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Social Distancing Doesn’t Necessarily Equal Work Stoppage

Can We Use Social Distancing To Improve Efficiency and Profitability Social distancing…. words a few short weeks ago we wouldn’t have put together. But here we are! Social distancing is a very real issue, even for our industry. So how will we use this time? If jobs slow, how will you keep techs busy and […]

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Scope of Work: Small Changes Make A Big Impact

When writing estimates, there are only a few things that make up the final price. Your sketch/measurements, your scope of work and your unit pricing. Each one affects your profitability differently. Let’s start our discussion with the scope of work. For many, that is what you get the most push back on when dealing with […]

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Not Knowing Your s500 Is Costing You Money

Everyone in your company should read and know the s500. Why? Because that is how we establish proper standard operating procedures. Each time the s500 is updated, we should be looking over it and learning the changes. It is imperative the techs know the standards to make sure your company is performing up to the […]

HMR Line Items on Cat 3 Claims Justified?

In order to know what a line item includes and if we are using it correctly, we need to learn how to really dig into the line items. What are we digging for? Treasure!!! That buried treasure is the company’s profits. The more you dig, the more treasure you will find. So let’s start on […]

Common Mistake: The Perfect Estimator

Are you an estimator that knows it all? Seems that should be a good thing. Nope! Not many people know it all! I know I don’t…… from what I’m told. There is always more to learn! And in mitigation the stakes are very high. Just making minor changes in your scope of work have huge […]

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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 Increasing Training Retention

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

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 […]

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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 […]