What 2020 Has Given Us
2020 has thrown us quite a few curveballs, hasn’t it? In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to come to grips with missed celebrations, missed moments with family and friends, and missed opportunities. 2020 has taken quite a bit away from us it seems. But if we take a step back, 2020 has actually given us […]
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. […]
ReetsTV Spanish Is Here
ReetsTV Spanish is HERE! ReetsTV is an Online Water Restoration Training System that you can conveniently use anytime, anywhere. In our growing industry there has been an increased need for training in the Spanish language. At Reets Drying Academy we have worked hard to make that a reality. With Online Training in Spanish the hope […]
Effectively Maximize Your Training Time
We all need more time in our busy days. When we get that little window of time for training we have to make the most of it. How? These five simple steps are just a few ways to make that happen! There you go! Not so hard is it? Take just 5 minutes now to […]
Crawl Space Encapsulation: Perfect Add-On For Your Business
The price to encapsulate a crawl space can vary greatly. Encapsulation can be as low as $1,500 and as high as $15,000. But why offer this service in the first place? Studies show that as much as 50% of the air in the upper levels of the home come from the basement or crawl space. […]
How To Focus On Mitigation Instead Of Drying
In practical application how can you focus on mitigation instead of drying? Stop thinking how can I dry this building the fastest and start thinking what materials can I dry in place. Stop always: Cutting drywall Drilling holes in drywall Pulling baseboard It isn’t always necessary to do this on every single job. Using […]
Think Mitigation Not Drying.
Mitigation thinking is always a WIN WIN WIN. What is the difference between mitigation thinking and drying thinking? When entering a water restoration job and you use your drying thinking, your first thought will be, what is going to be the fastest way to get the materials dry? What is the easiest way to guarantee […]