Restoration and Remediation Franchise Honored for Franchise Owner Satisfaction and Company Growth
April 18, 2019
PuroClean, a leading national restoration and remediation franchise, recently received top awards from renowned franchise organizations, including Franchise Business Review, Franchise Times, Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Direct. Each accolade is a testament to the company’s ongoing growth and achievements in franchise owner satisfaction, following a change in ownership just four years ago.
J.S. Held, a global consulting firm, announced today that it has acquired Veritox, Inc. and GT Engineering, a division of Veritox. Veritox (VTOX), a toxicology and industrial hygiene consulting firm with offices in Washington, Texas, South Carolina, and Florida, provides services in exposure assessment, industrial hygiene, human and environmental toxicology, forensic toxicology, and risk assessment.
One of my favorite parts about working in the restoration industry is that every day our brand has the opportunity to change people’s lives. It’s always top of mind for me to remember that we are called on by our customers during some of the most difficult periods they will experience.
It goes without question the use of drones – both in business and for recreation – has truly taken off over the last few years. Now equipped with technology like cameras, thermal imaging capabilities, and even computers, drones are being used in industries across the board.
In the disaster recovery and restoration world, the media used for blasting is determinative to project outcome. Many historic buildings have delicate surfaces that often require a softer media. In the cases of disaster recovery, how to remove soot, coal, char and other unwanted items without damaging the structure has always been the center of discussions.
During a structure fire, toxic smoke, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and particulate matter are generated from the vast array of building materials, contents, and household products that combust. These chemicals mix and interact with each other to create a vast array of carcinogens, poisonous gasses, acids, and other toxins that can cause acute and chronic illnesses, cancer, and even death.
Restoration is hard – and let’s face it, sometimes we laugh at things that might make other people cry or scream. You have to keep the work light, sometimes, right?! Enjoy these cartoons created especially for the restoration industry.