How to Prevent Fire and Water Damage in the Fall and Winter

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Fire Damage Prevention, Water Damage Prevention

Water and Fire Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

One of the worst aspects about fire and water damage is that both occur year-round, and both may come from natural and man-made causes. But as they can both occur from various sources, there are seasonal trends in where and when they start, such as frozen pipes in the winter and storm damage in the spring and summer. As we … Read More

5 Fire Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Brad LackeyFire Damage Prevention

The holidays bring warmth, togetherness and cheer. During this festive time of year, home fires also spike. Flammable materials become suddenly abundant, including ample decorative lighting, candles, cooking gadgets and indoor Christmas trees. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that from 2012 to 2016, firefighters battled an annual 170 house fires that were sparked by Christmas trees. Not only … Read More

Effective Fireproofing Tips for Your Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage Prevention

With the amount of damage they can cause, fires have the potential to be one of the most destructive natural disasters. According to Insurance Information Institute, 4.5 millions are at high or extreme risk of wildfire. Not only do a fire’s flames consume everything in their path, but a fire also emits smoke and leaves behind corrosive byproducts that can … Read More

How to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

Brad LackeyFire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention, Safety Tips

Your Christmas tree is likely, at present, to be gracing the floor of your living room, adding a merry element to your cozy surroundings. Your majestic tree may be artificial or freshly plucked from a forest floor. You may have hung a delightful series of gorgeous holiday ornaments upon its branches, lending memories and making more. Better yet, your tree … Read More