Restoration Affiliates (RA)
- Written by: Molly Shaw
- Produced by: Kyle Gahm
- Estimated reading time: 3 mins
Restoration Affiliates (RA) is a national network of independently owned, full-service disaster restoration and cleaning companies that offer complete mitigation, remediation, reconstruction and remodeling services for commercial, industrial and multifamily property owners and insurance professionals. RA offers local resources with national coverage and is the single-source solution for all fire, water and storm-related emergencies.
RA’s professionals understand that every type of accident or loss — large or small — requires a specific action plan. The nationwide RA team can quickly respond to any fire, smoke, water, mold or storm damage situation with the appropriate, customized rapid response.
Shared skills and shared vision
At 40 members strong and more than 100 locations coast to coast, RA is a national service network that stands for industry leadership, quality and value, teamwork and cooperation, trust and respect and responsiveness, among other core values. Based in St Louis, Missouri, RA’s mission is to provide members with opportunities to collaborate with other high-quality restoration service providers, resulting in the highest service, communication and ethical standards in the industry.
RA’s purpose as an organization is to develop a strategic network for members to share resources, relationships, and support in order to provide regional and national commercial accounts with expert service, response and value in the event of property damage or loss. RA also serves as an outlet for opportunities to refer projects, make introductions and co-market with other members in the same industry.
Why do restoration professionals around the country choose to join RA every year? Membership provides a unique opportunity for independently owned specialized restoration contractors to partner with other proven industry leaders. As a result, RA members are able expand their capabilities and industry knowledge to deliver the highest-quality restoration services for their customers.
The organization provides a platform for ongoing education, research and networking. RA members are also able to leverage shared restoration skills, information and knowledge for mutual success and growth.
In terms of business development, RA offers lead generation assistance, increased market exposure and penetration, shared resources and purchasing power, as well as marketing opportunities. Members can obtain leads and referrals in a cooperative and noncompetitive environment, while securing relationships with existing accounts and a chance to get in front of some of the largest commercial accounts in main markets.
RA offers members the opportunity to grow their business contracts and quality relationships through networking. Members learn from one another, sharing resources and best practices from top industry talent.
Responding to people in need
RA’s professionals are tasked with the big job of responding and working with customers in times of dire need. Whether it’s catastrophic damage or a simple inconvenience, restoration and remediation pros understands that these changes are disruptive and customers want to get back to normal as fast as possible.
With a national network of leading disaster restoration companies, RA can handle any size project in multifamily, commercial or institutional properties. Restoration services include ozone decontamination, smoke and odor removal, water mitigation, contents repairs and cleaning and restorability assessments.
If reconstruction is necessary RA companies can offer any number of rebuild and repair services, including carpentry, structural repair, reroofing and installation, plaster and drywall repairs, painting, electrical and plumbing repairs and replacements, demolition, debris removal and more.
RA has extended relationships with insurance agents and adjusters in the industry, which makes the restoration process flow smoothly. RA’s project managers also know how to mobilize quickly, in concert with insurance companies and claims adjusters to ensure responsive, timely communication with all parties involved in a loss.
RA also makes it a priority to explain why and how certain disaster reconstruction services and approaches need to be used, which helps customers know they are getting the best value and solution for their business.
Coast to coast, the certified technicians, experienced craftsmen and licensed professionals behind Restoration Affiliates are helping customers get back to normal in the most professional, painless way possible.
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