The 2022 Experience Conference & Exhibition is taking place April 6-8 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati. In this episode of Ask the Expert, Larry Cooper offers a sneak peek of the upcoming cleaning and restoration event.
The Indoor Air Quality Association is hosting its 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo February 22-25 in Tucson, Arizona. In this episode of Ask the Expert, IAQA President Jay Stake discusses the educational program of more than 40 sessions on topics including infectious diseases, mold remediation, and regulations and standards.
What does the Restoration Industry Association have planned for the new year? We invited CEO Kristy Cohen, President Mark Springer, President-Elect Katie Smith and Restoration Advocate Ed Cross to share the many fresh RIA initiatives in the works.
“As an industry, we must perform at a higher level than ever before with less qualified people than we’ve ever had. That is the restoration industry’s staffing challenge,” Jeremy Reets writes. “Companies that bring on new staff and quickly get them to a high level of competency will be the ones to dominate their market. So, how do you increase the competency of your staff quickly and dominate your market? Hands-on training is part of the solution!”
Take back to your company the knowledge and skills to perform a variety of restoration services to properties and contents affected by fire and smoke. Odor, as a result of a wide variety of sources, can be challenging. Learn to tackle all odors using various techniques and products.
Take back to your company the basic and advanced knowledge and skills of drying, monitoring, and documenting water losses. The latest and most effective techniques and tools and inspiration to dry using innovative approaches, and ideas on how to improve the effectiveness and efficiency in rendering water restoration services.
Take back to your company an understanding of pre-inspection, fabric identification, basic cleaning chemicals, including proper cleaning techniques, and equipment. Students will gain knowledge in residential and light commercial settings.
The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations, or other related professions.
The Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician course teaches techniques and safety issues related to carpet repair and re-installation, carpet construction, inspection process prior to cleaning, tools of the trade, floor preparation, adhesives, carpet cushion installation, tackless strip, and moldings, seaming, and proper stretching.