damage Denver situation or you know, then you’re going to have mold pretty soon. If you can’t get that structure dry and you can’t get things mitigated properly, there’s going to be all sorts of nasty things that come down the pipeline. You don’t want to be on the hook for that are they? They don’t want to, but sometimes it’s an ego thing that, oh, we’ll do it. Yeah, absolutely. We’ll do it. And then they either embarrass themselves or unfortunately it does come back on the customer and they just kind of get the short end of the stick.

So it is a wonderful thing to partner with other restoration companies to Paro, partner with other, um, companies maybe that don’t do the exact same thing, but maybe you have a specialty, maybe they do large scale demo, maybe you’ve got board up service people that um, that’s all they do and you might need that for a fire job or smoke job. Fire Job I guess would be the case in the case of a board up. But, um, when you, when you have good relationships with other companies and there is that, you know, commonality, you might kind of be competitors to a certain point. But at the end of the day, again, you know, there’s, there’s plenty of, of work to go around. I suppose you could say. You could potentially call on another company to say, Hey, can you spare a truck and a couple of guys, um, we need this or that.

Oh yeah, absolutely. You know, and maybe that company, that other company is a little slower for at other reasons. So, you know, it’ll offers them a chance to, to have more of a lucrative day put. But there are people to work, not just sitting around waiting for the phone to ring and they can be of a benefit in a, maybe even a blessing to that other company. And you know, it’s Kinda mutually beneficial. So, and you know, and then there’s the case of where maybe one company has just got a couple jobs going on and another company has 10 and they’re kind of maxed out and that 11th job comes in and they don’t have the resources to do it. I mean, it’s not a big job. It’s not something that is just, Oh man, we need 45 d dehumidifiers and 150 fans. It’s simply they, all their crews are out.

And so there again, you’ve got a great relationship with, you know, another company you can rely on them to, to help you out. And there’s, again, they’re not to go in. You know what I mean? It’d be a case by case thing as far as what or who’s getting paid what, how are we doing this? Who’s getting billed through? There’s that discussion to be had, but the job gets done and you know, it, it helps everybody if again, as, as long as everybody’s on the same page. Um, let’s see what else? Uh, you know, there, there comes a point with respect to equipment, um, that the equipment that we use is not cheap. Everything is typically, you got at least a four figure price tag on it. And so you talk about acquiring a good handful of those types of units and it, it can get very, very pricey.

And there again, you, you just have to find the sweet spot as far as how many, how many dehumidifiers your company’s going to own and can they, can you afford to have those sit on the shelf if they’re not being actively used everyday. So there is kind of a rental opportunity in that case to cross network and say, Hey, I’m so and so over at ABC restoration, you know, Steve here at bigfoot, um, we are maxed out on dehumidifiers. Do you, do you guys have any, you know, XL LDRs for rent that we could use on this project for the next five days? And if they have those on the shelf and they’re not currently being used, I guarantee it’s a win win for everybody. They can rent those out to me. I can pay them a fair rental price for each day, um, times five days that that’s a nice little paycheck for them at the end of that job.

So another way that, that companies can kind of mutually benefit one another. Um, but you know, really when it boils down to it, it’s just having an openness to, uh, to be willing to work together as a team. We’re, we’re constantly trying to improve our ability to, to work together to make sure that teamwork dynamic is as, as great as it possibly can be in, and that the communication and everything is just spot on. Well, when you’re working with an entirely different company, um, you know, there are some inherent challenges that come with that. But as, as companies get to know one another, as you know, different project managers get to know one another and trust one another. There’s, there’s a substantial opportunity there to be at, to be a help and to, to really be a resource. And no, not even to mention that you just never know when you might run into something that you’ve never experienced before and maybe nobody in your company has ever experienced before.

So you could literally be right in the middle of a job, you know, two or three days in and you, you come upon something that just totally blows your mind and okay, no, I don’t know what’s going on. Nobody in my company has ever seen this before. And there again, you, you call on your, your friends and your, your water damage Denver people from other companies, and I guess it doesn’t necessarily have to be in the same town, but you just develop that relationship with the folks that do the same thing that you do every day. And it’s a, it’s a vault of information, you know, that, that you can draw on. And we just want to be a part of that. We want to be helpful to other companies. Have of other individuals that you know are in the same water damage Denver Industry, that service, you know, individuals that have experienced a loss with respect to smoke or fire or mold or wa.

Again, water damage Denver area. Um, we want, we want, believe it or not, and it’s not just lip service. We really do want to connect with other restoration companies and, um, just have that good kind of common fellowship of bouncing ideas off one another. What, you know, what works for you, what’s worked for us and um, you know, be open to sharing things that you know, ultimately are going to benefit the customer. And it’s, you know, maybe not so much company centric. It’s how can we give the best service to our customers. So, um, that, that’s how we approach, you know, potential relationships with other restoration companies or individuals that maybe, you know, dabble in it, maybe have carpet cleaning companies that, um, do it from time to time that might be, might be a little bit limited on the amount of service that they can, they can offer, you know, the amount of equipment that they have that, you know, they might, you know, be pretty maxed out real quick and perhaps big foot could be, uh, a resource and a help to them as far as providing help or equipment or anything, you know, just to help them get the job done so that I think we’ll go ahead and shut it off there.

Had kind of one other little thought, but it really isn’t so much with respect to other, other companies and, and developing a good, strong, um, just community of restoration mitigation companies. But it has, you know, perhaps we’ll develop another podcast based on the different types of programs that are out there, a vendor lists and things of that nature. So, um, if you are involved in a restoration company, if you actively provide water damage Denver, uh, services, smoke, fire damage, mold and you’re interested in sitting down for a cup of coffee or you know, coming over to the shop and I’m introducing yourself. It’s something we’re always open to. We love, um, meeting other people in our cleaning and restoration community and we’re convinced that, you know, it’s not so much a US versus you or US versus them type mentality. It’s just we all go about doing what we do various sincerely and, uh, if we can, if we can ever help one another out, you just never, ever know when that time or situation might arise where, um, you just need help.

And when you do, it’s, there’s not much of a better feeling than being able to just scroll through your phone and have two or three or four or five points of contact that you know, could potentially help with your situation. So please reach out to big foot seven two zero five, seven five three six, six, eight. If you or someone you know would fit that mold, we would love to get to know him. We’d love to develop a relationship in a network, um, for, for future down the road type stuff. Be a great thing. Appreciate the support and the community. Uh, we’re here for you when you need us. 24, seven, three 65. Until next time.