Why is it important for your contractor to be certified? What does it mean?

Author: CCG Dev March 13, 2014

Swartz Contracting is Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certified (IICRC) which includes water damage and fire restoration.  All management, estimators, project managers, and technicians are IICRC certified.  Our technicians that work with the water restoration jobs are WRT (Water Restoration Technician) certified, our construction men that work with restorations are FSRT (Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician) certified, and each certified employee at Swartz Contracting is in good standing with their certifications.



Swartz Contracting is a certified EPA Lead-Safe contractor.  This means that we are certified under the EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule and our staff is trained in lead-safe work practices.



Swartz Contracting is a member of the National Federation of Independent Business, the Allen Country Better Business Bureau (BBB), the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce, the National Institute of Restoration (NIR), the Lima Adjuster’s Association, the Toledo Claims Association, and the Restoration Coach National Mitigation Program.  These affiliations are important because it shows that your contractor cares about the work provided to each customer so that only the best work is performed by certified and trained technicians and staff.


The last thing you want to worry about when hiring a contractor is whether or not they are certified.  Swartz Contracting gives you this peace of mind during the stressful process of restoration or remodel.  We provide both residential and commercial restoration services and deliver outstanding customer service including online project updates to show the progress of the work.  All management, estimators, and project managers have many years of experience in the restoration and remodeling industry.  Swartz Contracting also offers a five-year warranty on all restoration projects.

Whether disaster strikes or you’re looking to remodel, call the experts!