(MENAFN Editorial) UTAH, October 17, 2017 James A. Colburn, employed by Utah Disaster Specialists and specialist in water damage restoration received a Water Damage Restoration certification from the influential Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Mr. Colburn is a trusted cleaning technician from Utah Disaster Specialists.
Mr. Colburn said, 'I believe that the IICRC certification is truly a measure of competence and expertise that every responsible water damage technician needs to achieve. This is only possible through continuous education and training.
For his part, Utah Disaster Specialists owner Daryl Olsen stated that the industry needs specialists in this trade like Mr. Colburn. 'James deserves this valuable certification. He is a hard working person and certainly a model for his peers to emulate.
Utah Disaster Specialists offers several services which include water damage cleanup; mold testing and removal; fire and some damage cleanup; air duct cleaning; and, disaster cleaning.
Skilled technicians from Utah Disaster Specialists know natural disasters such as flooding can be very destructive. Water damage is also the result of broken sewer systems or busted pipelines. The water may have subsided but moisture in the walls and flooring remains which homeowners may not be completely aware of.
The initial step in water damage clearout is to shut down the source of water. This enables professionals to figure out the issues easily without causing additional damage to the homes of clients.
It is best to call technicians from seasoned providers like Utah Disaster Specialists who can respond quickly to the needs of households. This starts the remediation procedure and averts additional damage to the residence. Property owners must evaluate the safety of their domiciles before continuing to stay there or re-entering the house. It is essential to ensure there are no electrical risks or slippery surfaces that can cause accidents to members of the family.
Technicians from Utah Disaster Specialists will surely take numerous photos of all the damages. Homeowners have to wipe or mop all floors and surfaces including fixtures. It is practical to make repairs than purchase new furniture. Avoid water from wetting the legs of sofas, chairs and tables. This may cause cracking, splintering or outright decay. The water damage personnel will take care of lifting, removing or moving heavy furniture.
Certification by the prominent Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification is important for consumers, technicians and company owners. The company with an IICRC emblem signifies that the technicians are qualified and reliable in performing cleaning or restoration services. IICRC technicians have sufficient experience in the field and have passed comprehensive examinations. These are in the areas of restoration as well as odor and mold removal and related tasks. IICRC certifications contribute to the growth of businesses in this industry.
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