Cleaning Smoke Damage: DIY or Call a Professional?

When a fire breaks out in your home or business, the flames cause harsh damage that is obvious to spot. The severely high temperatures that come with a fire threaten your safety, and its flames burn objects and building materials. With enough time, the flames spread throughout the space and can cause so much damage […]

Prevent Damage from Storms to Your Home with These 7 Simple Steps

We can’t control Mother Nature, but we can do some preventative things to help keep her out of our homes during storm season. When storms rage, we can feel like we’re at the mercy of wind, rain and hail. Florida gets hit hard at different times of the year. In 2016, losses from storms set a […]

10 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Siding to Avoid Water Damage

Water Damage Due to Siding Issues Your home takes quite a beating during the rainy season. Siding’s purpose is to protect the exterior walls of your home, meaning it is supposed to prevent the elements from getting through to the inside of your home. Functional siding is important for the health of your home.   Protect Your Interior with Your […]

Cooking Tips To Prevent Kitchen Fires

The kitchen might seem like a safe place to be, but fires can occur quite easily in them if you are not careful. Most kitchen fires can be attributed to cooking food on the stove or using some other form of cooking equipment. Some people might buy pressure cookers or devices that plug into the […]

Fire Department Operations – Q & A

roof fire damages

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 […]

Fixing Water-Damaged Hardwood Floors

residential water damaged floor

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 you can reduce repair costs with a few simple steps and a little elbow grease. […]

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Emergency Home Flooding

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. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller flash floods. No matter what […]

The Cigarette Smoke Removal Process

damages from smoke

After years of smoking in a home, walls and contents become blemished and develop bad odors. And when the time comes to remove the smoke residue and odors, it will be very difficult to successfully complete the task. Professional cleanup is often necessary. Learn more about smoke removal below. How does smoke affect properties? Tobacco […]

Preventing Fire Damage to your Home

Home fires are deadly. Within minutes, a fire in your home can damage your property, the structure, and threaten the lives of you and your loved ones. While it’s impossible to completely prevent a house fire, there are plenty of ways you can drastically reduce the likelihood and potential damage to your home. Without further […]