Keeping Pets Safe During a Fire

Keeping Pets Safe During a Fire

For many of us, our pets are a part of our family. And, much like our family, we want them to stay safe in the unexpected emergencies that can happen in life. Keeping pets safe during a fire starts with some planning. Keeping Pets Safe During a Fire Fires are especially dangerous situations for our […]

kitchen fire safety essentials

Kitchen Fire Safety Essentials

Unless we’re talking about a campfire or a fireplace, an open fire isn’t something most of us want to deal with. Fires in the home can happen unexpectedly and cause a significant amount of damage within minutes. Kitchen fires, however, can be some of the most devastating types of fire. Between grease and gas top […]

preventing electric blanket fires

Preventing Electric Blanket Fires

When the cold winter air beings to mount its offensive onslaught, one of the best defensive maneuvers you can possibly mount is to plug in that trusty, old electric blanket. They are practically unrivaled when it comes to warmth, comfort, and efficiency. Typically much more affordable than warming your entire room or home, the electric […]

electric blankets a fire hazard

Why are Electric Blankets a Fire Hazard?

Nothing says warm and cozy quite like an electric blanket on a cold, frigid night. Some use them as an extra layer of heat during the winter months. Others have looked to electric blankets as a highly efficient heat source in lieu of turning the thermostat up or flipping the switch on that electric space […]

How to Choose a Space Heater

Space heater sales begin to pick once the temperatures outside begin to drop. If you’re searching for a way to reduce that energy bill while eating a specific area of your home, there is no better choice than a space heater. Knowing how to choose a space heater will save you time and energy. Here […]

Can Fire Damage Concrete?

We are often asked by customers, “Can fire damage concrete?” Unfortunately, many people are unaware that, not only is concrete susceptible to fires, its reaction to fire can be extremely detrimental to the entire structure. Although concrete is one of the more flame-resistant materials, it can, in fact, become damaged during a fire. While the […]

Top DIY Fire Damage Cleanup Tips

Restoring your home after a fire isn’t easy. On top of the large amount of stress you’re burdened with, fire damage cleanup requires a good amount of hard work. In order to get your house back to pre-fire state (and prevent more damage from occurring in the future), you need to work methodically through the […]

how to clean a fireplace

How to Clean a Fireplace

As the winter season approaches, it is important to understand how to clean a fireplace properly.  After all, if you own a fireplace, you’ll probably find yourself curled up and enjoying the warmth at some point during the next few months.  While fireplaces are one of the most enjoyable features of a home, they can […]

holiday fire safety

Holiday Fire Safety

Did you know that the holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year when it comes to fire-related accidents?  Because we get so wrapped up in the festivities, we often fail to take account of the numerous fire hazards we surround ourselves with.  Between Christmas lights, cooking equipment, and fireplaces, more […]

causes of a leaning chimney

Causes of a Leaning Chimney

Anyone who has ever lived through the experience of having a leaning chimney knows it’s a scary one.  Looking up at your roof and seeing that the chimney is leaning in one direction instead of standing up straight can be extremely frightening.  Because it is so overwhelming and seemingly hard to deal with, many people […]