Remediation / Restoration Zone

2017 Restoration Industry Year in Review

Article written by Michelle Blevins When hurricane season arrived this year, the U.S. had not seen a Category 3 or larger storm make landfall in more than a decade. Then, not one … but two did just that. Hurricane Harvey came first, making his first landfall in Texas on Sept…. Read more »

Known Contaminants Versus a Present Danger

Article Written by Michael A. Pinto The issue comes up during instruction quite frequently.  In mold classes, water restoration seminars, fire cleanup presentations, and forensic restoration training; it is variations of the same thought.  What takes precedence in our business when we run into materials that may be regulated under… Read more »

Infectious Disease 101: YOU Create the Protocol

Article written by Jeff Jones, Bio-Sheen Fact: Infectious diseases have killed more people than all the wars in history combined. Infectious diseases have been the scourge of humanity since the advent of civilization. Fact:  C. diff (Clostridium Difficile Colitis) has killed more people than Ebola and can live outside the… Read more »

Health Concerns for Restoration Crews after a Natural Disaster

With natural disasters dominating the news over the course of the last two months, the primary concern is for individuals affected to keep their families safe. After, however, many people will come back to damages and health hazards in their homes. As contractors are hired to go to work helping… Read more »

After the Flood: Product Selection Can Help More People

Article written by Greg Kochuk In areas devastated by natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes, dealing with mold is compounded by the fact that there are just not enough mold professionals available to satisfy the volume of customers who need help. Time and its efficient use becomes a scarce… Read more »