Category Archive: Fire Damage Restoration

Microwave Safety – What Not to Put in the Microwave

Following these tips will prevent microwave fires as well as protect your health and safety.

Did you know that 9 out of 10 homes in the United States have microwaves? Because we are always on the go, we are not often left with much time to cook when we get home. Many Americans often work late nights and are simply too tired to cook a full meal. The fastest option …

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Dryer Fire Prevention

There are many common causes for fires within homes and buildings. From overheated circuits to kitchen fires, theycan be almost impossible to prevent altogether. But what is most important in preventing these natural disasters before they happen is being aware of all possible causes and hazards within the home. One of the many common causes …

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How to Clean and Restore Your Office Equipment After a Fire

Experiencing an office fire can be devastating for your business because of the vast destruction it can cause to your property and equipment.  Offices contain plenty of electronic equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, fax machines, and others that can become damaged by fire, smoke, and soot.  Even if the fire was contained to …

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How to Clean Fire Damaged Jewelry

It can certainly be traumatic to discover that your precious jewelry has been severely damaged in a house fire. Even if they do not have high monetary value, some may have been passed down by generations, making them almost impossible to replace. However, the majority of these types of metals and stones have a considerably …

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How to Repair Fire Damaged Clothing

Nothing can be scarier than experiencing a fire within your home. As you work with your insurance agent to have as many belongings and building materials replaced as possible, keep in mind that some items can be restored to their original conditions. Depending on the degree of damage and amount of time elapsed before treatment, …

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Fire Escape Planning in Apartment Buildings

While it may be simple to develop a fire escape plan for a house as it is usually not the size of a tall building. Apartment buildings on the other hand, can be more complex and will require detailed planning in order to ensure everyone’s safety. When planning for a fire in a large building, …

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How to Remove Cooking Grease Stains from Protein Fire Damage

There’s nothing like having a home-cooked meal with your family and friends. Certainly, using the oven or stove provides healthier dinner options than the microwave, not to mention it tasting better. However, there are many risks associated with stove and oven cooking. If the cooking food is left alone at any point in time, there …

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Tips to Prevent an Electrical Fire in Your Home

According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to over 45,000 home fires caused by electrical malefaction between 2007 and 2011. These fires caused 455 deaths, over 1,500 injuries, and $1.5 billion in property damage. Nearly all of them were preventable. Is Your Home at Risk for an Electrical Fire? Faulty wiring …

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Tips for finding a fire damage restoration company

Surviving a fire is a miraculous thing, but after the smoke has cleared you’re going to have a lot of cleaning up to do.  There are numerous companies that specialize in cleaning and restoration, but finding the right one can be stressful – especially after a traumatic experience.  Cleaning up after a fire may seem …

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Preparing Your Home for Sale: How to Remove Smoke Damage

Did your last attempt at culinary greatness get out of hand? Did you get distracted while leaving a dish on the stove? Did an errant candle burn too brightly (and right through your curtains)? Even a small fire can produce a lot of smoke, leaving soot and odors that penetrate carpet, upholstery, clothing and other …

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