One of the biggest problems disaster-restoration professionals encounter when they arrive in damaged areas is where to start. Unsafe working conditions make some restoration processes impossible to initiate. And when finally allowed to enter the structure, the floor coverings, personal items and other objects and materials may be so damaged by smoke, water and glass, wood splinters and other debris that any attempt to restore them may make little sense either economically or realistically.
ICS columnist and renowned restoration expert Jeff Bishop examines the necessity of having a plan of attack in "Disaster Processing Priorities." Click here for the full story.