10 Home Fire Hazards That Are Easy to Overlook

Brad LackeyFire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention

House burning with fire

Fires are a devastating experience for homeowners. Although fires can be unpredictable at times, most fires can be prevented by taking safety precautions with everyday items that may cause a fire. You may be using these items all the time but not know that improper use or lack of maintenance of the same can cause a potential fire. Learn about … Read More

How to Prevent Fires from Candles this Winter

Brad LackeyDisaster Projects, Fire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention

Fire Damage Restoration by ServiceMaster Restoration Contractors

They’re wonderful gifts and they smell amazing, but candles are very dangerous, especially if nobody’s around. There are a number of potential fire sources within the home or building, especially during the wintertime due to increased heat sources, but fires from candles alone have contributed to millions of dollars in property fire damage. According to the Maryland State Firemen’s Association, … 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