Why A & I

A&I Fire and Water Restoration has a long history of quality restoration work in the coastal communities of North and South Carolina. Our passion for quality and excellence shows in our work everyday and we take great care to ensure that your experience with A&I Fire and Water Restoration meets the highest standards We take pride in our responsibility to provide quick and efficient response to disaster situations in our community.

Throughout our years of service to our neighbors in North and South Carolina, we have acquired many awards and certifications that truly reflect to our passion for quality and excellence.

Clean Trust Trained & Certified Technicians:

Our Job Supervisors have extensive training covering all technical aspects of insurance restoration services and are Clean Trust Certified Technicians. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) known now as The Clean Trust was formed in 1972 to serve as an independent, non-profit certification body, to set and promote high standards and ethics; and to advance communication and technical proficiency within the inspection, cleaning and restoration service industry. Further, A&I Fire & Water Restoration is an IICRC Certified Firm. To learn more about The Clean Trust, visit their web page at


LEED Certification

CHAMP – Certified Home Assessment and Modification Professional

Certified Fire and Smoke Technicians

Certified Water Damage Technicians

Certified Blood Borne Pathogen Technicians

Association Memberships:

  • ASCR - Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration
  • IICRC - Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification
  • CUCI - Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Institute
  • WLI - Water Loss Institute
  • NIDR - National Institute of Disaster Restoration
  • NIRC - National Institute of Rug Cleaning
  • NIR - National Institution of Restoration
  • IAQA - Indoor Air Quality Association Incorporated
  • Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • North Carolina Environmental Information Association
  • North Carolina Public School Maintenance Association
  • Little River Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Associations Institute
  • Wilmington Claims Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Southern Building Congress
  • Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Conway Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Myrtle Beach Hospitality Association
  • South Carolina Environmental Information Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
  • Florence Chamber of Commerce
  • CAI – Community Associations Institute
  • Restoration Industry Association

Some of A&I's Recent Community & Business Awards

Charities we participate with to raise awareness and capital:

  • United Way
  • American Heart Association
  • March of Dimes
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • American Cancer Society


Big 50 - Top 50 Remodelers in the Country

  • 2010 - Market Wise

Qualified Remodeler - Top 500 Remodelers

  • Ranked 82 in 2010

Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence

  • 1997 - Remodeling Excellence in Commercial Restoration
  • 1998 - Remodeling Excellence in Commercial Restoration
  • 1999 - Remodeling Excellence in Commercial Restoration
  • 2002 - South Carolina Remodeler of the Year
  • 2003 - South Carolina Remodeler of the Year
  • 2003 - Commercial Restoration Category Winner
  • 2010 - Best Commercial Insurance Restoration
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013

Phoenix Award

  • 2004