Kevin Lancaster, vice president of operations at SERVPRO of Roanoke, Montgomery & Pulaski Counties, has attained the cleaning industry’s highest technical designation, IICRC Master Status for master water restorer. Lancaster had previously earned the master fire and smoke restorer designation and master textile cleaner designation.
Lancaster completed all requirements for Master Water Restorer, which includes certifications in Carpet Cleaning Technician, Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Technician, Water Damage Restoration Technician, Applied Structural Drying Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician and Health & Safety Technician.
In addition to attaining the above certifications, master-level designations require a minimum of three years’ experience in the industry. Lancaster has 23 years of experience in disaster restoration.
According to iicrc.org, “The IICRC, with industry-wide participation, certifies and develops certifications and standards for inspection, cleaning and restoration. The IICRC also serves as valuable consumer referral source for certified technicians and firms. There are currently more than 53,000 active certified technicians, many with multiple certifications, and more than 6,000 Certified Firms around the world.”
– Submitted by Brenda Giles, SERVPRO of Roanoke, Montgomery & Pulaski Counties