Mold Remediation

Restauración de Daños Por Agua – Para Restauradores con Prisa

Read this article in English Parte 2 de 8 A medida que nos aventuramos en la segunda parte de nuestra serie, reflexionamos sobre la inquietante realidad de los escenarios comunes en daños causados por agua, los cuales subrayan la necesidad crucial de entrenamiento en seguridad. Riesgos La realidad es que estos escenarios no son poco frecuentes, entonces nos preguntamos ¿Cómo se puede determinar eficazmente la presencia o ausencia de estos peligros para la salud? Realizando Pruebas. Una herramienta invaluable puede ser un contador de partículas. Mide partículas de tamaño micrométrico en el aire, que

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Water Restoration for Restorers In a Hurry

Lea el artículo en Español Part 2 of 8 As we venture into the second part of our series, we reflect on the unsettling reality of common water damage scenarios that underscore the crucial need for safety training. The question arises: How can one effectively identify and address health hazards in such situations?  Hazards The reality is that these scenarios are not uncommon, and they underscore the vital importance of safety training. The question then arises: How can you effectively determine the presence or absence of these health hazards? Well by testing. Let’s start

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Water Restoration for Restorers in a Hurry: Part 1

Lea el artículo en Español Part 1 of 8 Understanding the importance of following proper procedures is essential to avoid costly mistakes and save both time and money. Imagine disregarding the Standard of Care and proceeding without caution. You rush to place air movers, dehumidifiers, and perhaps even an injector dryer to speed up the drying process for walls and ceilings, as you’ll soon read in the example. Skipping steps not only jeopardizes the well-being of your team or occupants but can also expose you to potential legal repercussions. Remember, as an expert in

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Restauración de Daños Por Agua Para Restauradores con Prisa: Parte 1

Read this article in English Parte 1 de 8 Comprender la importancia de seguir procedimientos adecuados es esencial para evitar errores costosos y ahorrar tanto tiempo como dinero. Imagina ignorar el estándar de cuidado y proceder sin precaución. Te apuras a colocar ventiladores, deshumidificadores y quizás incluso un secador de inyectores para acelerar el proceso de secado de paredes y techos. Como pronto leerás en el ejemplo, saltarse pasos no solo pone en peligro el bienestar de tu equipo u ocupantes, sino que también te expone a posibles repercusiones legales. Recuerda, como experto en

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2023 C&R Top Content

In 2023, C&R shared and published hundreds of articles, podcasts, videos, news releases, and more! Here are the most popular posts in every category this year! Most-Read Articles in 2023 Allstate Pays Contractor $335,000 to Settle Dispute over $33,000 Restoration Invoice written by Edward H. Cross, esq. of Restoration CrossCheck & Law Offices of Edward H. Cross & Associates 10 Secret Xactimate Line Items written by Matt Gregory of RestorationX Dehumidification Capacity in Structural Drying written by of Josh Woolen of EGA-Commissioner (EGA-Cx) 2023 Restoration Industry Predictions written by Phillip

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Determining Water Category, Class of Drying, and Environment Condition

Is there a Need to Know, and What Should We Do?  When we are planning and coordinating the loss, we understand why we need to be able to properly define the category, know the classification, and consider the condition of the environment within the building, its structural materials, assembly, and contents as they are codified by the ANSI/IICRC individual standards of care. The value this instills in what we do for the client entrusting us with their dreams or financial livelihood. We must take advantage of a class seat or training time; before loss

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The Restoration Dictionary

I’m so happy to be part of and actively participate in the IICRC Standards of Care for this industry. I can’t rely on waiting for the old standards and the new standards to go public, there are so many redefined and defined (new) words. They even clarified language for us. But here are some definitions that have been in our industry. I can’t wait to see how they are cleaned up and/or presenting new definitions.  Knockdown (verb): (syn.) pulldown: 1. An act of using aerosolized fine liquid droplets to reduce airborne solid particles by

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Mold Removal from Down Under

Randy Gandara & Bret Sallee from Goldmorr two long-time friends in the restoration industry, join the Restoration Today podcast and talk through mold, mold removal, and making your work on the job site easier. Randy and Bret will also talk with Michelle about: The history and background of Goldmorr What the Goldmorr system is and what it is not The role of source removal in the remediation process Atmospheric condensation – what it is, and how it affects the built environment .. and more!

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Protecting Your Right to Payment: What Contractors Must Know in the Wake of Hurricane Hilary

Getting Paid for Work on Hurricane Hilary from Edward Cross on Vimeo. As a disaster recovery contractor, you play a vital role in helping communities rebuild after a devastating natural event like Hurricane Hilary. Your dedication to repairing and restoring homes and businesses is commendable. However, rushing out to address the damage can lead to some legal and financial pitfalls if you don’t carefully navigate California’s labyrinth of consumer protection regulations. It is essential understand and comply with the statutory requirements to ensure you are paid for your services. Here are some crucial points

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The 3-Day Drying Myth – Revisited AGAIN

Publisher’s Note: We love to be the bridge for dialogue, discussions, and different viewpoints within the restoration industry. This article by Graham is in response to another piece recently published in C&R related to three-day drying. We encourage you to read both – and share your thoughts in the comments of this article on social media, or shoot us an email with your thoughts: Everyone has heard about the cook preparing the roast and being asked why they cut off the ends first. The response was “that’s the way mom always did it.”

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