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Thursday March 7, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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LaQuinta Inns ans Suites Orlando 
7931 Daetwyler Dr.
Orlando, FL 32812

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Tom Sherman 
Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians 

SCRT Florida Chapter Kick off 

The SCRT is excited to kick off the first ever chapter in FL

   For just $40.00 per SCRT member company you get 3 great presnetation and IICRC CEC.




HB909Harvey V. Cohen

House Bill 909 (2013) may affect home owners and Florida restoration contractors The time to act is now! Florida’s restoration industry will unite against HB 909 (2013) . Harvey V. Cohen  is joining with the restoration industry and Florida Justice Associations in an attempt to defeat HB 909 (2013). This bill would prohibit assignments under homeowner’s policies. This would be a major blow to the industry and completely give all the power back to the insurance companies. For instance, a restoration company will no longer be protected against insurance companies for jobs that have been performed without being paid up-front. No restoration company will want to do these jobs for free because without an assignment of benefits restorers have no protection. Therefore, if a hurricane were to hit the state of Florida, all the homes that are damaged will go un-repaired until restoration companies receive payment upfront. After that, the damage will be so extensive, insurance companies will deny claims and all the homeowners in Florida will be in a much worse position.

The time to organize is NOW! Homeowners and the restoration industry should contact their local representatives and tell them how this bill will negatively affect their businesses and homes.


  Don McnultyPart 2 Don Mcnulty

Are Price Guides Illegal Price Fixing? 

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) common third party pricing guides such as Xactimate, Blue Book and others may be in direct violation with the FTC rules on “Price Fixing.” According to the FTC web site; “Price Fixing is an agreement among competitors that raises, lowers, or stabilizes prices or competitive terms.”


Don tackles some some of these questions tough for the restoration/mitigation industry. Don is a Entrepreneur, Management and Training Consultant; Public Speaker and Author. He is currently with Fred Pryor Seminars, Mac Signature Group Inc, and Board member to the SCRT.



Fritz ThompsonPart 3 Fritz Thompson


The 7 Secrets of Phenomenally Successful Business Owners.

 Why Many Cleaning & Restoration Businesses Fail While Others Succeed

There is a horrendous 30% (plus) ANNUAL turnover in our industry. Why?

And why do so many carpet cleaners struggle to build a larger business but seem to be stuck in a one or two truck operation? What are the secrets of the large operators? What do they have that 95% of the others don’t have? What can I do to change the equation and break out of the rut that I am in? Even if I don’t want to build a huge company, how can I get to where I can at least take some time off without jeopardizing my livelihood? These and many more questions will be answered by Fritz Thompson who has started 6 national cleaning franchisees. Don’t worry; there will be NO SALES PITCH!!!!

Great way to get cec's for employees. Just $40.00 per SCRT member company up to 4..Register today. Space is limited.



 All this for just $40.00 per SCRT member company up to 4 people,  you get two great presentations, and .5 IICRC CEC. We will even feed you. First time non SCRT members welcome, open to anyone in the cleaning and restoration industry. From restoration to carpet cleaning and beyond. This is a gift to the industry from the SCRT. Space limited to 30. Register today.  

 SCRT's Mission

"The Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians is a nonprofit trade association for companies of all sizes and sectors in the inspection, cleaning, restoration, and related industries. The SCRT's mission is to be the leading worldwide resource that provides members with up-to-date technical, management, and marketing information. The SCRT will help companies be successful in ways that demonstrate respect for ethical values, industry coworkers, allied vendors, consumers, communities, and the environment..