Articles by Jeff Bishop
September 15, 2008
For some 30 years now, I have owned property on a beach on the Florida gulf coast. I have dealt with varying weather conditions affecting that property, including three mandatory evacuations before hurricanes. Read More
March 10, 2008
Disaster restoration service is probably the easiest diversification into which a professional contractor or cleaner can transition. Read More
December 21, 2007
For years now, I have been asked by cleaning professionals and students whether they should deodorize clothing before or after dry cleaning. Read More
September 18, 2007
I once attended the lecture by terrific motivational speaker and sales trainer Roy Chitwood. The recurring theme throughout his talk was, “Make it a procedure and it ceases to be a problem.” Read More
August 2, 2007
Frequently, water restoration contractors respond to calls for help on Sundays or holidays. They spend many hours in containment services, and they tie up all their limited assets on a particular job. They usually make numerous trips to the job site to check on the progress of the work, only to decide, after their meager charges are collected some 60 days later, that it simply isn’t worth the trouble.
May 14, 2007
It is the responsibility of all professional restoration technicians to promote safety on the job site: for themselves, and for all coworkers, subcontractors, insureds, and insurance company representatives. Read More
April 12, 2007
Frequently, questions arise regarding cleaning and decontaminating equipment following a water loss. If the loss is a Category 1 or 2, is there still a need for decontaminating equipment that was used there?
March 2, 2007
Remediators are constantly confronted by uneducated parties who want to simplify procedures for restoring their sewage saturated homes and furnishings. As has been demonstrated in a number of studies, sewage represents an exposure that can have severe and long-term health effects.
July 12, 2006
Heard the latest? The IICRC has published the first update to their S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration.Read More
May 18, 2006
Tapestries are nothing more than fabric pictures. They are made with pictures artistically interwoven or hand knotted using colored yarns or threads in flat or pile weaves. Similarly, fabric wall hangings have become quite popular, especially when used as decoration or wall art in commercial buildings.Read More