Posts in the Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Category

Household Safety Measures: How to Stop a Grease Fire

Many of us cook every day without thinking twice about the safety hazards that reside in the kitchen. From 2012 to 2016, cooking accidents were responsible for over 172,000 fire emergency calls in the U.S. More than half —53%— of these fires involved cooking with oil or grease. Grease fires are oftentimes more dangerous than […]

Wildfire Evacuation Checklist: What to Do During a Wildfire

Wildfires are catastrophic and devastating events, falling victim to one of these events is nothing short of absolutely terrifying. Wildfires roll through extensive stretches of land and trees, obliterating life and property. According to National Geographic, more than 100,000 wildfires clear almost 2 million hectares of land per year, consuming everything in their path. If your […]

How To Ensure Fire Safety for Your Home This Summer

Throughout the western US, especially in California, widespread damage from catastrophic wildfires has increased in both frequency and scale in the past 10-15 years. Whether attributable to climate change or other factors, it’s undeniable. The fall of 2018 was particularly bad, with the horrific Camp Fire killing dozens and leveling the entire community of Paradise in northern California. Life will […]

Why Time Is of the Essence When It Comes to Fire Damage Restoration

Startled by the sound of a fire alarm going off, you’re suddenly awake in the middle of the night. You rush out of bed and get yourself and your family out of the house. Once you and your family are safe, you call the fire department to come and calm the flames. After the smoke […]

Fire restoration services can help you bounce back from the blaze

Fire restoration services can help you bounce back from the blaze Buying a home is the biggest financial investment the average person makes in their lifetime. Imagine if that very same investment were to suddenly be destroyed. Unfortunately, that’s what hundreds of thousands of families affected by house fires experience every year. While a tragedy […]

How Do Wildfires Start?

How Do Wildfires Start? According to a 2017 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 84 percent of wildfires in the United States are started by people.* One spark, combined with a dry forest and strong winds, can turn into a blazing inferno that can consume everything in its wake. This creates […]

How Smoke Damage Cleanup Can Help You Avoid These 5 Health Risks

How Smoke Damage Cleanup Can Help You Avoid These 5 Health Risks Smoke damage doesn’t just affect your home. It can be bad for your health, too. Read on to learn how smoke damage cleanup can help. Fires were responsible for $23 billion dollars in property damage in 2017. Of the 6,000 people who die every year […]

How Smoke Damages a Home

Smoke Damage: How it Can Hurt Your Home Smoke damage can wreak havoc on your home, but how? Read on to learn more. A new house fire is reported to fire departments about every 24 seconds. Fires cost thousands of civilians their lives each year and do costly damage to homes and nearby buildings.  Fire and smoke damage is […]

What Happens During the Fire Damage Restoration Process?

Is your home about to undergo fire damage restoration? What does this consist of?  In 2017, an estimated 23 billion dollars in property damage occurred due to fires. This number is slightly inflated due to the California wildfires, which are again causing untold destruction this year. While you cannot truly prepare for the devastation of a house fire, […]

Top 10 Tips to Prevent House Fires

House fires take the lives and homes of too many people. Read on to learn how to prevent house fires. Your home is a place where you make memories and build your life. That’s why it is scary to imagine your home ever suffering from a disaster such as a fire. Although you can’t control […]