3 Simple Facts About Smoke Damage

A house fire is terrifying. After evacuating the home and calling the fire department, you and your loved ones are forced to wait outside as the rescue team fights to extinguish the flames and save your home from burning down. Once the firefighters are able to put out the fire and have determined that it’s [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Fire|Comments Off on 3 Simple Facts About Smoke Damage

How a House Fire Goes From Zero to Sixty in Seconds

Fire has the power to give us light and warmth, but it also has the power to destroy. Even one, tiny, seemingly harmless flame can quickly spread and grow out of control. Understanding just how quickly a fire can move could mean the difference between life and death for you and your loved ones. In [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Commercial, Fire, Residential|Comments Off on How a House Fire Goes From Zero to Sixty in Seconds

6 Quick Post-Fire Tips for Your Home

A home fire is catastrophic. The incident leaves you and your entire family rattled to the core, and it can be difficult to know where to begin in evaluating the damage, beginning repair and salvaging efforts, and getting your life back to normal. If you or someone you love have recently experienced a house fire, [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Commercial, Fire, Residential|Comments Off on 6 Quick Post-Fire Tips for Your Home

Why Sprinkler Systems Are Important

Fire sprinkler systems are a crucial part of protecting homes and businesses in the Denver area. These fire protection devices can not only save lives, but also prevent damage and the need for pricey renovations. They are a vital part of fire safety and should be properly installed and maintained in every home and business. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Commercial, Fire, Residential, Water|Comments Off on Why Sprinkler Systems Are Important

Post-Fire Cleanup Duties

It’s often difficult to discuss the subject of a house fire in any capacity. Even if you can be thankful that there were no injuries, the idea of sifting through the resulting mess is something that most homeowners never want to think about. Unfortunately, even a small fire can cause a great deal of damage, [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Fire, Residential, Specialty|Comments Off on Post-Fire Cleanup Duties

Pasquini’s Pizzeria Fire

The morning of Friday, December 6, 2016, a  fire broke out at Pasquini's Pizzeria, the popular eatery and local landmark on South Broadway that has been serving fresh American Italian food for more than 25 years.  The fire broke out about 7 a.m. and flames could be seen shooting out of the roof. Fortunately, [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Commercial, Fire|Comments Off on Pasquini’s Pizzeria Fire

Fire Prevention Week 2016

Abbotts Fire & Flood is a proud supporter of Fire Prevention Week. As the old saying goes “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the notorious blaze in October 1871 that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Do it Yourself, Fire|Comments Off on Fire Prevention Week 2016

What should you be asking your water restoration company?

Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to employ the restoration company that is suggested to you by your insurance company. Insurance companies have many agendas that may not be in your best interests, and trusting them without vetting the restoration company is a one way ticket to disaster. Here are some of the vital [...]

By | April 19th, 2016|Fire, Mold, Water|0 Comments

Tips for Commercial Fire Prevention

  As a business owner, you are probably aware of the many threats to your livelihood. Some of these are preventable and others are not. While not every workplace fire can be totally avoided, there are some steps you and your staff can take to reduce the risk of a workplace fire breaking out. Below [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|Commercial, Fire|0 Comments