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 […]

Letter from the Lavenders: “Show Love” – Joel Carrion

It is hard to find the right words, or message, to share with our friends and associates during a time, the year, 2020, that seems to be a never-ending cycle of challenges. We are surrounded by messages of fear and hate. There is despair and uncertainty in our world. We are thankful to those who […]

Coronavirus has disinfection services on the rise in Berks County

Two Berks Fire Water Restoration team members dressed in full personal protective equipment to perform biohazard cleanup, which can included disinfection to rid a structure of the coronavirus. Rentokil, whose North American headquarters are located in Wyomissing, calls itself “The experts in pest control.” Traditionally, pests referred to bugs and rodents, possibly other unwanted animals. […]

Berks Fire Water Restorations – Remains Open as an Essential Service

BERKS • FIRE • WATER RESTORATIONS, INC.℠ will continue operations and provide 24/7 Emergency Response.  Our team is taking extra precautions in all we do to protect our customers, communities, and themselves. As a service provider for a variety of emergency responses including but not limited to: water, fire, bio-hazard, disinfection, and decontamination services, we […]

Prepared to Respond and Educate – Coronavirus

We are prepared to respond to the need to control, decontaminate, and disinfect for infectious disease.  Our trained team of professional restorers are prepared to respond. We are available for expertise and guidance to the people and organizations in the region we serve. For over 20 years we have been providing: Trauma Scene, Biohazard, and […]

It’s All in the Family (Newsletter intro)

Letter From The Lavenders: It’s All in the Family! by Lisa Lavender, COO and Ted Lavender, CEO The Family Owned Business Institute Reports that “ There are 5.5 million family businesses in the United States. Family owned businesses contribute 57% of the GDP and employ 63% of the workforce (Family Enterprise USA, 2011).  That means family owned businesses employ […]

BFW Spotlight: Chad Moyer

Signs you know someone’s been with a company for quite some time: They start counting the years (on more than one hand) until finally saying, with some hesitation, “17 years.” This is what happened when I asked Chad Moyer how long he has worked at Berks • Fire • Water Restorations. A pause of silence filled […]

Life As A Project Manager, As Told By An 11-Year-Old

It is an honor and privilege to introduce you to Chase Detweiler, a member of the BFW family and author. Chase is an 11-year-old young man that we have known since he was born. His dad has been a key part of our team for over 14 years. We marvel at this young man’s social […]

How To Manage Troublesome Salt Stains

Our friend and carpet expert, Mark Violand, of Violand Flooring Inspections, Inc. recently shared some timely advice about troublesome salt stains, and we couldn’t help but share it with you! Troublesome Salt Stains Salt, salt and more salt. Salt on sidewalks, salt on floors, salt on entrance matting, and salt on carpet. Although this winter in Northeast […]

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