If you have been in the restoration business for more than five years, you have likely noticed it is getting harder to collect from your customers who are dependent upon insurance proceeds and two-party checks to pay for your services.
As a professional who has been involved in the mold remediation industry ever since it emerged from the shadows of the more general concept of an indoor air quality problem, I find it fascinating to see how much the science and practice of fungal control continues to change.
In Part I of this article, we explored the concept of positioning, the strategy option of serving the deeper needs of a narrower set of customer markets, and clearly understanding what sets our companies apart from the competition in terms of the order winners that give us an advantage.
Coatings are an integral component of fire restoration, most crucially to prevent the recurrence of smoke odor. Coatings implemented post-fire are not finish paints, but can serve as primers while blocking stains and adhering to less-than-ideal surfaces.
CitriFresh Distribution (CFD) is pleased to announce that Michael Mello and Steve Franks have joined the executive team as National Sales Managers. Michael is managing the Eastern United States and Steve is managing the Western United States.
After receiving questions pertaining to the ANSI/IICRC S500: 2015 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration and the use of air filtration devices (AFD’s) in different categories of water intrusions, the IICRC’s S500 consensus body has released a Statement of Interpretation (PDF) to clarify and interpret the relevant language.