Restoring Smiles: One Toy at a Time

From Right to left: Maddie Starr, Jennifer Boyer, Keith Wiles, and Amanda Negri with their #RestoringKindness Post cards. Making a Difference Every Day In the restoration industry, we are fortunate to make a difference in someone’s life each day we show up for work. Acts of kindness and service are not just part of our job—they’re a way of life. […]

Insurance Insights – Continuing Education Adjustments

Dear Insurance Professionals, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. For over 15 years we have stayed in touch with our insurance partners by offering CE Courses while allowing agents to learn the landscape of the insurance industry. Since March 2020, we have had to pivot due to […]

Berks • Fire • Water Restorations, Inc.℠: In the Community

Life really does come full circle. In 2013 I left Berks • Fire • Water Restorations, Inc.℠ to start a new career in the sporting goods industry. Fast forward seven years later, I find myself back in the green and gold. A lot has changed since I left in 2013, a new building and new […]

2020 Annual Open House – Join Us!

Some Things Never Change – 20 Years of Service

Letter From The Lavenders: Some Things Never Change – 20 Years of Service by Lisa Lavender, COO and Ted Lavender, CEO 2020 marks the start of a new decade and it also marks an end of an era. As we reflect on 20 years of BFW history, we think fondly of our firsts, the friends […]

It’s All in the Family: Lisa’s Father

Father We also interviewed Lisa’s Father, Paul. See what he has to say about working with his daughter, Lisa Lavender. Paul Pinchak, Various Roles I’m kind of like a consultant, sort of… and I’ve been here since the very beginning in one way or another. Relationship to family member? PP: I am Lisa’s father which […]

Restoring Success: It’s All About Perspective

‘Tis the season to be grateful and thankful for the positive things in our lives. During the holidays, we have the opportunity to reflect and express our thankfulness for: friends, families, abilities, opportunities, and more. I believe in order for us to be grateful for things in life, we must have an internal meter of sorts. […]

It’s All in the Family: Mother and Daughter

Mother & Daughter Mother: Cheryl Harting, IT / Programs Manager, 15 years Daughter: Jennifer Harting, Project Coordinator, 5 ½ years Who was here first? Cheryl (Momma) Why did you want to work with a family member? CH: I tried training a few temps and could not get what we needed. We needed someone to catch […]

It’s All in the Family: Brothers

Brothers Brother: Robert (Bob) Detweiler, Project Manager, 15 years Brother: Patrick Detweiler, Construction Manager, 4 ½ years Who was here first? Bob Relationship to family member? RD: Pat is my brotha from anotha motha Why did you want to work with a family member? RD: Honestly I just wanted the incentive and Pat needed a […]

BFW Spotlight: Rit Matz

Richard is likely not a name you are used to hearing around Berks • Fire • Water Restorations, but mention the name “Rit” or “Boom Done” and the BFW family will know just who you are talking about. Known as Rit because, as he says, “he is not Rich yet” and known as Boom Done […]

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