Extension cords are a common and convenient way to bring power to electrical devices. But used without proper caution, they can become fire hazards and pose risks to your personal safety. Follow these tips to help keep your home safe when using extension cords: Selecting extension cords Purchase only cords that have been approved by […]
Equipping your home with the right fire safety equipment can help you gain precious seconds in a fire emergency. Be sure your home includes the following equipment, that you (and your family) know how to use it. What to Include in Your Home Fire Safety Kit 1. Smoke Alarms The single most important piece of […]
Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior. The excessive accumulation of materials in homes poses a significant threat to firefighters fighting fires and responding to other emergencies in these homes and to residents and neighbors. Often, the local fire department will be contacted to help […]
Washers and dryers were involved in one out of every 22 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments between 2006 and 2010. Incidents of clothes dryer fires are higher in the fall and winter months and peak in January, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The leading cause of clothes dryer fires is a […]
Now that we’ve discussed the types of fire alarms found in many home and small businesses, let’s see how to test them. How to Test It You should always check the manufacturer’s instructions for the proper method of testing your smoke detector and fire alarm. But, in general, most battery-powered and hardwired smoke detectors can […]
Smoke detectors and fire alarms may be some of the most important items in your home when it comes to your family’s safety. These early warning devices may help alert your family to fire and dangerous smoke while there is still time to evacuate, but they need to be periodically tested to help ensure proper […]
For the 6th Year straight, we’ve won the Angie’s List Award for our service industry. NO other company we compete against has ever won the award four times, and we’ve won it 6 consecutive years, setting the standard in disaster restoration like no other.
Experiencing a fire in your home can be devastating. But even if you have fire insurance, you may have trouble filing a claim for smoke damage in your home. If you’ve been frustrated by an insurance agency that’s refusing to pay for smoke damage, then we want to help. Here are some of the most important […]
Many homes use basements and some bedrooms for storing items. Two mistakes that often occur are homeowners storing too many items, with some boxes being empty or filled with trash and two, they store items so high and so tightly packed to the wall that they can never see if there is a problem lurking. […]
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