About Us

Who We Are

SAR Reconstruction

SAR is locally and Veteran owned servicing Houston and surrounding areas. We are a full-service restoration company specializing in insurance repairs.

Our job is to work to assist you and your insurance company with all the information needed to complete the job with the least amount of stress. We care about your needs and understand the trauma homeowners experience during their loss.

A major key to our success and your satisfaction are the employees who work for SAR. They have the knowledge and experience to complete any size job.

Mission & Vision

Once the project is started our project managers go the extra mile to make sure your job receives the attention it deserves from start to finish. We make sure our subcontractors and suppliers are carefully selected to insure you the best quality workmanship. Our experienced estimators will quickly schedule an appointment toassess the damages and provideyou with a detailed estimate. SAR utilizes the most current software.

We place top priority on our client’s interest and helping them to restore their lives as well as their property.

Our goal at SAR is to conduct our business with the highest ethical standards and to treat our employees and our clients with utmost fairness.


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Mike Murray


Mike Murray, founder of SAR began his career in insurance restoration in 2000. His 24+ years of experience have allowed him to see every type of restoration project. Mike’s experience has also taught him the importance of constant communication during every disaster. His objective is to provide a service to each client that they are comfortable and satisfied with.

Mike is also a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a search and rescue swimmer. In time serving in the military, he learned values such as integrity, dedication, honesty, and work ethic. Over the past 22 years he has applied these principles along with his expert craftsman skills to provide homeowners with an exceptional service to continuously surpass customers’ expectations.

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Cullen Dieringer


Cullen Dieringer began his career in insurance restoration in 1994 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.

After many years in restoration, he took a short break to become a high school assistant principal and coach. There he learned many transferable skills such as dedication, patience, and excellent communication skills. These skills helped Cullen become an even better restoration specialist when he returned to the industry that he is so passionate about.

His ability to help people in all types of stressful circumstances is remarkable. With an expert knowledge of restoration and the communication skillshe learned in education, Cullen is a master of helping homeowners in the stressful times of disaster. His experience, work ethic, and passion for helping others ensures the customer experience with SAR Restoration is second to none.

Office Members

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Vashon McElwain


Field Members

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Andy Cooper