Advocating for the Restoration Industry

How Restoration Contractors are Successfully Using the RIA’s Advocacy and Government Affairs (AGA) Position Statements and TPA Surveys To Get Paid Fairly For Their Work. The restoration industry is incredibly […]

C&R Roundtable: Best Practices for Getting Paid

Publisher’s Note: Getting paid is a common pain point for restoration contractors. There are a number of reasons for this – communication, working with adjusters, coverage issues, two-party checks involving […]


Survey Closes: Friday, May 20 Time is running out to share your feedback on the TPA programs you have experience working with. Take the RIA Third Party Administrator (TPA) Scorecard Survey before it […]

RIA Insider: Essential Lessons In Mold Remediation

Help your clients resolve their mold issues once and for all. To restore a space that has been affected by water loss and mold, either as an inspector or a […]

Restoration Squid Game: Carriers, Contractors, and Consumers

A recent phenomenon expanded its reach from Hollywood into American pop culture via Netflix. If you have not viewed the immensely popular series Squid Game, you likely have heard about […]

RIA News: February 2022

As another year at the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) draws to a close, there is a lot to celebrate. One of the RIA’s major achievements over the past year has […]

Scorecard: Grading 2021 Restoration Industry Trend Predictions

A Note from the Editor: This is the first of a two-part series! First, as you’ll read in this article, Phil Rosebrook, Jr. grades the predictions he made for 2021. […]

75 International Restoration Industry Convention

The 75th RIA Expo returned with great enthusiasm and focus while building toward the future

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) prides itself on unity. And as the world normalizes after the COVID-19 pandemic, the RIA couldn’t wait to hold its 75th Restoration Convention & Industry […]

Assignment of Benefits: The Key to Recovering Fair Market Value for Restoration Services

One of the things that makes the restoration industry unique is that payment for services is usually made by a third party, the insurance company, whereas payment for services provided […]

Opinion: Do You Know the Value of Your Data?

Last week, Xactware President Mike Fulton added his name to the list of organizations releasing statements about CoreLogic’s acquisition of Next Gear Solutions. Mr. Fulton ends his open letter to […]