Coping with Fire Restoration: Mental Health Strategies

2022-05-09T16:49:27+00:00May 19th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coping with Fire Restoration: Mental Health Strategies  As a homeowner, experiencing a fire in your home can be an extremely traumatic experience. In the best of cases, everyone involved is uninjured and safe, and there is minimal damage to your home and belongings during the fire restoration process. However, this is not always the case. Even if there are no physical injuries present, this type of traumatic experience can often lead to emotional [...]

Grilling Safety Tips to for Fire Damage Prevention

2022-04-28T19:20:23+00:00May 5th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Grilling Safety Tips to Prevent Fire Damage Spring is upon us and summer will be here before we know it. With the warmer seasons, homeowners are spending more of their time enjoying their backyards. One favorite outdoor activity during these times is grilling. Whether you’re just grilling dinner for the family, or you’re hosting a barbecue and grilling for a lot of people, you need to make sure you are doing it safely. [...]

Spring Chimney & Fireplace Cleaning for Fire Prevention

2022-04-21T14:40:26+00:00April 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spring Chimney & Fireplace Cleaning for Fire Prevention When Spring comes along every year, so does an increase in rainfall, pests, and the need for deep cleaning inside and outside your home. One spot that should be cleaned at least once a year is your chimney and fireplace. At the end of the burning season, typically in early Spring, you should assess the condition and cleanliness of your chimney and fireplace to get [...]

Extension Cord Do’s and Don’ts for Fire Safety

2022-03-10T16:22:22+00:00March 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Extension Cord Do's and Don'ts for Fire Safety According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, improper use of extension cords causes around 3,300 residential fires a year. Common fire-causing extension cord malfunctions are overloading cords, using damaged or frayed cords, and short circuits. It’s important to educate yourself on the correct use of extension cords to minimize the risk of fire damage to your home. Here are some of the most helpful extension [...]

Post Fire Checklist for Your Home

2022-02-17T17:03:37+00:00February 24th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Post Fire Checklist for Your Home  Dealing with a fire in your home can be traumatic for your family and devastating for your property and belongings. During the chaos following a home fire, it’s common for people to forget the steps they should take to make sure their home and family can recover as quickly and as safely as possible. Use this post fire checklist for your home to remind yourself and your [...]

Fireplace Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage in your Home

2022-02-01T14:33:15+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Fireplace Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage in your Home For many homeowners, having a fireplace means staying warm and cozy on colder nights and enjoying a relaxing ambience in their home. However, having a fireplace in your home comes with a lot of responsibility and maintenance. To keep your fireplace operating properly and safely, it requires everyone in your home to be well educated on safety precautions. Here are some fireplace safety [...]

What is Soot and Why is it Dangerous?

2022-01-24T15:23:49+00:00January 27th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

For many homeowners, the traumatic experience of a home fire is all too familiar. If you have never experienced one yourself, you may think after the fire is put out, the cleanup process is smooth sailing. However, having an easy cleanup is often not the case when soot is involved. So, what exactly is soot and why is it dangerous for your home and your family? Let’s find out.  What [...]

7 Steps for Removing Smoke Damage and Odor after a Fire

2022-01-18T14:14:56+00:00January 20th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Experiencing a home fire can be traumatic for everyone involved. The aftermath is filled with families putting their lives and their home back together piece by piece. A big part of cleanup after suffering from fire damage is getting rid of the smoke damage and odor after a fire.   Plastic and other materials that are burned in the fire can lead to a lasting odor throughout your home that is difficult to remove. The smoke can be absorbed by materials [...]

Slow Cooker Fire Safety Tips

2022-01-10T20:24:52+00:00January 6th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Slow Cooker Fire Safety Tips January is National Slow Cooker Month. The slow cooker or otherwise called the crockpot has gained popularity over the years. It has become a common household appliance for many homeowners due to its convenient nature. The slow cooker is the ideal appliance for homeowners with busy lifestyles because it requires little attention. You typically put in all the prepped ingredients, turn to the appropriate setting, and then let it cook for a few hours [...]

Home Disaster Prevention and Safety Tips for 2022

2022-01-10T20:23:29+00:00December 28th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Home Disaster Prevention and Safety Tips for 2022 Another year is upon us, and that means it's time to evaluate your home disaster prevention plan again. Unfortunately, there are so many different home disasters you can encounter as a homeowner. Some of the most devastating home disasters are fires in the home, water damage, and mold growth. While these events are not completely avoidable, there are home disaster prevention and safety tips you can put into place to help decrease the risk. Here are just a [...]

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