We’ve all heard about volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Restoration and remediation professionals use or encounter them in scores of different products every day. These include cleaning solutions, adhesives, aerosols, paints, fabrics, carpets, and building materials.
Selling a home can be a challenge – one that’s magnified dramatically if the structure faces the damaging effects of mold and rot. In an upscale Doylestown, Penn., neighborhood, improper sill flashing and reverse through-flashing on window openings were contributing to severe moisture management issues in a series of stucco homes.
As part of my job, every year I review hundreds of income statements and analyze operational costs for the purpose of improving profitability. On three separate occasions in just the past year, I discovered that struggling contractors were not realizing their full profit potential because their gross profit targets were too low.
We are in the midst of a major transition in the restoration industry – with some owners and leaders preparing to retire or sell their companies, and a new generation of leaders stepping into those roles in companies and industry associations alike. These six are already well on their way to being major forces and voices in the industry; the sky is the limit.
The transaction is one in a recent series in which Interstate Restoration has established itself as the nation’s go-to organization for response to disasters such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes.
Owners Alex and Aaron Peters, a father and son duo, will be offering their restoration expertise to homeowners throughout Springfield, Bloomington, Peoria, Champaign, Galesburg, and everywhere in between.
Registration is now open for the IICRC’s second-annual technical conference, “The Summit at Lone Mountain.” Taking place Aug. 9-11 at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Mont., The Summit will feature presentations from the leading minds in the world of cleaning, disaster restoration and flooring inspection.