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Local Restoration Company Continues to Serve the East Kootenays

September 19, 2019   by Rainbow International Restoration

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East Kootenays, BC, Sept. 18, 2019/InsPress/ – National home and commercial restoration company, Rainbow International, would like to announce the new ownership of both the Invermere and Cranbrook, BC Locations. Rainbow International Restoration of the Kootenays is now owned by Colin Hardwick as of August 15.  This location is still serving the Kootenays region.

Rainbow International is North America’s premier restoration service. They specialize in water, fire and smoke damage restoration, mould remediation, carpet and tile cleaning, and odour removal. They service homes, commercial buildings, industrial facilities and property management companies.

Colin Hardwick has over 25 years of customer service at large scale corporations and 12 years in the construction sector.  After having worked for Rainbow International Restoration of the Kootenays for almost two years, he was very excited to take the next step to ownership when the opportunity came up.  His focus on helping clients, coupled with an organized, driven, professional skillset, has made this transition very smooth. Colin will continue to provide the quality service that Rainbow Restoration of the Kootenays has been providing for over a decade, and he also hopes to expand the company’s focus towards community involvement.

“Being an owner for a franchise-based company gives me the world-class support I need in training, operations, and marketing” stated Colin.  He added, “Being able to service customers’ needs at a moment’s notice during a difficult time is definitely why I felt Rainbow International was a good fit for a business”.

“Rainbow International is committed to offering world class customer service,” said Cary Fairless, president of Rainbow International Restoration. “We are very excited to be continuing Rainbow International Restoration of the Kootenays and look forward to offering our high standards of service and professionalism to help the Kootenay region with all of their restoration needs.”

For more information about Rainbow International Restoration of the Kootenays call 250-342-0090 or visit

About Rainbow International®

Rainbow International®, a Neighbourly company, is a global franchise organization providing residential and commercial restoration and cleaning services. Rainbow International franchisees offer a broad range of damage restoration services ranging from water, smoke and fire damage to carpet and upholstery cleaning and deodorization from more than 400 locations worldwide. Established by Neighbourly® in 1981, Rainbow International is part of Neighbourly, a community of home service experts, leveraging Neighbourly’s nearly 3,500 professional home service experts in the U.S. and Canada with a unique direct service function that provides consumers assistance with nearly all aspects of their home care needs. Neighbourly brands include: Aire Serv®, Five Star Painting®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Handyman®, Mr. Rooter®, Rainbow International® and The Grounds Guys®. Additional information about Neighbourly can be found at For more information about Rainbow International, visit and to learn about franchising opportunities with all Neighbourly companies, visit


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