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National Construction Trade Championships Return to Greater Orlando This March

More than 190 of the nation’s best craft professionals in trades such as carpentry, electrical,...
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Chicago’s Cook County Tops 2024’s Most Vulnerable Counties for Tornado Damage

With tornado season—March to June—fast approaching, home services website Roof Gnome has ranked 2024’s Most...
Restoration Sales & Marketing - The Guide

Free e-Book Covers Restoration Industry Sales and Marketing Tactics

Restoration industry coach, consultant, and author Ricelli Mordecai has recently announced the availability of a...
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Innovative Technologies in Fire Restoration

Cleaning and restoring a building after a fire is challenging work. Any property owner or...
PuroClean Franchisee of the Year

John Villon and Nilo Quiroz of PuroClean Awarded Franchisee of the Year

The International Franchise Association (IFA) has recently named John Villon and Nilo Quiroz, owners of...
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Rookie Mistakes

My wife and I had spent a beautiful late-summer weekend removing planks from our deck...

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Innovative Technologies in Fire Restoration

One of the most challenging aspects of fire restoration is often the cleaning and odor removal, but new technologies can help.

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Rookie Mistakes

Even in established companies, impunctuality, lack of communication, and indifference can crop up if you aren’t careful.

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Dive Into the 3 Key Stages of a Buyer’s Journey

On this episode of Straight Talk!, Dean Mercado, Online Marketing Muscle CEO, talks about the three key stages of a buyer’s journey.

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Facilitating Career Path Development For Your People

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chuck Violand, founder of Violand Management Associates and author of Forging Dynasty Businesses: The Competitive Edge of Enduring Teams, addresses how to best facilitate the advancement of your employees.

Dave Kahle - Entertaining

How Entertaining Resulted in a $2 Million Client

In this episode of Straight Talk, Dave Kahle, owner of Kahle Way Sales Systems, offers insights on how to leverage entertainment as a sales tool.

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Plumbers for Sale

Plumber referrals can be the dark side of restoration, but here’s what you can do about them.

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2023 Innovation Awards Winners Announced at ISSA Show North America

Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America has announced the recipients of the 2023 ISSA Show Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards...
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Cement Alternative Could Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions

As recently reported by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) News, a cement alternative created by a company started by a...
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EPA Finalizes Rule on PFAS Reporting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that will provide the agency, its partners, and the public with the...
Green Seal

Green Seal to Prohibit Short-Chain PFAS in Certain Certified Products

Green Seal® has announced it will prohibit any per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Green Seal-certified paints and coatings, floor care products, adhesives,...

Upcoming Events

March 18–19 | Trade Show | Las Vegas, Nevada

NeXus 2024

The Aramsco Nexus 2024 Meeting, scheduled for March 18–19, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the largest trade shows in the industries of restoration, concrete surface preparation, abatement, safety, and professional cleaning. The event kicks off with a welcome reception at Drai’s Beach Club and will be held at The Mirage. Throughout the event, attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights into the latest industry trends, learn from experts, and interact with exhibitors in various formal and informal settings.

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