Eight Steps to Micro Storm Managing

Eight Steps to Micro Storm Managing

So, what is a mico storm? At the very mention of hurricane season, some disaster restoration contractors start salivating like Pavlov’s dog. Some years end up being very active, but others, not so much. They Can Pop Up Anywhere But regardless of whether hurricanes...

Re-Vitalizing Steam Cleaning

Re-Vitalizing Steam Cleaning

Steam cleaning has been around for a long time, yet it seems that some disaster restoration contractors don’t use this method. While it may not be something you use every day, you'll definitely find many applications for it. A steam cleaning machine will use a mix of...

Don’t Be Shy With Bragging Rights

Don’t Be Shy With Bragging Rights

Do you know what’s worse than bragging? Bragging about something you haven’t actually done. In some circles this is referred to as “lying”. But when it comes to marketing your business, bragging is a good thing, as long as you can back it up. That’s why it’s so...

The Language of Business

The Language of Business

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” - Nelson Mandela Speak the Language No matter where you live you have no doubt observed the increase of foreign speaking people in...

Added Services: Are You Prepared?

Added Services: Are You Prepared?

Adding additional services to your business requires some initial preparation, no doubt about that! But, it also requires a vision for the future. There once was a contractor named Clyde Who took all of his business in stride He planned to expand Thinking it would be...

Mold Mitigation Mishaps

Those of you who do mold mitigation know that it’s not something that any Tom, Dick or Harry can do. You’ve been trained on the safety precautions and the multiple steps required to complete the process. But sometimes mistakes are made or bad habits might possibly...

The Green Revolution is Growing

What is the Green Revolution you ask? There was once a time in many American cities when the air pollution was so bad, it made the world look like an old sepia-toned photograph – and it didn’t smell that great either. But eventually conditions improved somewhat as...

Don’t Give Mold a Free Ride

It’s a common practice among most restoration contractors to clean their equipment once it’s back in the shop. You do it so it’s more presentable and also to avoid cross contamination between jobs. But when it comes to mold contamination, not cleaning it until it’s...

Mistakes That Slow Your Drying Progress

Drying progress. It’s probably the most important item on your checklist. It’s what keeps moisture from turning into mold and your customers sold. Along with that, consistent progress also speeds up the drying process so that you can be off to your next job....