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Maintaining Profitability in Your Restoration Business

In this 3rd installment of our 5-part series on common restoration business challenges, we focus on maintaining profitability in your restoration business.  If you missed the first two installments you can check them out – the first is on hiring and the second is on lead generation. There is tremendous profit potential in the restoration […]

How to Recession-Proof Your Restoration Company

Even though many industries have been affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19, there are opportunities for business growth if you are proactive in staying ahead of customer demand. If you own a restoration business, it’s a great time to reassess your systems and find ways to build in stronger organizational resilience for future growth. […]

9 Steps to Creating Effective Systems in Your Restoration Company

It might seem like a lot of work to build business systems for your restoration company – but these efforts can go a long way to set you up for success in the future. In order for your company to operate in busy months and slow seasons, you need to have Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) […]

How Customer Experience Impacts Your Restoration Company Bottom Line

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Customer experience is one of the most important factors that influence how people feel about your brand. Every time a customer interacts with your company, the person forms an opinion about the services and customer care. Your staff members and crew are interacting with customers every day, which is why they are a critical part […]

Working Smarter in Your Restoration Business: Create New Systems

The dream of owning a small business often turns out differently than imagined. Business owners hope to create more schedule flexibility and financial freedom, but find that they are stuck spending long days at the office. How would your restoration business perform if you were to step away for a few days or weeks? While […]

The Stages of Company Growth

As the owner of a thriving small business in water damage restoration, growing your business is likely one of your top priorities. As your business grows, you can expect certain challenges along the way. In fact, these obstacles are so common in the company growth process, we’ve been able to outline them into stages. Moving […]

Creating Systems For Your Water Damage Restoration Company

Water damage restoration companies who become a part of the More Floods network get access to resources developed over the course of several years. These systems were created with the growth and scaling of Power Dry in mind. They’ve been tested in real time, perfected, and used over and over again. They’re honestly an invaluable […]

Water Damage Restoration Systems: Our Story

Many of our readers already know that long before More Floods was even an idea, we began Power Dry. In 1988, Greg and Ed founded the business in Kansas City and we became the first company in the area to specialize in water removal and drying services. Since then, we’ve seen amazing growth. We now […]

Here’s How to Organize Your Warehouse for Maximum Storage

Your water damage restoration company is growing. Congratulations! You’re securing more work, bringing on more employees, and purchasing more tools and equipment to keep up with the demand. Of course, we’d never say this kind of success is problem. However, it can shine a light on poor operational practices and create unexpected challenges. One challenge […]

How Thinking Outside the Box Saved Us Money on Production Team Compensation

In the water damage restoration industry, compensating production team members can be an overwhelming task. We spend large amounts of our operating budget on this expense, dedicating 20 percent of our gross revenue to the compensation of production staff. This 20 percent goes straight to their wages, it doesn’t include social security payments, matching taxes, […]

Mind Your Own Business: Rethinking Competition

If you’re a business owner, you have competition. And, as the owner of a water damage restoration company, it’s healthy to take a look at your competition from time to time. What isn’t healthy, is spending your valuable time obsessing over what your competition is doing or how they are performing compared to your team. […]

Organization for Water Damage Restoration is Critical

When you become involved in the More Floods network, one of the first things you will notice is that we place a high priority on good organization. In fact, organization of the office and warehouse spaces is listed among the best practices we aim to teach all owners and managers of water damage restoration businesses. […]