Groupe JDL of Valleyfield Joins The Growing CDRG Team

May 6, 2010 — CDRG – Canadian Disaster Restoration Group, Canada’s largest network of independent restoration specialists are pleased to announce that Groupe JDL of Valleyfield, Québec, has been awarded certified membership. Groupe JDL, led by Stéphane Lanthier has provided insurance restoration in the Salaberry – Valleyfield area since 1987.

Following our rigorous application screening process, Groupe JDL have successfully met the minimum requirements for CDRG certified membership. They have ability to offer full restoration services with an efficient 24 hour emergency after hour call dispatch. Moreover Groupe JDL will also be able to leverage CDRG’s Red Team – Catastrophe capabilities along with other recent innovations that enhance our ability to serve our insurance and commercial customers. Groupe JDL strive to remain abreast of all changes in this rapidly evolving industry by way of ensuring proper certification with the IICRC.

“We are pleased to welcome Stéphane and his team into our growing network,” stated CDRG’s president, Simon Frigon. “Their commitment to quick response, superior workmanship and outstanding customer service reaffirms our position in the marketplace. ” We look forward to a long and successful partnership”.

Stéphane Lanthier, President of Groupe JDL strongly believes in the benefits of working in tandem with other quality CDRG restorers in Québec. ”Having the ability to rely on outside support for man-power, technical expertise and equipment is pivotal in today’s competitive marketplace. It will also give us the ability to expand our scope of services to our clients. This will secure our company’s market share and success in the future” stated Stéphane Lanthier.

In addition to the benefits of being part of forward thinking national association, Groupe JDL will also be able to utilize CDRG’s national partnerships that help maintain his overhead costs competitive. CDRG also provides branding & marketing strategies and support to it’s members which allows them to participate in various co-op programs which supplement CDRG’s national marketing efforts.

This latest addition brings CDRG’s total of 15 certified members and over 25 service locations in the province of Quebec. We look forward announcing the 16th Quebec based member in the beginning of June.

About Groupe JDL

Founded in 1987, Stéphane is one the many 2nd generation restorers part of CDRG, proudly carrying the company’s reputation and service commitments to offer the best possible to it’s clients. Originally called JD Lanthier Construction, Groupe JDL has re-branded itself in early 2000 to better reflect their growing service capabilities. They are now a full-service, professional cleaning and restoration company serving both residential and commercial customers. In addition to their restoration capabilities, Groupe JDL offer a complete in house carpentry service which ultimately ensures a more rapid service and also guaranteed quality control on rebuilds. Although they’ve grown over the years Groupe JDL continues to provide prompt and courteous service to all of its customers.

About CDRG

CDRG’s strength as a coast to coast Canadian Network of Independent Restoration Specialists is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with 1726 restoration experts, an average of 18.8 years in business and 270 million in annual volume – it’s safe to say our strength lies in our members. The rigorous CDRG selection process only chooses members which meet the highest industry standards. All of our 150+ service locations are experienced and equipped to meet all challenges put before them. No job is too big or too small for CDRG members. Visit