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.

Industry Headlines for October 31

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for New BSR/IICRC S530 and BSR/IICRC S590 Standards

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 30, 2018, 10:39 am.

Consensus body members can expect to begin work on the standards by early 2019 with nearly all meetings being held online and via conference… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


911 Restoration Is Spreading The Fresh Start Attitude Across U.S.

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 30, 2018, 9:26 am.

Every employee at 911 Restoration considers themselves to be difference makers and vows to positively change the lives of their customers by… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Best Practices: Why They Aren’t Good Enough

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 29, 2018, 10:57 am.

Best practice does not mean we are good or better; it actually means we are no worse than others in our market…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for October 24

10 Strategies for Coping with Short Staffing

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 23, 2018, 10:21 am.

Great staffing tips from a restoration pro…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Ask Annissa: Creating a Business that Funds the Lifestyle YOU Want

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 23, 2018, 9:15 am.

Do you have a “I know I’m successful when ____” list? How do YOU define success?… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Innovative Cleaning Technology Restores Damaged Leather Goods

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 22, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Leather can face a truckload of wear and tear and still not give away. As a material, it is as tough as they come. It is used to make a larg… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for October 17

What is a “Good” Estimator?

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 16, 2018, 11:00 pm.

A lot of companies are constantly looking for a “good” estimator, but they haven’t taken the time to write down a descript… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


IICRC Announces 2019 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 16, 2018, 8:40 am.

New members include Mark Drosdov, David Hodge, Tony Macaluso and Ryan Tasovac. Scott Mitseff was also re-elected for an additional term…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Corelogic: Hurricane Michael Wind and Storm Surge Cause An Estimated $3 Billion to $5 Billion in Losses

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 14, 2018, 11:00 pm.

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced upda… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for October 10

Exercising Caution During Hurricane and Flood Damage Cleanup

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 10, 2018, 10:16 am.

As cleanup begins in affected areas, workers and residents alike may unknowingly encounter hidden safety and health-compromising conditions,… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Getting Screwed By Your Lawyer?

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 9, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Social media abounds with complaints from clients claiming they are getting screwed by their lawyers. But don’t be ashamed or scared…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Responding to Hurricane Michael

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 9, 2018, 1:40 pm.

According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the storm surge alone from Michael puts 57,000 homes at risk…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for October 3

Remediation After the Storm

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 2, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Severe storms. Overflowing rivers. Coastal flooding. Tornadoes. Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina, Irma, ad nauseum. These days it seems as if the n… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Maximizing Social Media Reach with Micro-Moments

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on October 1, 2018, 12:00 am.

There are over two billion active users on Facebook and 79 percent of Americans use the social media site. So jumping right to the obvious q… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Chinese Drywall: Big Problem Yields Big Opportunity

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 28, 2018, 12:00 am.

Reactive drywall, more commonly known as Chinese drywall, was imported from China between 2001 and 2009 due to an American shortage of mater… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for September 26

Interstate Restoration Turns Attention to Environment

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 26, 2018, 10:18 am.

Interstate recognizes that the environment also suffers a serious impact in those catastrophes…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Be Among the First to Earn Your Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Designation!

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 26, 2018, 10:04 am.

Join the inaugural class for RIA’s new Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Advanced Certification Program, one of the four pillars of the enhan… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


REGISTER NOW: RIA Strictly Contents Summit

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 26, 2018, 10:02 am.

Conference includes one day of classroom training, and one day of hands-on training…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for September 19

Wm. W. Meyer Offers Defeatured Solid Models

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 18, 2018, 1:19 pm.

Curtis Sparks, home from Arizona State University for a summer internship, created solid models for most of Meyer’s industrial line of rot… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


How Negative Keywords Are Costing You Money

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 17, 2018, 11:00 pm.

Have you recently run a Google Ads (formerly AdWords) PPC campaign and felt that you spent too much money for what you got in return? Many o… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Dri-Eaz Releases New PsychCheck Psychrometric Calculator Mobile App

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 17, 2018, 11:35 am.

Dri-Eaz has just released a grains-per-pound calculator app that offers expanded drying environment calculations…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.

Industry Headlines for September 12

Odorox Mobilizing Equipment, Services Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 12, 2018, 8:42 am.

Odorox® Hydroxyl Group, a leader in odor removal in the disaster restoration industry, is mobilizing their Odorox® equipment and consultin… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Interstate Restoration Mobilizing Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 11, 2018, 12:16 pm.

Resources include important power, extraction and drying equipment, as well as numerous response personnel…. Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.


Complete Your Contents Loss Specialist Prerequisite Courses

Story from Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed. Originally posted on September 11, 2018, 11:38 am.

To be eligible for the CLS Prep Course and Exam this December in Nashville, you must complete one course in each of the following Prerequis… Read the full story on Subscribe to R&R Magazine’s RSS Feed.