October 28, 2010 // Franchising.com // Tamarac, FL – In just three months, the nation's fastest growing franchise specializing in property emergency restoration services, PuroClean®, will unveil the newest Applied Structural Drying (ASD) Demonstration Facility in the country and only the seventeenth training center of its kind in the world.
PuroClean's new Property Restoration Training Center will include a state-of-the-science flood house, a smoke and soot simulator, and a contents cleaning room specifically designed for PuroClean's integrated contents management system.
The training center, known as the "PuroClean Academy," offers PuroClean franchise owners and their employees the opportunity to receive IICRC certification (the restoration industry's top designation from The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration) in Water Damage Restoration, Fire and Smoke Restoration, Odor Control, Carpet Cleaning, and Carpet Color Repair, in addition to other courses in business and financial management, sales and marketing. The first property restoration training class is slated to take place in mid-January.
"The launch of our new training facility and demonstration center is a significant milestone for our franchise system," said Lauren Reid, CEO and President of PuroClean. "This will provide our franchise owners with a tremendous advantage in the industry as they receive invaluable real world technical application of effective cleaning and restoration processes and procedures."
The ASD Demonstration Facility will also be used for the research and development of new equipment and demonstrations to insurance industry professionals interested in viewing PuroClean's competency and capabilities in property restoration.
PuroClean is a property damage restoration company that offers emergency clean up, restoration, and repair services including fire and smoke damage restoration, water damage restoration, flood water removal, and mold and mildew removal. PuroClean has earned the trust of property owners, insurance professionals and home service providers throughout the United States and Canada since 2001. Backed by a comprehensive network of more than 300 franchise offices and a national training and business support center, each PuroClean office responds promptly to property emergencies demonstrating a high degree of professionalism and compassion. PuroClean certified technicians are thoroughly screened, insured and trained in utilizing the latest in mitigation technology and procedures throughout the remediation process while operating under a strict code of ethics. In addition to serving the needs of property owners, PuroClean offers hundreds of continuing education classes each year to insurance professionals and property service providers nationwide. In 2009, PuroClean trained over 10,500 insurance professionals nationwide helping them earn their continuing education credits. For more information on PuroClean, please contact 800-775-PURO or visit www.puroclean.com.