The art of analyzing data has made it possible to spot trends and predict the near-term future. By examining patterns and what’s about to happen, governments and businesses are making decisions on how to prepare for what people will do and where they will spend money.
We are now digging into equipment sizing and understanding the ANSI/IICRC S500, Edition 4, 2015 (S500) to improve drying performance and are starting with air mover calculations and getting the job properly sized.
For many people, discussions of chemistry are not only confusing; such conversations are actually scary. Too many individuals do not appreciate just how valuable a basic understanding of chemistry can be to their efforts as a cleaning or restoration professional.
As we seek to return to normalcy without a vaccine, COVID-19 confronts us with a troubling reality. We spend 90% of our time indoors in the U.S. and Europe, and scientific evidence indicates we are nearly 20 times more likely to be infected by the virus indoors than outdoors.
Have you ever stopped to wonder what role chemistry plays in our professional lives as cleaners and restorers? To get a sense, all you have to do is go out to your shop or warehouse and stop in front of the shelf, cabinets, or storage room that has all your miscellaneous bottles, cans, bags and containers of miscellaneous chemicals.
There are multiple ways to dry affected walls, each with different benefits depending on the severity of the loss. It is often recommended to start with the drying process that requires the least amount of demolition.
At R&R, we love sharing success stories from restoration and remediation jobs! This special case study comes from Werner Restoration, and details a tricky fire damage restoration company at a large heavy equipment parts manufacturer.
This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is off to an active start. An average hurricane season has about 12 named storms. During the current season, the sixth named storm (called Fay) had already formed by early July, becoming the earliest-in-season “F” Atlantic storm on record.
Although there are some substantive differences during execution of the work, there is no denying that many of the core concepts integrated into the current standard of care for mold remediation come from the asbestos abatement industry.