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IICRC Archived Articles


Mold delays classes for a university in North Carolina

Students have an extended winter break as mold remediation continues in the residence halls at Johnson C. Smith University......READ FULL ARTICLE

After Hurricane Florence: 5 tips for fixing your flooded home

The longer the water sits, the worse the damage could be. CBS News talks about how important an IICRC Certified Firm is to getting you......READ FULL ARTICLE

They call him the 'Good Cemeterian'. See how one man is honoring veterans

A Tampa Florida cleaning company owner uses his cleaning skills to give back to local veterans in a big way.... .READ FULL ARTICLE

ISSA Show welcomes the IICRC to its specialty cleaning and restoration pavilion

The IICRC will offer incentives for those at the show, including those seeking to become IICRC Certified Firms.....READ FULL ARTICLE

Former Secret Service Agent Brings Restoration 1® to Central Alabama

With extensive IICRC training in water, smoke, fire, and mold damage, business owner and former Secret Service agent Chad Yeilding brings exceptional service and expertise during devastating circumstances to his Alabama community. With a wide array of emergency mitigations, restoration and reconstructions services, learn how Yeilding has made his IICRC training work for him and his award winning company... READ FULL ARTICLE

Don’t Let Water & Storm Damage Sink Your Finances

IICRC Board member Jeff Bishop discusses the importance of working with IICRC certified technicians and Certified Firms when faced with storm damage restoration. The article provides readers with information on how to get high quality-support and avoid low-quality, dishonest inspectors...READ FULL ARTICLE


An Easy Overview of the New ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma & Crime Scene Cleanup

IICRC S540 Consensus Body Chairman Kent Berg summarizes the new ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma & Crime Scene Cleanup...READ FULL ARTICLE


The Red Flags to Watch Out for in a Home Mold Inspection

The IICRC was named as an “industry leader” in mold removal on the Dr. Oz show! The four part segment features an undercover investigation on how easily consumers can be duped in a home mold removal scheme, and discusses the importance of hiring an IICRC certified company...READ FULL ARTICLE


Containment: Weapon of Choice for Mold Warriors

IICRC certified technician Brad Prezant from the IICRC’s Asia Pacific region discusses mold remediation and containment...READ FULL ARTICLE


Snap a Selfie with Your Contractor and More Tips to Avoid Post-Disaster Scams

IICRC Board member Kevin Pearson talks with the Farmers Insurance blog about avoiding disaster restoration scams...READ FULL ARTICLE


IICRC Voted Most Valuable Restoration Industry Organization

When Restoration and Remediation magazine asked their readers who they considered to be the most valuable industry organization to their restoration company, team and customers, the IICRC came out on top...READ FULL ARTICLE


Eye on Real Estate with Dottie Herman

IICRC Board member Jeff Bishop appeared on this New York-based radio program with radio host and CEO of Douglas Elliman, Dottie Herman, to discuss water and mold remediation tips for homeowners...READ FULL ARTICLE


Practical Application: S500 and AFDS

IICRC Instructor and S500 Chair Brandon Burton explores the changes to the revised S500 Standard and provides practical guidance on how to apply them...READ FULL ARTICLE


Botched Carpet Cleaning Can Void Your Warranty

IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson talks with Angie’s List on the importance of hiring a professional carpet cleaner to avoid damage and voiding your carpet’s warranty...READ FULL ARTICLE


Planning For And Preventing Water Intrusion in Buildings

This Facility Executive article recommends contacting IICRC technicians and Firms as part of a moisture prevention and response plan for businesses...READ FULL ARTICLE