Category: fire

Homeowner Beware: Major Causes of House Fires

Homeowner Beware: Major Causes of House Fires stove burned up due to house fires

Any type of disaster in your home is devastating. Whether a flooded house, strong wind that tears off part of your roof, a broken pipe spewing water all over the place, the resulting damage and cost of repair and remediation can be very costly. Besides total destruction of your home, such as from a hurricane […]

Grease Fire

If there is one event to avoid at all costs, it is a grease fire in your kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for your family. But it can happen. You are working feverishly around the kitchen and you have something cooking on the stovetop. The temperature reaches a critical limit, a flame pops up, […]

Soot Cleaning from Surfaces

Soot is a smoke residue that can be on any surface in your home. It can come from sources such as your furnace system, a fireplace, candles you burn, and other combustible sources that don’t burn clean. Some soot is dangerous, such as from a fire or furnace puff-back. Skin contact with these types  should […]

Candles are a Fire Hazard

Candles are a Fire Hazard

Deadly Candles Can Be a Fire Hazard Candles might seem quite harmless and innocuous, and we use them all the time for a variety of reasons, but did you know that they can be a big fire hazard problem for most homeowners? Additionally, according to some reports, nearly one billion pounds of wax are used […]

Getting Ready for Changing Weather

Getting Ready for Changing Weather changing weather

Changing Weather and Some Tips on How to Be Prepared For many across the country — and the world — changing weather patterns, especially from warmer weather to colder weather, means preparing the home for the inevitable intrusion of wind, rain, and more. What does that involve? One would be weatherproofing, which means you are […]

Best water damage Restoration Company – How to Find One

Best water damage Restoration Company – How to Find One waves crashing in hurricane ian

When you are looking for the best water damage restoration company to help you with damages to your home, what do you look for?  A friends recommendation who has had water damage, a kitchen fire or a flood affect them?  A neighbor who perhaps had a dryer vent fire, or perhaps a sewage back up […]

Weather Damage: Landlord & Tenant’s Responsibilities

Weather Damage: Landlord & Tenant’s Responsibilities palm tree swaying in the windweather damage 2022 hurricane predictions

What To Do After Weather Damage: Landlord’s and Tenant’s Responsibilities Landlords and property managers in hurricane zones have the added responsibility of keeping their tenants and property safe. Although holding your tenant’s hands through every scary event isn’t always necessary, making sure they are prepared for weather damage is key. When hurricanes strike, they cause […]

Smoke Alarms – Have You Checked Yours Lately?

Smoke Alarms – Have You Checked Yours Lately? fire alarm smoke detector

Smoke Alarms Save Lives We’ve all heard Smokey the Bear give his famous, sage advice: “Only you can prevent forest fires.” While Smokey was right on the mark with his advice and, no doubt, saved millions of trees and countless lives with his message, the same applies to the affect you can have on your […]