Industry Headlines for April 3

Protimeter Unveils Brand New, Intuitive Thermo-Hydrometer

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 28, 2019, 8:04 pm.

Protimeter Hygromaster L is a simple to use thermo-hygrometer with market-leading fast response and accuracy…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Georgia Legislature Passes Bill to Regulate Crime Scene Cleanup Industry

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 28, 2019, 7:57 pm.

This is a first-of-its-kind bill that’s been years in the works, backed by some successful forensic and crime scene restoration contractors…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


UPDATE: SERVPRO Acquired by Blackstone

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 28, 2019, 11:29 am.

The services-franchise sector’s fragmented nature and high cash-flow model are also a big draw. Many services-franchise businesses are found… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for March 27

Saving the Date & the Venue

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 26, 2019, 1:15 pm.

With three days and 150,000 square feet of smoke, fire, and water damage, it took a motivated team to get the job done – and save the weddin… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


A New Way to Eliminate Shoe Odor: Hydroxyls

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 26, 2019, 12:20 pm.

Noticed a funky smell coming from your work boots, or your coworkers? A machine already in your warehouse can solve the problem!… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


The Keodalah Claim & What It Could Mean for Restorers

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 26, 2019, 11:17 am.

A recent ruling in Washington State has broadened liability in insurance claims to individual employees…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for March 20

Restoration Roundup: Deadly Flooding, SERVPRO’s Possible Acquisition, Asbestos-Riddled Town, & More | 3.20.19

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 20, 2019, 8:48 am.

The latest on the SERVPRO acquisition process, Midwest floods, FEMA rules, California wildfire regulations, and more!… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Private Equity Firm Nearing Deal to Acquire SERVPRO

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 19, 2019, 11:29 am.

The services-franchise sector’s fragmented nature and high cash-flow model are also a big draw. Many services-franchise businesses are found… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Mold Prevention and Remediation in HVAC Systems

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 19, 2019, 6:51 am.

When a client has a mold infestation, it is important to point out that humidity control is the only permanent solution, and ASHRAE recommen… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for March 13

Water Damage, Odors Create Issues for Columbus High School

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 13, 2019, 10:22 am.

After the initial water damage, students began reporting a urine or mildew smell…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Innovative Chemical Products Acquires Benefect

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 13, 2019, 8:40 am.

With the acquisition, ICP Group expands ICP Building Solutions Group’s portfolio into sustainable, naturally derived antimicrobial and… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Appropriate Compensation in Today’s Job Market

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 13, 2019, 12:00 am.

Too many business leaders have been misled by the “accounting mentality” and think paying their people too much (whatever that m… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for March 6

PuroClean Commemorates 100th Flood in State-of-the-Art Training Facility

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 5, 2019, 12:17 pm.

One of only 27 flood houses in the world, PuroClean’s state-of-the-art training facility provides franchise owners, their team members, an… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


More Floods Celebrates New Training Grads

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 5, 2019, 9:52 am.

Four companies recently attended, and completed, training with More Floods!… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Top Tips for Moisture Meter Use in Water Mitigation

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on March 5, 2019, 12:00 am.

The water damage restoration industry recognized standard of care, the ANSI/IICRC S500, contains a significant amount of information related… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for February 27

Disasters Happen Everywhere

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 26, 2019, 1:26 am.

Disasters happen everywhere, and can send any restoration company into high gear. While it’s obviously impossible (and unnecessary) for ev… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Odor Removal: Hydroxyl or Ozone?

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 22, 2019, 4:47 am.

Amid safety concerns about ozone, hydroxyl generators seem to have become the preferred odor removal tool for many restorers…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Matterport Unveils New Cloud Platform Expanding Access to 3D Technology

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 21, 2019, 2:11 pm.

New cloud software platform enhances the power of Matterport’s flagship Pro2 camera, and enables new users to transform panoramic and 360-de… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for February 20

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 19, 2019, 1:31 pm.

PPE must meet industry and federal regulations while at the same time allowing team members to perform their required duties efficiently and… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Women in Restoration 2019: Call for Nominations (with VIDEO!)

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 18, 2019, 8:09 am.

With 130 total nominations in the last three years, who will be named the 2019 Women in Restoration winner?… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Restoration in 2019: It’s Time to Move Forward

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 13, 2019, 11:00 pm.

What does the cleaning and restoration industry look like in 2019? That seems like a billion (maybe trillion) dollar question. If any of us … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for February 13

Colorado Tri-Flo Signs Distribution Agreement with Oldham Chemicals

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 13, 2019, 9:20 am.

Agreement further expands the availability of Tri-Flo’s bed bug thermal solutions to the professional pest management market…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


The Evolution of Stable Sales Revenue

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 10, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Over the last two years, I’ve focused on 25 companies. The companies ranged in size from around $250,000 to nearly $30 million in annu… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Jon-Don Acquires Quest Building Products

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

As Jon-Don expands its expertise in servicing specialty contractors in the concrete surface prep and polishing sector, the acquisition of Qu… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for February 6

4 Ways to Avoid Accounts Receivable Battles with Insurance Carriers

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 5, 2019, 11:00 pm.

They say familiarity breeds contempt. Perhaps that is the inspiration for this piece. Or maybe it’s just that after 17 years of dealin… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


RIA News: February 2019

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 4, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Register for the 2019 International Restoration Convention + Industry Expo, the premier event developed by contractors, for contractors, tak… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Restoring Smoke-Damaged Textiles

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on February 3, 2019, 11:00 pm.

During a structure fire, toxic smoke, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and particulate matter are generated from the vast array of buildin… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for January 30

Handling Post-Remediation Complaints

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 29, 2019, 11:00 pm.

The indoor environment is an inherently complex system. There’s the building itself, of course. The design, materials, systems, and so… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Preparing to Respond: Educating and Equipping Restorers for Catastrophe Loss Response

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 27, 2019, 11:00 pm.

When Restoration & Remediation was created more than a decade ago, the purpose was pretty obvious: education for property loss contracto… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Utility Blamed for Deadly California Wildfire Sees Stocks Rally in Bankruptcy

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on January 24, 2019, 12:20 pm.

California's biggest utility provider, rallied nearly 10% Tuesday after the company reported it has lined up $5.5 billion to fund i… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.