How to Prevent Bonfires from Smoking

Brad LackeyFire Damage, Fire Damage Prevention

Fire damage restoration with ServiceMaster by RC

Bonfires are a great way to keep the fun going at night while spending time with friends and family. But it can be annoying and even dangerous to breathe in that thick smoke wafting up from the flames. While there’s no way to completely prevent it as it’s natural for fires to produce some amount of smoke when burning, there … Read More

Cleaning Smoke Damage from Brick Surfaces

Brad LackeyFire Damage

Smoke and Soot Removal by ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

Fire damage can occur in a variety of unexpected ways, such as a flare-up in your fireplace or a mishap in the kitchen. Smoke and soot damage are difficult to handle because it cannot be removed with regular cleaning products and forms stains on the affected surfaces if ignored long enough. Soot is particularly difficult to remove because of its … Read More

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

The Dangers of Living in a Smoke-Damaged Home

Brad LackeyFire Damage

Living in a home after it was recently damaged by a fire produces a hazard for everyone. For more than just being uncomfortable, the need for fire damage restoration is crucial as the presence of smoke can cause smoke pollution. Regardless of the size of the fire, the smoke and soot byproducts can spread throughout the home and compromise the … Read More