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Consultant Expert Witness
Property Damage Assessor
Spiegel Property Damage
Consulting and Forensics

PO Box 7577
La Verne, Ca. 91750
Ph: (909) 596-5573 Direct (909) 931-1122
Fax: (909) 596-8803 Direct (909) 931-1167
Cell Phone (909) 973-0854


I can provide consulting services in property damage restoration, and would be a qualified professional for arbitration, appraisals and court proceedings.

I have spoken nationally on restoration and cleaning topics, and have written articles, which have been published in international trade restoration publications.

I have served on two national advisory boards:

  • The Water Loss Institute (WLI). WLI is organizations comprised of firms’ worldwide that are engaged in water damage mitigation, sewage decontamination, and water damage restoration.

  • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Institute (CUCI). CUCI is an organization comprised of firms worldwide, which are engaged in setting standards and practices for professional carpet & upholstery cleaning.

I am the co-owner of SPIEGEL CERTIFIED RESTORATION, a family owned business established in 1950 specializing in the cleaning and restoration of both contents and structure. Our services included restoring property damage, from large commercial buildings to small homes, created from water, fire, odor, wind, earthquake, and vandalism. Spiegel Certified Restoration was featured on ABC TV’s Good Morning America on a segment devoted to water damage in your home.


  • Over forty (40) years of experience in the cleaning, contents restoration and property damage repair industry and over twelve (12) years of experience in the construction defect investigation and forensics industry

  • Certified Restorer (National Institute of Disaster Restoration)

  • Council Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant - (American Indoor Air Quality Council)

  • Council Certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor - (American Indoor Air Quality Council)

  • Certified Level I Thermographer - (Flir Systems, Infrared Training Center)

  • Senior Certified Practicing Carpet Inspector - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Master Cleaner - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Master Restorer - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Water Damage Technician - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Odor Control Technician - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Carpet Cleaning Technician - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • Certified Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Technician - (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certification)

  • General B Contractor #299472 - (CSLB) & #298270 (CSLB)

  • C-15 Flooring Contractor (CSLB)

  • C-33 Painting & Decorating Contractor (CSLB)

  • C-61/D-52 Specialty Window Covering Contractor (CSLB)

I attend many cleaning, restoration, mold, and indoor Air Quality schools and seminars, throughout the United States and Canada, for continued education in the damage repair industry.


  • Contents & Property Damage Appraisal and Investigations

  • Formal Reports with Digital Photo Documentation
    Scoping of Damages & Specifying Restoration Procedures Needed For Both Contents and Property Damage Restoration Projects.

  • Resolving Disputes

  • Forensics, To Determine The Cause and Origin of Damage.

  • Qualified Water Damage Professional

  • Concrete Slab – Vapor Emission Testing & Concrete Humidity Testing

  • Inspections & Trouble Shooting

  • Qualified Odor Control Professional

  • Qualified Mold & Mildew Remediation Professional

  • Qualified Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Professional

  • Subrogation Disputes

  • Supervise Restoration Projects

  • Educational Classes On Property Damage Restoration

  • Qualified To Clean-Up Tear Gas

  • Flooring Forensics – (wood Floors, Linoleum, Ceramic/Marble, etc.)

  • Inventorying Of Damaged Contents

  • Moving & Storage Of Contents

Trade Association Affiliations

  • RIA – Restoration Industry Association, formerly Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR)

  • NIDR – National Institute of Disaster Restoration

  • WLI – Water Loss Institute

  • NICR – National Institute of Rug Cleaning

  • CUCI – Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Institute

  • MSHI – Mechanical Systems Hygiene Institute (Duct Cleaning)

  • IICRC – Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restoration Certifications

  • CFI – Carpet and Fabric Institute

  • WFCA – World Floor Covering Association

  • IAQA – Indoor Air Quality Association

  • NWFA – National Wood Flooring Association


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