5 Reasons Not to Use the Restoration Company Recommended by Your Insurance Carrier

When disaster strikes, you want to take measures to get your home back to peak conditions ASAP. Whether damages occurred due to water or fire, the effects can be devastating, and the sooner you take action, the better. This doesn’t mean, however, that you should immediately jump on board with the restoration company that your [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Insurance|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Not to Use the Restoration Company Recommended by Your Insurance Carrier

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

What Do We Mean by Severe Weather?

We often hear weather forecasters warning us about upcoming “severe” weather on the news. When this happens, homeowners are generally advised to seek shelter and take the steps necessary to protect life and property. Knowing what to expect from severe weather can make a big difference in how prepared you feel to get through it [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Residential, severe weather, Water|Comments Off on What Do We Mean by Severe Weather?

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

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

8 Tips for Fireplace Safety

Winter is the time when a crackling fire in your fireplace sounds like the perfect cozy addition to a chilly day. But before you spark some kindling and throw on another log, it is imperative you make sure your fireplace is in good working order. Experts from This Old House state that fireplaces and chimneys are [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|Fire, Residential|0 Comments

Holiday Safety Tips from your Family at Abbotts

Holiday decorations can pose a serious threat to your home. The winter holiday season is a festive and eventful time. Celebrations, gatherings and visits from house guests make the season a memorable one, year after year. Unfortunately, national statistics show that house fires and electrical accidents typically increase during the winter holiday [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Do it Yourself, Fire|0 Comments

Abbotts Fire Safety Tips: Water Sparks Grease Fire Explosion (VIDEO)

Even a little water added to a grease fire can result in explosive consequences. A grease fire in the home kitchen is one mistake away from an explosion. Even a small amount of water dropped into a pan or deep fryer filled with burning oil will sink to the bottom, be superheated [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Fire, Insurance|0 Comments