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Friday, November 17, 2023

The Importance of IICRC Certified Technicians in Flood Restoration: Why Settle for Less?

When a disaster like flooding strikes, the first thing on any homeowner’s mind is getting their life back on track.

When a disaster like flooding strikes, the first thing on any homeowner’s mind is getting their life back on track. The process of recovery can be daunting, and this is where flood restoration companies play a crucial role. But, not all companies are created equal. This is why it's vital to ensure that the flood restoration company you hire, like RestoreFast, has IICRC certified technicians on board. Here’s why.

What is IICRC?
The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is the premier organization that sets and promotes high standards for cleaning, inspection, and restoration industries. Having an IICRC certification is a mark of professionalism and ensures that technicians have undergone rigorous training and meet the set industry standards.

1. Expertise in Mold Remediation
One of the significant aftermaths of flooding is the growth of mold. Mold remediation is not just about cleaning up the visible mold; it’s about ensuring that the spores don’t pose a threat in the future. An IICRC certified technician will have the necessary knowledge and tools to address mold remediation comprehensively. They understand the complexities of mold growth, especially after flooding, and can tackle mold restoration effectively.

2. Guaranteed Emergency Response
Time is of the essence when it comes to flood damage. The longer you wait, the more extensive the damage can become. Companies with IICRC certified technicians, like RestoreFast, provide prompt emergency response. Their training prepares them to assess and respond to emergencies swiftly, minimizing the potential damage and saving homeowners money in the long run.

3. Ensuring Safe and Efficient Restoration
Restoring a flooded property is not just about removing the water. It’s about ensuring the property is safe for habitation. IICRC certified technicians understand the importance of structural safety, the potential hazards of contaminated water, and the intricacies of restoring a home to its pre-flood condition.

The Risks of Working with Non-IICRC Certified Technicians
Now that we’ve established why IICRC certification is essential, let’s delve into the potential risks of hiring a flood restoration company without certified technicians:

Incomplete Mold Remediation: Without proper training, technicians might only address visible mold, leaving behind spores that can cause future infestations and health issues.

Delayed or Improper Emergency Response: Non-certified technicians might not have the expertise to assess and address flood damage promptly, leading to more extensive damage and higher restoration costs.

Potential Health Hazards: Floodwaters can contain harmful bacteria and contaminants. Ineffective cleaning can leave these hazards behind, posing serious health risks to occupants.

Higher Long-term Costs: Inadequate restoration can lead to recurring issues, such as mold growth or structural damage, requiring more money to fix in the long run.

Conclusion
In the face of disaster, it’s essential to ensure that you’re placing your trust in the hands of professionals. Hiring a flood restoration company with IICRC certified technicians, like RestoreFast, ensures that you’re getting top-notch service that prioritizes your safety and the long-term health of your property. Don’t settle for less; always look for the IICRC badge of excellence.

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