Fire And Water Damage Should Be Taken Seriously

Professionals that can eliminate fire and water damage have to be some of the most knowledgeable professionals around. Excess moisture and uncontrolled flames can be immediately life-threatening, but even when the imminent danger passes, they can still affect the health of people inside the building. Restoration professionals must be mindful of this and understand how to make the building safe to inhabit again. That takes a strong grasp of restoration theory and practice, and this is best delivered with thorough coursework.

The Institution of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is one of the most respected training organizations in the world among industry professionals. The IICRC delivers about three dozen core classes through an extensive network of approved schools, and among them are a few restoration courses that teach students how to handle fire and water damage. They include the WRT, the FSRT, and the AMRT.

Both the WRT and AMRT address the problems caused by excess moisture, and students will learn how to clean and dry structures affected by sewage backflows and floods. The AMRT focuses heavily on how to eliminate the threat posed by molds, bacteria, and viruses, and is essential knowledge for a technician that intends on working in contaminated buildings. The FSRT demonstrates how to clean up ash residue left behind by flames and how to neutralize the odors caused by smoke.

Homeowners rely on restoration professionals to safeguard their family from many dangers, and it’s a job that technicians must take seriously. Nothing communicates that better than seeking extensive training through the IICRC.