Industry Headlines for January 9

New Device Uses Hydroxyl Radicals, Plasma Jets for Water Purification

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 7, 2019, 2:17 pm.

Disaster restoration isn’t the only space finding use for hydroxyl radicals…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Insurers Sue California Utility Over Wildfire Damage

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 7, 2019, 1:27 pm.

The lawsuits filed by Allstate, State Farm, USAA and their subsidiaries come on top of several other cases filed by victims of the Camp Fire… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


AdvantaClean Acquired by Home Franchise Concepts

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 7, 2019, 9:32 am.

AdvantaClean becomes the fourth Home Franchise Concepts home-related brand, joining Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft® … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for January 2

Does Cleaning Mold From Carpet Work?

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 31, 2018, 11:00 pm.

There is considerable confusion in the minds of restoration professionals regarding the proper approach to carpets that are part of a water … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


R&R’s Most Popular Articles and Videos of 2018

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 28, 2018, 7:53 am.

Industry hot topics translate into most popular articles and videos in R&R, including Xactimate, O&P, 3-day drying, containment… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Grow Your Restoration Business By Combining These 4 Marketing Channels

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Restoration is largely a numbers game and using multiple marketing channels expands your audience…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for December 26

BuildFax Data Shows Commercial, Residential Construction Trending Downward

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 20, 2018, 1:42 pm.

This is the first time since 2011 that all three categories have decreased in the same month, pointing to a potential market slowdown on the… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Next Gear Solutions Hosting Inaugural CONNECT User Conference

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 20, 2018, 9:28 am.

CONNECT will offer tailored tracks specific to each role within a restoration company, including Finance and Accounting, Admin and Coordinat… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Ask Annissa: Packout Requirements and Responsibilities

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 20, 2018, 9:18 am.

Understanding your responsibilities during the packout process…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for December 19

Matterport Names Actionable Insights as Premier Certified Trainer, Support Partner

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 18, 2018, 11:13 am.

Actionable Insights has developed a specialized curriculum to accelerate the adoption of Matterport’s all-in-one reality capture system as… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Concrobium Acquired by Rust-Oleum Corporation

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 18, 2018, 10:35 am.

The Concrobium brand is an excellent strategic fit that will expand Rust-Oleum’s specialty cleaning product portfolio, complementing its e… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Large Sewage Loss Proves Quick Work, Product Selection are Key

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 18, 2018, 9:22 am.

The seven-week mitigation required 250 technicians and over 24,000 man hours…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for December 12

Selling Against the Hustle

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 10, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Just the other day, my kitchen faucet started leaking. It was a familiar leak. I had seen it happen before, shortly after we built our home…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


R&R IICRC Monthly Update: December 2018

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IICRC Seeks Volunteers for New Standards – BSR/IICRC S530 and BSR/IICRC S590… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Jon-Don Announces Corporate Rebranding Campaign

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 7, 2018, 10:33 am.

Jon-Don launched its rebranding campaign by introducing a new tagline, “Let’s Tackle Your Toughest Jobs™,” as well as a full re-desi… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for December 5

Large Loss Restoration Equipment: Rent vs. Buy

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 4, 2018, 11:48 am.

Renting equipment is often a great way to begin to scale your business, without making a large capital investment up front…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Your Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Advanced Certification Is Waiting…

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on December 3, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Start 2019 off on the right foot and begin to work towards your Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Certification. Obtain RIA'… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Restoration Professional Preferences in Receiving Flood House Training

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 30, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Flood houses are valuable educational resources for restoration professionals to better understand post-disaster conditions inside building … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for November 28

Developing Your Restoration Company’s Meeting Rhythm

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 27, 2018, 12:07 pm.

A meeting rhythm is a schedule of productive, organized meetings that are planned in advance and have a set agenda to improve communicatio… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Ask Annissa: Cleaning Ash and Soot Off Upholstery and Carpet

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 27, 2018, 11:57 am.

Annissa shares some great tips on handling contents cleaning after a wildfire – including tools and techniques for effective cleaning, and t… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Restoration 1® Expands to Nevada

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 27, 2018, 10:03 am.

The three locations, serving 1.4 million people, will be jointly owned and operated by Ron Powell and Carl Bassett…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for November 21

Ask the Expert: Smoke Odor Removal Tips Using Hydroxyl Generators

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 20, 2018, 9:16 am.

This Ask the Expert video was done in the wake of the 2018 California wildfires, but the tips remain true for any odor removal job. The key … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Interstate Restoration Moving Equipment into Fire-Damaged Areas

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 19, 2018, 10:44 am.

As California residents face the worst air quality in the world, Interstate Restoration continues to move hundreds of air scrubbers into the… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Delta Disaster Services Opening Colorado’s First Certified Flood House Training Facility

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 19, 2018, 10:40 am.

The flood house will serve as a safe environment in which real-world simulations can be created by flooding a 1,500 square-foot structure an… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for November 14

Ask the Expert: The Value in Live Website Chat for Restoration Companies

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 13, 2018, 11:31 am.

Because no one can predict when water or fire damage will occur or when mold is noticed, having a live website chat service can capture all … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Restorer’s Perspective: The 3 R’s of Mastering Xactimate for Beginners

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 12, 2018, 11:00 pm.

If you work with insurance claims, you will want to familiarize yourself with writing and reading Xactimate estimates. This is true whether … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Mold & IAQ Inspections: Embracings Innovations in Restoration

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 9, 2018, 1:14 pm.

Before he became a licensed mold inspector/assessor in 2006, Brent Horton, owner of Mold and Air Inspection in Boiling Springs, S.C., sold i… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for November 7

Ask Annissa: Maintaining a work/life balance as a restoration company owner

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 6, 2018, 11:00 pm.

As a contents restoration business owner, how do you make time to live your own life among all of the demands of your profession?It's al… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


R&R IICRC Monthly Update: November 2018

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 4, 2018, 11:00 pm.

The IICRC’s Standards Subscription Website allows IICRC Instructors, Schools, Certified Firms and registrants to access standards, ref… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


RIA News: November 2018

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on November 1, 2018, 11:00 pm.

The 2018 Forensic Restoration Conference is just around the corner. Taking place in Cincinnati on Nov. 15-16, don’t miss the opportuni… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.