Continuing Education

Learn the ropes with continuing education from ServiceMaster of Decorah in Decorah, IA.

ce_imagesServiceMaster of Decorah is an approved Continuing Education (CE) provider in Iowa and Illinois.

The more you know the more you can help. As the insurance agent or adjuster, you’re often the first contact for a policyholder who has experienced a disaster. You are in a unique position to put your policyholder at ease and to help minimize damage. The more you know about the disaster mitigation process and recovery, the more you can guide your client in taking the right steps to control damage and therefore control costs.

Smoke and Odor Damage Mitigation
We will explore the chemistry of fire and the effects of smoke, chemical vapors, and acidic gases produced by fire on various structural building components and household contents. In addition, we’ll explain how emergency corrosion mitigation can prevent or minimize further damage.

Mold Remediation
This class focuses on the science of mold and its effect on building materials and occupants. You will see how mold grows and spreads and learn about best practices for managing multiple aspects of the problem.

Water Damage Mitigation
You will learn how water damage occurs and the effects it has on carpet, wood flooring, and other building materials. In addition, we’ll discuss how quickly secondary damage happens, and the steps that can be taken to reduce or minimize the damage.