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Restoration Forum

Fire, Water, Storm, Mold Restoration Topics

Contents Mitigation / Cleaning / Restoration

For equipment, tools and chemicals please go here. https://therestorationforum.com/admin.php?categories/equipment-tools-products-chemicals.10210/edit

Education & Training

ASCR - IICRC - Restoration Alliance - RestCon - Jon Don -Dri Eaze - Bolden's, Hydro Lab or the Mullet Method - Tell Us What You Think! THE IICRC ALLEGATIONS ARE ON THIS FORUM.

Large-Scale Restoration Operations

Hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, floods, storms and other large-scale ops require a different approach to the business. Many went to into the storm areas and lost their shirts, many did well. Participation in this forum is for those who are experienced in or wish to communicate with large-scale operations mgrs. only, please.

Current Regional Disasters

An open forum for discussions on current regional disasters.

Property Insurance / Claims Matters All issues related to property insurance policy and claim settlement.

Business Development, Sales/ Marketing/ Lead Gen

Program Work / TPA's / Direct Repair Programs

Love'em or Hate'em, They're Here to Stay. What are the Good Ones? The Bad Ones? How Do You Work Them for Maximum Benefit? Share Your Experience for the Benefit of Others.

Websites / Digital Mkt. / Social Media

Please Share Your Favorites Websites for Restoration or Business (or any sites worthy of sharing).

Equipment / Tools / Products / Chemicals

Equipment / Tools Comparison & Evaluation

Help Shape the Future of Restoration Equipment. Share Your Opinions of Design, Function & Durability Right Here.

Restoration Vehicles / Design

Show us the latest and greatest vehicles / Ask questions / Make Recommendations

Equipment Pool


Drying Technology

Desiccant / Heat / LGR / Refrigerant The Drying Debate Continues

Restoration Industry Tradeshows & Conferences

Next Gear Connect


Restoration Industry Association


North American Restoration Conference

Produced by NORRP https://norrp.org/north-american-restoration-conference/

Insights Conference


Business Management / HR / Operations / Admin

Restoration Franchises & Networks

There sure seem to be a lot of them. What's the scoop?

Restoration / Business Software Q & A

Xactimate - Symbility - DASH - Restoration Manager - PSA - Acculynx

Legal Issues Faced by Restorers

Contracts - Lawsuits - Share your experiences and resources here.

Office / Administration

HR - Liability - Workers Comp - Payroll - Office Practices - Accounting - Contracts - Forms

Restoration Team Building / Employee Engagement

Successful companies are the result of highly engaged teams. This is the place to share!

Claims Settlement / Issues / Strategies

Techniques - Problems - Solutions - Adjusters - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

Carrier / T.P.A. Insight

Share the Latest Scoop on Your Favorite or Least Favorite Carriers, Claims Departments. TPA's or Adjusters. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Local and National Developments that Effect our Industry Including News, Events, Perspectives and Opinions are Welcome.

Employee Compensation / Retention / Motivation

Bonuses - Commissions - Retirement Plans - Profit Sharing - ESOP -Health Insurance - What seems to work? What Doesn't?

International Forums The place for restorers from all over the world to convene.

Totally Random / Funny / Weird / Oddities

Suggestions for Forum Improvements

Create Your Own Forum Topic Here. Do you have a topic suggestion? It's Your Forum - Tell Us What You Want & We'll Create it.

Restoration Humor (We need it)

We Were Asked by Member to Post This Forum. We Could All Use A Little More Humor in Our Life. (Let's Not Get Carried Away Though)

News That Affects the Restoration Industry

Share News Stories that may Affect the Restoration Industry - All posts must be copied from legitimate news sources and posted noting original source.


Restoration Equipment Sale / Trade / Items Wanted

Businesses, Used Equipment, Materials, Etc. No new equipment, materials or services please. Contact ad dept. for new items/services.

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