RIA Restoration Blog

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With a pretty strong monopoly on what the analytics market (at least for what’s easily accessible and useable to most business leaders), Google Analytics has been sitting pretty on top of a kingdom of users who only have one king to look to for help.
Certifications are one vital way restoration professionals can continue to improve their skills and demonstrate their commitment to a higher industry standard.
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What goes up, must come down. It’s true of balloons and it’s true of the economy. As a business owner, a recession is a scary thing — and something that can be challenging to predict.
During the 2020 Virtual Conference, a new strategic plan was announced that seeks to establish a unified voice for the restoration contractor by upholding the 4 mission pillars.
Read all about RIA's first-ever virtual conference
Xactimate has requested pricing feedback from contractors in support of the increased demand for hazardous clean-up and remediation services. It is imperative that restoration contractors provide this information so that pricing will be updated with current information. 
This is an industry published guidance document designed to assist property owners returning to fire-affected properties.
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Education and training are valuable. They help set standards for what is to be expected from professionals, build credibility, and play a vital role in succeeding in any industry.

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) hosted its third Industry Briefing in partnership with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) on April 2nd to sh

I think we need to address the 900-lb. gorilla, even if it only weighs 0.01 femtograms (that’s 10 attograms), Covid-19.