Certified Membership

CDRG Certified Members are companies that are actively engaged in performing complete or specialized residential, commercial and/or industrial restoration services with proper industry certification. Only certified members have voting rights within the organization. Membership dues are payable on an annual basis.

Certified member restoration contractor requirements 

In order to be eligible to become a certified member, the company must have the following requirements in good standing: 

  • Disaster Restoration must be your main source of revenue 
  • Your firm must be approved by at least three insurance companies 
  • Your firm must be in business for a minimum of 5 years 
  • Have minimum certifications through the IICRC in water (WRT), fire (FRT), applied structural drying (ASD) and applied microbial remediation technician(AMRT) 
  • Your firm must be an approved IICRC firm 
  • Provide a copy of both pollution and liability insurance coverage for 2 000 000 
  • Provide a copy of Worker's Compensation Board clearance certificate or province's equivalent Your organization must generate at least 1 000 000$ in volume annually 
  • Your organization must have a minimum of five years in the insurance industry. 
  • Your organization must be able to provide the following service 24 hour/ 7 days / 365 days / year emergency services 
  • Provide full disaster restoration services 
  • Emergency Board-up services 
  • Total cleaning and deodorization services 
  • Provide total re-construction services 
  • Your organization must not be a member of any franchises or network 
  • Your organization must allow a site inspection of the facility by a current CDRG regional office 
  • Have a minimum warehouse space of 5000 * square feet for content cleaning and storage 
  • Have a minimum of 6 insurance claims managers references

*if you are in the top 10 cities in Canada you must have more than 5000 sq.ft