Staying in enterprise for 25 years is a big milestone for any firm in at present’s economic system. Persevering with to develop throughout that point in a extremely demanding emergency response business is much more spectacular. Pulliam Restoration is about to test each these containers.
Pulliam Restoration is a industrial property restoration firm that helps companies and organizations get again on their ft after main injury attributable to fires, storms, water leaks, and different incidents. The Columbia-based firm makes a speciality of all features of water, fireplace, and mildew restoration and mitigation, in addition to a wide range of specialty providers equivalent to technical restoration, contents restoration, duct cleansing, containment, dry ice blasting, biohazard cleansing, crawl house mildew removing, paperwork restoration, and sewage cleanup.
CEO and ‘visionary’ Robert Pulliam stated the corporate ensures the quickest response occasions within the business — “We reply in minutes, not hours” — and is able to go 24 hours a day, seven days per week, twelve months a 12 months. That stage of responsiveness has helped drive the corporate’s 25% annual development for the previous three years.
“Individuals rely on us,” stated Pulliam, who took over operations after transferring over from the automotive enterprise to amass the corporate in 2011. “And as we have grown, we have by no means misplaced our small-town mentality. We reply our telephones, we present up once we say we are going to, and we end what we begin.”
Core prospects embrace industrial companies throughout the state, however the firm additionally serves residential prospects within the Midlands. “We’ll by no means flip down anybody who has an issue within the Midlands,” Pulliam stated.
The corporate additionally has responded to named storms across the nation, together with in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Iowa. Pulliam stated the corporate’s logistics experience permits it to reply instantly in catastrophe conditions. “We will get workers onsite shortly, and we’ve got boots on the bottom once we present up.”
The corporate at present employs 19 undertaking managers, technicians, and administrative workers, with plans so as to add 4 to 6 extra positions by the tip of the summer season. Staff are frequently skilled and licensed in inspection, cleansing, and restoration by business and authorities associations. And regardless of the demanding hours and work, Pulliam stated turnover could be very low, with many long-tenured workers on the staff.
Pulliam Restoration plans to have a good time its twenty fifth anniversary on Sept. 21 — coincidentally, additionally the anniversary of one of many largest disasters in state historical past, Hurricane Hugo in 1989 — with an occasion for workers and prospects.
“When prospects belief us with their enterprise, they’re typically glad they did,” Pulliam stated. “We’re not simply on this for the cash. We’re in it for an consequence that is a win for everybody.”
Be taught extra about Pulliam Restoration on the corporate’s web site at pulliam247.com.