Darren Foote Joins RIA AGA Committee
“Last but not least, the AGA is very pleased to announce that Darren Foote, formerly of BELFOR Property Restoration, has joined the ranks. Darren is a highly-respected restoration industry veteran, and a founder of Water Extraction Technologies, a very successful Reno, Nev., restoration business that was acquired by BELFOR. For the last decade, Darren ran technical training programs for thousands of BELFOR employees. He operates a specialized consulting business for restorers and the AGA (and hence, the industry) will enjoy the fruits from the wealth of his knowledge. We thank Darren for making the commitment to bring the AGA to the next level.”
Published, March 2020. Read the entire article here.
Released October 26, 2007
World’s Largest Property Restoration Company Acquires Local Water Damage Remediation Company
Reno, Nevada – Water Extraction Technologies (W.E.T.), a local water and fire damage restoration company, has been acquired by BELFOR, the largest property restoration company in the world.
Many residents of Northern Nevada have seen the highly-visible W.E.T. vans around town, plastered with the company’s colorful cartoon mascot. In the last 18 years, W.E.T. (Water Extraction Technologies) has grown from a small spin-off from Foote Brothers Construction, to the largest Water and Fire Damage restoration company in Northern Nevada. W.E.T.’s success did not escape the notice of BELFOR, the world’s largest property restoration company, with offices in 27 countries.
The addition of W.E.T.’s Reno and Salt Lake City operations add to BELFOR’s rapidly expanding service coverage throughout the United States and Canada, bringing the total number of North American office to more than 65.
Darren Foote, a Reno native and founder of W.E.T., will continue as Manager of remediation services for BELFOR. Paul Gardner, also a native of Reno, has joined the BELFOR team as Manager of construction services, giving the Reno operations the capacity to handle any property damage restoration job from initial emergency response through completed reconstruction.
Original release can be found here.