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IICRC Certification: Absolutely Vital for Restoration Companies
  • Posted on: September 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

IICRC Certification: Absolutely Vital for Restoration Companies

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. With a board of directors comprised of 15 industry leaders elected by the IICRC shareholders, the IIC…

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Dry Out: The Most Crucial Step in Water Damage Restoration
  • Posted on: August 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

Dry Out: The Most Crucial Step in Water Damage Restoration

Simply airing out a room or pointing a fan at the floor will not properly dry out an area that has experienced flooding or water damage. Because of water’s fluid properties, it will seep through porous materials to other structures or behind baseboards and drywalls. When you’ve had a wat…

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This is a Disaster! Or is it?
  • Posted on: July 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

This is a Disaster! Or is it?

Property damage from water, fire, mold, and storms can feel devastating.  There’s a reason they’re called disasters, right?  But did you know that your disaster can actually give your property value a boost in the long run if you have the right homeowner’s coverage and re…

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Three Categories of Water Damage
  • Posted on: June 17, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

Three Categories of Water Damage

When you experience water damage, proper drying isn’t the only reason to call in a professional restoration company.  Not all water damages are created equal, and there are different types of water that pose varying risks to your health.  The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Re…

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After the Fire is Out: Water Damage
  • Posted on: May 15, 2020
  • Posted by: Service Master by First Response

After the Fire is Out: Water Damage

When most people think of fire damage, they think of the flames and smoke and odor associated with the fire.  One thing that often gets forgotten is the ensuing damage from putting out the flames.  Water damage after a fire is incredibly common and should always be properly mitigated. …

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