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Posts in the Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Category

Commercial Fire Damage Cleanup Process

There’s been a horrible disaster at your business property, a fire! In order to minimize business interruption and additional recovery costs, the restoration process must begin as soon as possible. The best way to do this is to count on the professionals to assess the damage and get to work quickly so that business can […]

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Smoke Smell in a Home

When you’ve had a fire in your home, there are immediate and lasting impacts. You’ll be concerned about the health of everyone in your home, the damage to your property and what to do in the aftermath. One of the more unfortunate lasting impacts of a fire in your home is the lingering smell of […]

What Are the Most Common Causes of House Fires in America?

To help avoid a devastating house fire, you have to know what causes them. In 2019, there were nearly 400,000 residential fires in America causing nearly 4,000 civilian deaths and just over $7 billion dollars in damage. Household fires are by far the most prevalent type of fire in the US, and one of the […]

Beware these 11 Kitchen Hazards

The result of kitchen hazards can range from minor injuries to serious medical emergencies. Some hazards can be removed through proper habits, while others are a natural part of a kitchen that can only be avoided through training and being careful. If you work in a kitchen either at home or at a restaurant, you need […]

How to Naturally Get Rid of Smoke Smell After a Disaster

Throughout the United States, fire departments responded to a fire every 24 seconds in 2017. The 1,319,500 total fires that occurred that year resulted in $23 billion in direct property loss. Once a fire is out, there will be a major cleanup to deal with. Smoke tends to stick around. Don’t wait to get rid […]

After the Fire – A Comprehensive Post-House Fire Checklist

Nearly 365,000 residential fires occur on average each year. Picking up the pieces after a fire strikes your home can be overwhelming and it may be hard to know where to even start. It’s a lengthy process, involving the fire department, insurance companies, contractors, and city inspectors. If you’ve recently experienced a fire at your […]

Home Fire Evacuation Plan: What to do before, during and after a fire

Having to evacuate your home because of a fire may be one of the most scary things that can happen to a homeowner. It means that you could be in incredible danger, and it might mean that your home could be completely lost. An evacuation means you have to move quickly and effectively while making […]

How Exactly Does Smoke Damage Affect the Contents of Your Home?

How Exactly Does Smoke Damage Affect the Contents of Your Home? Fires can destroy your property and cause irreversible damage. The flames move from item to item burning everything to a crisp char. The heat produced by the flames will radiate and cause surrounding items to melt, crack and even shatter. After the flames have […]

Why a Professional Restoration Company is the Only Way to Go After a Disaster

Why a Professional Restoration Company is the Only Way to Go After a Disaster When a storm, fire, or any other type of disaster strikes your home, the aftermath can be devastating. It’s hard to know what to do and where to begin picking up the pieces. If there is significant damage to your home, […]

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 […]