Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood….

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Fire Department Operations – Q & A

Q. Why are windows broken or holes cut in the roof? A. As a fire burns, it moves upward then outward. Breaking the windows and/or cutting holes in the roof (called ventilation) slows the damaging outward movement, helps remove blinding…

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Fixing Water-Damaged Hardwood Floors

Water and wood floors don’t mix. If you’ve got standing water on wood floors, you’ll need to act quickly to avoid further damage and dangerous mold and mildew growth. Wood floors are rarely the same after significant water damage, but…

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Top Reasons Why You Should Make A Home Inventory Checklist

You’ve worked hard to accumulate your belongings. Would you be able to remember all of your possessions if they were stolen or destroyed in a disaster? By taking the time to document your belongings before the unexpected happens, you can…

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How to Remove Mold Stains from Clothes and Fabric

Damp clothes or fabrics can easily be infested with mold if they’re not dried in time. If you’re in this situation, there’s hope! You can still save your moldy garments if the mold has only left a few spots. Here…

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Fire Safety Tips for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities unfortunately have a greater risk of starting a fire or getting hurt in one. To overcome their unique challenges in emergency situations, they need to build a safety plan specific to their needs. Here are fire safety…

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The Importance Of Fixing Water Leaks Immediately

Is there a small water leak in your home? I bet your first instinct was to put a water bucket under it because you think that it may help you conserve water. After all, you can use the leaked water…

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What Is White Mold and Is It Dangerous?

White mold is a term that applies to many species of mold which can grow in homes. And, like any other mold, it may compromise your property and health if you don’t deal with it. Read on to learn what…

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The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration

The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration   DIY Water Damage Restoration Dangers In this age of Pinterest and DIY projects, it is easy to believe that we can put all types of matter into our hands. However, there are…

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The 5 Best Fire Extinguishers for Kitchens

If you find yourself dealing with a fire in your kitchen in the future, you’ll be glad you took the 3 minutes to read this post and learn the best fire extinguisher for kitchen fires. We’re taking the time to…

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