Why have I never heard of
question. You probably have never had the need for such
a unique service as DISASTER
MASTERS ®. Fortunately we have enjoyed
a fine reputation in business since 1980, performing Crisis
Management services for individuals, families, attorneys,
Estate Executors and people just like you.
What services does DISASTER
MASTERS ® provide?
provide end to end crisis management services for people's
homes, apartments and businesses. Our specialty is dealing
with abnormal contents, buildings and people who need our
unique services. Specifically, those that are extremely
disorganized or cluttered beyond normal. To see an expanded
listing our services click Personal
Someone told me that DISASTER
MASTERS ® was in the
organizing and cleaning business. Is that
almost anybody can be an organizer or in the "cleaning" business.
We are in the contents management business of which traditional
"cleaning" is just one of the end results of our services
but never the first step.
cannot be cleaned.
Clutter must first
be managed. DISASTER MASTERS
® primary function is managing the
restoration process for homes and apartments that have
been grossly neglected, cluttered, or have in some other
way become uninhabitable do to a flood, fire or wind storm.
Our services are far more comprehensive than cleaning
and or professional organizing services.
Can you forestall evictions?
Absolutely. We enjoy a 100% recovery record for clients who
have been given a "Ten Day Notice to Cure" summons from the
court system. As a matter of fact, the larger law firms in
the City of New York recommend our service in their eviction
Moreover, some of the housing court judges recommend our
services to court appointed attorneys for people who are
undergoing guardianship proceedings.
How much do you charge?
provide an intelligent answer to this question, each project
must be appraised by a project manager. If we were to
provide a quotation or a fee for services without seeing
the project and knowing what is necessary, we would be
like a blind man judging a beauty contest. It just is
not realistic for you or us.
eliminate false expectations, every project must be seen
before we can provide any of our services.
we have seen the project, we have the capability to provide
a FIXED fee for services and then provide a written document
which includes exactly what will be done, how it will
be done, how long it will take and exactly how much it
will cost. GUARANTEED
I thought that you charged
by the hour?
for unknown or undefined services by the hour without
a specific written commitment of results is a perfect recipe for
people want to know exactly how much a project will cost
in time and dollars so they can make an intelligent
We believe that amateurs charge by the hour because they
don't have the years of experience or the wisdom in
essential matters to provide a guaranteed fee for a specific
project and detail in writing the timeframe and the outcome.
We believe that a true professional is able to review a
clients situation, determine exactly what the client wants
or needs, create a written Plan of action with exact costs
and time for completion. No guess work or open ended
We know exactly how to do that.
MASTERS ® professional
services require a wide combination of human resource
skill sets similar to those found in hospitals. These
projects can employ up to 13 different human resources
to undertake and complete.
reliable and competent management is the key for success
in these kinds of projects.
Will you help us liquidate
our appraisal, we can discuss with you whether or not the
"stuff" has real value. If so, we are perfectly
positioned to liquidate the valuable items for you. To avoid
conflicts of interests, we function as your facilitators
or Agent. We don't buy or work for buyers so we can get
you the highest possible amounts. We assist or locate the
types of dealers or auctions who may be interested in your
Will you deliver some things
to me in Texas?
MASTERS ® can provide any know service
that has to do with the contents of a dwelling. We can
arrange for a local moving or shipping company to pack
and send anything, anywhere to anyone in the world.
What do you do with all the
information is only known to DISASTER
MASTERS ® after we have had the opportunity
to appraise the situation. After we have the opportunity
to see the situation, we then fix a firm fee for our services
and create a written plan of action that details the outcome
including the disposition of the contents.
expertise is making cost effective, value judgments for
you or the Client.
What about valuables?
reputation is impeccable. Very often in cluttered residences,
valuables are juxtaposed with the junk.
first order of business is a "search and salvage"
operation. It is our process to carefully filter through
and identify valuables such as documents, photographs,
ephemera and safeguard these items. We often uncover jewelry,
money, checks, bonds, stock certificates, collectibles,
etc. These items are placed in containers and presented
to the person who authorized the project.
When can you provide an on-site
within 24 hours if it is necessary. Evening and weekend
appointments are possible. We will work with your schedule.
Wait! Aunt Millie does not want anything done in her house.
Right!!! She thinks that she is perfectly OK and we are
out of order.
of our clients don’t want anything done – yet some situation
has forced their hand. We will make every attempt to work
with Aunt Millie and to assure her that we are there to
help. Her self-respect and dignity are important, and
she can still be allowed to feel like she has some control
over what’s happening. Yet, the project must be done with
expedience as well as compassion.
I think that I need the DISASTER
MASTERS ® what next?
1 800 THE-PLAN now, 800 843-7526 and schedule an appraisal.