Cleaning & Restoration

released the first pricing position statement
The Restoration Industry Association recently released the first pricing position statement for restoration contractors. Titled, “Deviation from Standardized Price Lists,” this peer-reviewed statement examines the issue that many restorers face when insurance carriers and their partners attempt to prohibit deviations from standardized price lists. The position statement will help restorers respond to these challenges when they arise.
The RIA, IICRC and AIHA Crisis Response Joint Task Force (JTF) will soon release a report to help restorers address stabilization of structures and address key health and safety issues for these winter storm CAT events.  

This month, more than 80% of the United States was impacted by a series of severe winter storms and freezing temperatures resulting in power outages, frozen pipes and catastrophic

The year 2020 has been one for the record books, and even though a pandemic has changed how we live, work, and learn, it certainly has not changed the RIA’s mission to educate, advocate, and elevate the restoration industry.

The year 2020 has been one for the record books, and even though a pandemic has changed how we live, work, and learn, it certainly has not changed the RIA’s mission to educate, ad

Like most of its members, the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) spent much of 2020 changing course as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the RIA used that year to help members gain a voice with third party consultants and make it easier for both parties to work together.

Like most of its members, the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) spent much of 2020 changing course as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020
This year has been a whirlwind for the restoration industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot, but, through it all, the RIA was there to help members through these rough times. In this year-in-review, we’ll highlight some of  RIA’s biggest accomplishments for 2020.
Xactimate
Ben Justesen, a Xactimate Affiliate Trainer, held a virtual session during the RIA 2020 Virtual International Restoration Convention + Industry Expo to build upon attendees’ knowledge of Xactimate and how to apply it.
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The threat of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has brought increased attention to the role that the heating ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) can have in deal

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The Restoration Industry Association is set to release a comprehensive series of position statements that address some of its members’ most-asked questions.

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Recruiting and Retaining Quality Employees in the Restoration Industry

Recruiting, hiring, and retaining quality employees is hard for any business, but for the restoration industry it’s a task that can add more stress than it shoul

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After five years with three bill designations, the first bill (HB 149) dies in Committee, the second bill (SB 153) is Vetoed on the last day, but Georgia House Bill 417 makes it to the Georgia Gove