electricity safety

May is National Electricity Safety Month

Electricity is a part of our everyday lives, from powering the coffee maker in the morning to home lights at night. It’s easy to forget that the current running through the house can cause serious damage to your health and your property. May is National Electricity Safety Month. By being aware of potential electrical hazards […]

Backyard fire safety

Backyard Fire Safety and Prevention Tips

Summer is here, and so are outdoor grills and fire pits. Most households in the US own a grill or a fire pit, and most will host grill outs or barbecues over these warm months. It is easy to get relaxed when having fun with friends and family. Taking steps towards practicing backyard fire safety […]

HVAC fire hazards

HVAC Fire Hazards and Prevention

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning system, more commonly known as an HVAC system, is a wonderful piece of technology that helps you stay comfortable regardless of the weather outside. Like any electrical device, it can pose a fire hazard if not maintained properly. Most HVAC fire hazards are preventable with proper care and attention. […]

How to Restore Fire Damaged Jewelry

How to Clean Fire Damaged Jewelry

The average house burns at about 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit. Most fine jewelry is made of precious metals and stones with melting temperatures higher than this point. As a result, it is possible for jewelry to survive a fire even if not kept in a fireproof safe. Once the smoke has cleared, you will no doubt […]

Recovering from a house fire

Top Tips to Recover After a House Fire

A house fire can be a life changing experience for homeowners and their families. The fire can cause destruction to property and belongings in a number of ways, including flames, heat, smoke, and water. Recovering from a house fire takes time, and usually cannot be done overnight. While fire department personnel are making sure your property […]

Preventing dryer fires

How Dryer Maintenance Prevents Fires

The dryer vent is a hidden source of fire hazard in every home containing this appliance. There are many potential causes of fires in the dryer, but there are also many steps you can take towards preventing dryer fires. Common Causes of Dryer Fires Lint Buildup While most people assume that their lint traps catch […]

Choosing water damage restoration services

How to Choose a Water Damage Restoration Company

One of the most devastating things that could happen to your home or apartment is water damage. This type of damage poses a very serious threat to the components of a building, the interior furniture that you have at home, as well as many of your personal belongings. If water damage restoration is not carried […]

Classes of water damage

What are the Classes of Water Damage?

Water damage can be of various types based on the type of water as well as the duration that water is allowed to stand on the property. The types are categorized into different classes of water damage. Classes of Water In this respect, the type and source of water damage dictates the nature of the […]

Basement flood proofing

Flood Proof Your Basement This Spring

Basement flood proofing is an essential criteria for any home with a basement. Although flooding mostly occurs because of heavy rains or other natural disasters, it is also possible to have the basement flooded due to other reasons. This is because the basement is one of those places in your home always inherently prone to […]

Signs of mold in your home

Signs of Mold in Your Home

Mold is a type of fungal growth which produces decaying and damp organic matter on surfaces that may have accumulated moisture within them. Mold presence or signs of mold in your home are not only bad for the respiratory health of occupants, but extensive growth may seriously jeopardize the structural integrity of the building. Thorough […]