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Years ago, Bill Weber was called to a home to take care of a mold infestation. He used bleach to treat the situation.
Aerial measurements have been a part of the restoration industry providing exact roof measurements now for over five years.
Most problems in life are communication issues. This includes our communication with employees, employers, contractors, agents, adjusters and property owners.
When you think “contents restoration,” one technology that likely comes to mind is ultrasonics.
The Problem:On October 29, Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the mid-Atlantic Eastern seaboard. Although wind damage was extensive, storm surge and associated flooding created hundreds of thousands of water-damaged structures from Delaware to Connecticut, with severe impact in New York and New Jersey.
Data, data, data. Good information, collected from good measurements, can make the difference between a targeted approach that zooms right in on the source and full extent of a restoration job versus a standardized “throw everything at the problem” approach that can prove costly, ineffective, labor-intensive and time-consuming.
Fair warning - this article is being written on December 7th - a day president Franklin Roosevelt declared “…which will live in infamy.”
The disaster restoration industry is implementing new technology every day and it’s important to understand why technology is changing so as not to be lulled into doing things the same way they have always been done.
The 2013 RIA Leadership Summit & industry Expo was held from April 23-25 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The definitive guide to understanding and managing the effects of water on buildings Water in Buildings: An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold is a detailed and highly useful reference to help architects and other design professionals create dry, healthy environments, without jeopardizing a project with poor liability management.