facilismart-logo_4cUPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; May 29, 2014, In an effort to support Hurricane Preparededness Week (May 25-31), and to help prepare building and facilities for the moment when an emergency strikes, South River Restoration (SRR) is launching faciliSmart™, a disaster planning software. The web-based application puts disaster protocol in one location that can be accessed anytime, anywhere via a cell phone, tablet or computer; helping clients save time and money during a disaster.

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Available to all Priority Response Emergency Program (PREP) clients, the app enables property and facility managers instant access to critical building data, emergency protocols and exit strategies – all at the touch of their fingertips.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 43% do not reopen after a catastrophic loss. More staggering is that 75% of businesses fail within three years of a natural disaster that do not have business continuity plans. This application will aim to decrease this percentage by helping clients prepare for a disaster. Read more.

SRR Supports National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

NSWPW-poster-2014  areUPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; March 2, 2014, South River Restoration is proud to support National Severe
Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is a nationwide effort designed to increase awareness of the severe weather that affects everyone and to encourage individuals, families businesses and communities to know their risk, take action, and be an example.

Being prepared to act quickly could be a matter of survival. This is especially evident during the threat of severe weather. The deadliest and most destructive tornado of 2013, an EF-5 on May 20 in Moore, Oklahoma, and caused more than $2 billion in property damage. Even though severe weather was anticipated days in advance, many in the impacted areas said they did not have a plan and were caught unprepared. Read more.

Giving back to a local 9-year-old hero

laurens luggage deliveryUPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; December 20, 2013, continuing its motto to give back what disaster took; South River Restoration, Inc. (SRR) donated more than 15 boxes to Lauren’s Luggage, a local charity with a mission to provide a blanket for each child and the basic necessities for a family after a fire or other disaster.

“We are grateful for South River Restoration’s generosity,” says Jennifer Hontz, Co-Founder of Lauren’s Luggage. “The bags that can be created and given from the SRR donation will benefit so many families who suffer a loss.” Read more.

Announcing new hires

JohnSelect2UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; October 22, 2013, Continuing its growth, South River Restoration, Inc. (SRR), an emergency disaster restoration company, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Eric Strickland as Sales Manager and John Durham as Controller.

“I am delighted to share the great influx of new talent at South River- all recently hired,” said Bryan Agee, President and CEO at South River Restorations. “It’s an impressive list of talent.” Read more.

VP of Marketing Michelle Collett hired

Michelle Collett SRR 1UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; April 3, 2012, South River Restoration, Inc. (SRR), an emergency disaster restoration company, has hired Michelle Collett as its new Vice President of Marketing. She will report directly to Bryan Agee, the President of SRR.

Michelle, who has more than 18 years of marketing experience, will be in charge of managing SRR’s brand experience and increasing its customer base. She will also oversee all marketing functions including brand management, creative development, social media, media planning, public relations, event planning and more. Read more.

SRR achieves iso 9001 : 2008 Certification

iso_logoUPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; September 2011, South River Restoration, a nationally recognized top ranking insurance mitigation and reconstruction firm, is proud to announce that it has achieved ISO 9001: 2008 Certification accreditation. The ISO 9000 family of standards relate to quality management systems and are designed to help organizations ensure they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders. As a result of their efforts, South River has obtained a certification that highlights their existing quality management system which clearly outlines their systematic processes and procedures for insuring the efficiency of business.

In order to obtain an ISO 9001 : 2008 Certification, the applying organization is assessed by an independent third party which conducts an extensive examination of all of its functions, products, services and processes. In order to be registered to the standard, external and internal audits must be performed to verify that the system is working as it is supposed to, as well as to find out where it can improve or correct problems identified. Read more.


cea_award_2UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; May 18, 2011,Thousands gathered for the 2011 Crawford Contractor Connection Conference in San Diego, California. Crawford Contractor Connection is the largest network of restoration and managed repair contractors for the insurance industry. Their incredibly strict standards of participation make this a group of the most qualified restoration and contracting firms across the US. Their annual conference is one of the industry’s largest gatherings of restoration professionals.

South River Restoration has been recognized as the Top Mitigation Contractor for the Central District. It has also been ranked in the Top 10 General Contractors throughout the entire United States. Read more.


ReduceReuseRecycleUPPER MARLBORO, Maryland; May 17, 2011, As globalization makes the world become smaller, it becomes increasingly easy to see how the lives of people (and plants and animals and ecosystems) everywhere are closely synced up with one another. So toys made in China can affect the quality of life in Europe, pesticides used in Argentina can affect the health of people in the U.S., and greenhouse gas emissions from Australia can affect a diminishing rainforest in Brazil.

The truth is that every single thing we do every day has an impact on the planet — good or bad. Knowing this, South River Restoration is taking the necessary steps to sustain our Earth and “Go Green”. Read more.