“If I'm not in business in a week, I’m out of business,” a client told Adam Becker, as they walked a fire-damaged manufacturing plant. Within two hours, Statewide Disaster Restoration had 45 people on site. The business was open seven days later.

“With a large loss, everybody’s on-call,” Becker says. Featured four times on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, this Michigan restoration contractor can handle both big commercial disaster mitigation jobs — where “we’re as strong at the finish as we are at the start” — and the “unplanned remodels” that come in the wake of a house fire.