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 [...]

Professional Fire Restoration Gives Back

2022-04-14T13:47:45+00:00April 21st, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

PFRS Making a Difference in the Capital Region April is National Volunteering Month. As a family business, we not only understand the importance of providing comfort in times of crisis through home restoration services. But we also emphasize the value of giving back to the community that we serve. Giving back to the Capital Region is something that is very near and dear to us.   Over the years we have participated in [...]

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 [...]

Is There Mold in Your Home or Business?

2022-02-14T20:02:36+00:00February 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Is There Mold in Your Home or Business? Is there mold in your home or business? That is a question most homeowners and business owners never want to ask. You might not be aware that there are mold spores circulating through the air at any given time. However, mold typically doesn’t cause damage until it finds a damp and hospitable environment to start reproducing and become visible.   For homeowners, mold growth can be [...]

6 Hidden Signs of Water Damage in your Home

2022-02-07T14:08:52+00:00February 10th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

6 Hidden Signs of Water Damage in Your Home As a homeowner, experiencing water damage can be an extremely stressful situation. It’s important to address any water damage as quickly as possible. Repairing water damage before it gets too severe can save homeowners money, time, and increased stress. However, it can sometimes be hard to tell when you have a case of water damage. Be on the lookout for these 6 hidden signs [...]

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 [...]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes from Causing Water Damage

2022-01-05T13:53:21+00:00January 13th, 2022|Tags: , , |

One of the main causes of water damage in homes is due to pipes freezing and bursting. When the pipes in your home freeze, even the smallest of cracks can allow hundreds of gallons of water to come pouring through into your home. The flooding can cause severe water damage to your home and even lead to mold growth in your home. To help, follow our guide on how to prevent frozen pipes from causing water damage in your home.  [...]

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 [...]

The Pack Out Process after a Home Disaster

2022-01-10T20:21:45+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

The Pack Out Process After a Home Disaster Have you experienced water damage, a fire, or mold in your home recently? Regardless of the type of home disaster you have been through, one of your main concerns is most likely to salvage and protect your valuables or personal belongings. The items in your home can be protected and restored by the pack out process conducted by the Professional Fire Restoration team. You may be wondering, what is a [...]

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