R&R is honored to formally celebrate women making strides within their organizations and restoration overall for the seventh consecutive year. This year, 46 impressive women were nominated and one remarkable individual rose to the top.
In this special Ask the Expert episode, Diana Rodriguez-Zaba, president of ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba serving Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, shares her story and insights. She is the winner of R&R’s seventh annual Women in Restoration Award and rose to the top of an impressive list of 46 nominees.
“Relentless innovation is the norm at Matterport, and with new products like Matterport Axis and Matterport for Android, we are racing to bring precision 3D capture and digital twins to everyone in the built world," said RJ Pittman, chairman and chief executive officer of Matterport.
What are the most important restoration tools and advancements for CAT, cleaning and disinfection, contents, fire and smoke, forensic, mold, and water damage work? We asked 14 industry experts to weigh in.
Restorers can use the HOVER app on their mobile device to take a set of photos of a loss site and have them transformed into an interactive 3D model. The new integration allows HOVER 3D models to automatically import into Xactimate and XactAnalysis.
Chuck Boutall, director of training with Restoration Technical Institute, shares four tools every restoration contractor should have in their toolbox – you guessed it – something old, new, borrowed and blue!
When it comes to the plethora of new sampling systems springing to market for indoor air quality, distinguishing the steak from the sizzle can be a difficult process. By the very nature of it being new, advertising for innovative technology tends to emphasize features, with a secondary focus on benefits, the sizzle.
The approach often taken by contractors is the simple and quick method to set up containment. In reality, the design and construction of containment often takes far longer than the actual remediation. Containment is one of the highest liabilities that impacts the contractor, as well as the client, and should be given priority.
Restoration is hard – and let’s face it, sometimes we laugh at things that might make other people cry or scream. You have to keep the work light, sometimes, right?! Enjoy these cartoons created especially for the restoration industry.
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