Fire

Smoke Odor Removal

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Removing Smoke Odor After a Fire You’ve finally gotten your home back together after a house fire, but something is lingering — the odor of smoke. Whether you suffered a major fire or a small kitchen fire, smoke particles spread throughout your home and get absorbed into porous materials. Even after you think everything has…

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Extinguishing an Electrical Fire

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How to Put Out an Electrical Fire When a fire breaks out in your home, the natural first reaction is often to panic. You may freeze in your tracks, find yourself completely blanking on what you should do, or worse, spring into action and make a snap decision without the proper knowledge, actually making the…

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After a House Fire

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What to Do After a House Fire A house fire is one of the most stressful experiences in a person’s life, and it can be very difficult to know what to do in the direct aftermath. That said, it is important to do certain things early on, not do others at all, and check off…

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Furniture Cleaning & Restoration Process

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What happens to my Furniture during Restoration? If you’ve recently experienced a fire or flood, you likely ended up with some furniture that you wanted to keep, but that had water, fire, or smoke damage, and needed to be restored by a professional restoration company. Professional property repair and restoration cleaning services can work what…

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Smoke Detector Safety Tips

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When You Should Change Batteries in Your Smoke Detector The smoke detector is one of the most important tools we own. It keeps our families, pets, and home safe. We notice it when it’s chirping because of a low battery, or when it goes off because we went a little overboard in the kitchen, but…

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Alternatives to Leaf Burning

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Leaf Burning Hazards, and How to Avoid Them If you own or rent a home with a yard, chances are, you’re no stranger to the frustrating task of getting rid of fallen leaves. Once you’ve finally gotten them raked up, you may start asking yourself “can you burn leaves to make your life easier?” Burning…

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14 Tips to Avoid Fire Damage In Your Workplace (Pt. 2)

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14 Tips to Avoid Fire Damage In Your Workplace (Part 2) When a fire breaks out at either your home or in the workplace, the result can send your life into turmoil. Even when everyone gets out safely and injuries are either light or nonexistent, the damage from a small or large fire can have…

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14 Tips to Avoid Fire Damage In Your Workplace (Pt. 1)

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14 Tips to Avoid Fire Damage In Your Workplace (Part 1) If you’ve been visiting our blog for any length of time, you’re probably aware that we are huge fans of fire safety. We don’t think that the safety of your home or loved ones should ever be taken for granted, which is why we’ve…

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Fire Damage Risks That You Might Not Think Of

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Fire Damage Risks That You Might Not Think Of Fire and smoke damage sustained in a home is, to a certain degree, a standard sort of affair. Depending on the type of structure involved and the materials contained therein, repair and restoration experts know what to expect going in. After a short time of working…

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Spring Cleaning – Don’t Forget These Fire Safety Risks

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Spring Cleaning – Don’t Forget These Fire Safety Risks It’s the middle of the spring season and you know what that means – spring cleaning! While most people look at spring cleaning as a chance to remove dust from hard-to-reach places, throw out old food sitting in their cupboards, and go through boxes stacked in…

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