Who Knew? WE DID!

Previously in this issue, we mentioned an article in R&R Magazine (which we highly recommend). In it Michael Pinto, a respected name in the field of restoration, explained, “… disposable microfiber cleaning cloths are so good at removing small particles that they are often used as the final step of the three-step mold cleaning process […]

Our Most Important Assets Don’t Require Electricity

Restoration and Remediation Magazine recently offered an article with the title, “Top 2022 Restoration Tools and Advancements, According to 14 Experts.” And when these experts were asked questions like, “What is the most valuable asset on a restoration job?” Or, “What are the most important cleaning and disinfection tools?” they gave unexpected answers such as, […]

No Cross-Contamination Saves Enormous Sums

Mold, smoke particulates, viruses and much more, find ways to waft through a home or office after contamination is discovered. All structural and contents restoration companies know how to construct barriers to keep smoke, mold, or other contaminants restricted to the rooms where the original incursion took place. It takes time, and is often considered […]

We Want to Earn your Trust

We need your trust. It is the only way we can expect you to give us more assignments. So we deliberately save your carrier substantial sums and improve your bottom line for virtually every job. And we send you Contents Solutions to show you how to get what you want for your career (raises, promotions, […]

Over One Million Items Restored On One Loss

No matter how big the job or how small, the contents pros have protocols in place to make the assignment go smoothly. You may recall the article in which we told of the contents manager who was faced with a ten story building and had never tackled so many floors before. He shared his concerns […]

A Frozen DIY Tip

Let’s say there has been a flood and now your prized photographs are saturated with dirty water. When faced with wet photographs, time is not on your side. If a contents pro isn’t available, you can buy some time by freezing the images. First, don’t touch the front of the images (you might accidentally separate […]

Senior Community Needed Help

There was a fire. It was in a senior’s facility and all the residents were at high risk for COVID-19. The fire department’s efforts had created water damage from the 11th floor down to the basement. 80 residents had smoke or water damage and they needed to get back home. The team brought in an […]

One Icy Trip Saves Time and Money

Sometimes the savings the contents teams bring to the table are in terms of time. Ask any adjuster and he/ she will tell you that time is one of the most costly factors in any scope. For example, there was a high end home, on an island, in the middle of a vast lake. The […]

Fire and Ice Contents Pro’s Case Histories

Many of our readers may recall an article about the colorful “ice-ball” that was restored by the carpet cleaning division of a contents restoration firm. It turned out to be what experts said was $250,000 worth of antique rugs that had been rolled up and dragged out of a mansion by fire department workers, who […]

More Secrets of the Contents Pros

The contents restoration professionals have access to all manner of remarkable cleaning tools and compounds and other resources. One day contents specialists might tell us about how they used laser guns to vaporize soot that had collected on valued statuary, the next we might discuss an ancient Asian technique (still used by museums) in which […]

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