American Water Damage Owners Receive Professional Certifications from National Association of Mold Professionals

Federal Emergency Management Agencies warn people who have experienced flooding to take action quickly and properly to avoid a serious potential health hazard – mold and bacteria. These high level certifications qualify both recipients to inspect a property and determine if and where mold is or might be growing and to treat those areas.

Colorado Springs, CO, November 16, 2013 --( Matt Colligan, owner of American Water Damage in Colorado Springs and Alan Freilich, owner of American Water Damage in Omaha, recently received the designations of Certified Mold Inspector and Certified Mold Remediator from NAMP (National Association of Mold Professionals).

The NAMP has the only certification course taught by MDs, PhDs and JDs with extensive backgrounds in the mold industry.

Certification course topics included: mold and its health effects, sampling strategies and protocols, testing for hidden mold, proper techniques for mold removal and remediation.

About American Water Damage – “You Relax, We Rescue”℠

Matt Colligan of Colorado Springs, CO, and David Lopez of Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, founded American Water Damage in 2011. Joining the team soon thereafter was CEO Dennis “Denny” L. Manes, who brings a strong background in facilitating significant growth for companies he has headed.

All three bring years of experience in the home improvement industry with a strong emphasis on exceptional customer service, adapted for the restoration industry using stringent internal systems and processes. These are backed externally by Guild Quality third party surveys and the effective performance metrics adopting measuring analytics of Net Promoter Score (NPS).

The company’s mission is to provide a consistently remarkable customer experience while becoming the leader in the emergency service and restoration industry. Each American Water Damage technician is certified and experienced in all requisite fields.

American Water Damage’s main office is in Colorado Springs at 3375 Fillmore Heights Ridge, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. American Water Damage has additional locations in Omaha, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Baltimore. The founders plan to have at least 30 locations by 2017. Contact American Water Damage at for more information.
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