Are You Using the Correct Amount of Justification?
I often hear: “We absolutely PACK our estimates with F9 notes.” Now, that can be a good thing. But it can also be a bad thing. Why? Let’s take a small detour and briefly talk about the s500. Have you read the IICRC s500 from cover to cover? It’s understood that everyone should read it […]
Are You Including Ceilings In Your Sketches?
“We don’t ever sketch anything.” “We don’t change the ceilings in our sketch.” Have you ever said these things before? Many people have. Why put forth the effort to accurately sketch a property, including all offsets and ceilings, and present it to the adjuster when tons of other contractors get paid without giving this information? Besides, adjusters […]
Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Reets Drying Academy But Were Too Afraid to Ask
How qualified are the instructors? In short, EXTREMELY. Check ’em, out! Jeremy Reets is the founder of Reets Drying Academy. He is the innovator of the TES/ETES drying systems, the innovator a discipline of drying called Directed Heat Drying™, developer of the Evaporation Potential formula for use by restorers. He is recognized by the IICRC as Master Water […]
Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning – Which Is Right For Your Company?
Training is an essential aspect of all companies. So how can you effectively train your team to be successful both in the office and in the field? Consider two forms of learning to implement: synchronous learning and asynchronous learning. Synchronous Learning is a form of learning that takes place in real time and engages a […]
Tips To Increase Training Retention
Studies suggest that within an hour of learning new information, people will forget approximately 50% of it. After 24 hours, that goes up to 70%. When training your staff, this could be quite detrimental to your company. So how can you increase information retention and improve profitability within your company? Spaced Learning: This […]
3 Tips For Getting Your Employees Excited About Training
Training can sometimes be low on the priority list for your employees. It’s a challenge sometimes to get your team excited about training in any form. There are many reasons for this, but it could be partially the fault of management or the owner. How is that? Sometimes an owner or manager could do better […]
What Is An IICRC WRT and ASD Certification?
What Is A WRT Certification? There are 30 different IICRC certifications in total. All these certifications range from restoration to cleaning. Which one is right for you? What do they all mean? Let’s get back to the basics. The first certification a restorer needs is the WRT certification. That stands for Water Damage Restoration Technician. […]
Got Mold? Are You Handling It Properly?
Day in and day out, restorers like you are dealing with wet and sometimes moldy environments. In water restoration, you will come across mold. What happens when you find mold? Many handle the mold remediation in house. But are you handling it properly? It’s something we all have to think about because of the dangers and liabilities […]
What Is eLearning & What Are The Benefits?
Where did you go to learn how to complete your latest DIY project? Where did you go to figure out how to cook that new dish you’ve been wanting to try? Chances are you found the information online. In fact, you probably watched a few Youtube videos about it. You learned something in an electronic […]
Up Your Learning Game with Games
Make your team meetings fun and engaging all while teaching your team basic and advanced terms and processes at the same time! Adding ReetsTV is better than ever now! With Kahoot Games. Watch the video below to see how it works!