How To Put Out Electrical Fire At Home

Though Californians think of wildfires as the main threat to their homes, electrical outlet fires and fires caused by other electrical equipment actually burnt more acres than wildfires did in 2015. Plus, an electrical fire in the home is often a more immediate danger than a wildfire and may lead to panic. The first thing […]

What You Should Do If Caught in a House Fire

Raging flames are ripping through your home – a terrifying sight we all hope we never have to experience. But the reality is that many residential fires occur in the U.S. Cooking equipment alone accounted for an average of 172,100 home fires per year in 2012-2016. Here are tips to escape a fire if one ever occurs […]

Why You Should Hire A Professional For Fire Damage Cleanup

A fire in your home can be a very devastating and dangerous experience. After the fire, many people will first react by wanting to clean up their home. Before you decide to cleanup the property yourself, it may be a good idea to first reach out to a fire damage cleanup company. There are three particular reasons […]

Top Reasons Why You Should Make A Home Inventory Checklist

family home

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 help ensure that you can fully recover afterward. Learn the biggest reasons why you should […]

Top Reasons Why You Should Make A Home Inventory Checklist

home

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 help ensure that you can fully recover afterward. Learn the biggest reasons why you should […]

Fire Department Operations – Q & A

fire damaged homes

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 smoke that obscures the actual fire, and enables fire fighters to fight the fire more […]

How to Remove Mold Stains from Clothes and Fabric

clothes with mold on them

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 are a few general tips to remove mold from clothes and fabric. Read the labels. […]

Fire Department Operations – Q & A

aurora fire department

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 smoke that obscures the actual fire, and enables fire fighters to fight the fire more […]

The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration

home being rained on causing damages by water

The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration 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 some things that should be handled by capable professionals. One project that you should not try to fix on your own […]

How to Restore Fire Damage

fighting fires in aurora

Having a house fire can be a traumatic and terrifying event. If you’re searching for the best way to restore fire damage hopefully, everyone is okay, and your biggest problem is the cleanup. That being said, restoring fire damage doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Follow these three simple steps, and your fire damaged area […]