Highly Trained Restoration Specialists

When choosing a water damage mitigation company, you want to be sure you're dealing with a company that has the appropriate licenses and certifications. To start with, ask if they have a contractor's license, which is required to do this line of work in California. Our CSLB # is 1037786, and you can check the status anytime at www.cslb.ca.gov.

Next, you'll want to be sure you are dealing with an IICRC certified-firm.  SERVPRO of Centre City/Uptown is proud to be recognized as a certified firm with the IICRC.  Our owners and managers carry the following IICRC certifications:

AMRT - Applied Microbial Remediation Technician

ASD - Applied Structural Drying

CDS - Commercial Drying Specialist

FSRT - Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician

WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician

And more - the ones named above are just the main ones. WHen you need a reliable, certified, insured, and bonded water damage cleanup company in San Diego, call SERVPRO of Centre City/Uptown 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 619-583-2133.

IICRC Training and Certification


The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) certifies and sets the standards for the cleaning and restoration industries. Our Professionals study IICRC standards and best practices in water restoration, fire restoration, mold remediation, carpet and upholstery cleaning, and other cleaning and restoration courses.

Employee Certification Training

The Employee Certification Training is a voluntary, self-paced program designed for SERVPRO Franchise employees. Certification is awarded after successful completion of course materials and an examination. Modules include:

  • Crew Training
  • Fire Restoration
  • Water Restoration
  • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Initial Franchise Training

A 15-day hands-on course at the SERVPRO Corporate Training Facility is the foundation of the SERVPRO training program. This course is primarily for new Franchise owners and covers many restoration topics:

  • Fire Restoration
  • Water Restoration
  • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
  • Mold Mitigation


All of our staff have access to web-based training. This voluntary program is designed to be an ongoing, self-paced coaching series for a Franchise's employees. Video presentations and support materials are followed by a knowledge test at the end of each module. This keeps our technicians and office staff up to speed on industry standards and the professional quality you expect.

Continuing Education Classes

SERVPRO of Centre City / Uptown offers both credit and noncredit courses for insurance agents, insurance adjusters, real estate professionals, and Franchise staff. These programs are designed to improve knowledge of emergency mitigation. Courses include:

  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Understanding Mold in the Restoration Industry
  • Restorative Drying for Loss Control
  • Mitigation Awareness Response Seminar (non-credit course)