Fragmented: NAICS Codes and Their Negative Impact on the Restoration Industry

The Restoration industry has been all but ignored by the North American Industry Classification System. Changes to the way in which industries are classified could have a tremendously positive impact […]

RIA 2022: Year in Review

As we wind down 2022, we are taking a look back at the Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) great strides this year to unify the industry’s cleaning and restoration professionals, collaborate […]

C&R Roundtable: The State of Our Industry

Publisher’s Note: To enhance the 2022 C&R State of the Industry Study, we brought in 11 experts from a number of corners of the cleaning and restoration industry to answer […]

The 4 Modes of Profitability for Contractors

Publisher’s Note: Welcome to an all-new series in C&R exploring the hot topic of Overhead & Profit – O&P. This series will bring together articles from several industry experts who […]

Why Should You Join the RIA?

Membership with the RIA is an investment in your business. It’s an effective way for business owners to increase their bottom line, stay up to date on the latest training […]

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 […]