Industry Headlines for May 22

Brett Steinberg Promoted to General Manager of Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 21, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Brett Steinberg was promoted to General Manager of Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Inc. (CCW)…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Second 2019 CSU hurricane forecast released June 4

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 20, 2019, 11:00 pm.

The first hurricane prediction for 2019 was less alarming than many prior years, with only two major hurricanes forecast to hit the U.S. coa… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Attend the 2019 Australasian Conference and Tradeshow

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 19, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Register today for the 2019 Australasian Conference and Tradeshow, taking place at the Novotel Hotel & Resort Twin Waters in Sunshine Co… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for May 15

2019 Contractor Connection Conference & Expo

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 14, 2019, 11:00 pm.

The 2019 Contractor Connection Conference & Expo continues a 20-plus year tradition of being the premier insurance r… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


A Breakthrough in Mold Stain Remover Technology

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

Breaking down today's mold stain removal options…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Insuring Your Risk in Master Service Agreements

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 12, 2019, 11:00 pm.

I was recently chatting with a restorer and trying to explain why his insurance needed to be customized to cover the risks he faced in doing… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for May 8

Hiring, Retaining, and Knowing when it’s Time to Say ‘Goodbye’

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 7, 2019, 11:00 pm.

We all know how hard it is to find good employees. We’ve all heard it: “People don’t want to work.”; “Don&rsqu… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


J.C. Restoration Volunteers To Produce 109,000 Life-saving Meals

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on May 6, 2019, 11:00 pm.

J.C. Restoration, Inc. (JCR) and hundreds of community members will work to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world. Thr… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Impasse, Part II: The role of the BATNA

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

When I first heard the term BATNA (Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement), I thought to myself, “No way! That’s a polite wa… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for May 1

Embrace Technology in Your Restoration Business: The Pathway to Efficiency

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

Whether we like it or not, change is constantly happening all around us. You have to decide whether or not the change works for you or if yo… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


5 Tips to Find an Odor Source

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 29, 2019, 1:48 pm.

While some odors are easily identifiable and the source more easily found and eliminated, such as fire or smoke-related smells, others take … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


California Cities Devastated by Wildfires Grappling with Contaminated Water

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 29, 2019, 1:27 pm.

Soaring temperatures from the wildfires melted the PVC water pipes buried underground, causing the plastic to leech chemicals into the water… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for April 24

Video: Ask Annissa | Setting Protocols

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 24, 2019, 11:00 pm.

To clean or not to clean: that is the question. Every cleaning job is unique and must be approached as such…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Registration for Next Gear Solutions CONNECT 2020 is Now Open

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 23, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Next Gear Solutions, developer of the leading job management software solutions in the restoration industry, is proud to announce that regis… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Interstate Restoration joins tree-planting event

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 22, 2019, 11:00 pm.

In advance of Monday’s Earth Day celebrations, Interstate Restoration helped hundreds of volunteers plant small evergreen trees in the… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for April 17

Video: Ask Annissa | Setting Protocols

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 24, 2019, 11:00 pm.

To clean or not to clean: that is the question. Every cleaning job is unique and must be approached as such…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Registration for Next Gear Solutions CONNECT 2020 is Now Open

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 23, 2019, 11:00 pm.

Next Gear Solutions, developer of the leading job management software solutions in the restoration industry, is proud to announce that regis… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Interstate Restoration joins tree-planting event

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 22, 2019, 11:00 pm.

In advance of Monday’s Earth Day celebrations, Interstate Restoration helped hundreds of volunteers plant small evergreen trees in the… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for April 10

Prepping for Disaster: CAT Work: 3 Reasons to Respond

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 9, 2019, 11:00 pm.

It seems like almost weekly we turn on the news and hear of some type of natural disaster. An earthquake, hurricane, tornado, flood, severe … Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


The Impasse: When Negotiations Reach a Stalemate

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 8, 2019, 11:00 pm.

I hate being backed into a corner. Whether it’s an employee trying to hold you hostage for a raise or an insurance adjuster standing h… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


CoreLogic Analysis Indicates Potential Underinsurance in Four Regional Scenarios Due to Reconstruction Cost Increases

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on April 8, 2019, 9:24 am.

Report demonstrates the importance of frequent recalculation of reconstruction costs in the United States, especially in regions prone to na… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

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.