Posts in the Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Category

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Smoke Smell in a Home

When you’ve had a fire in your home, there are immediate and lasting impacts. You’ll be concerned about the health of everyone in your home, the damage to your property and what to do in the aftermath. One of the more unfortunate lasting impacts of a fire in your home is the lingering smell of […]

What Are the Most Common Causes of House Fires in America?

To help avoid a devastating house fire, you have to know what causes them. In 2019, there were nearly 400,000 residential fires in America causing nearly 4,000 civilian deaths and just over $7 billion dollars in damage. Household fires are by far the most prevalent type of fire in the US, and one of the […]

How to Naturally Get Rid of Smoke Smell After a Disaster

Throughout the United States, fire departments responded to a fire every 24 seconds in 2017. The 1,319,500 total fires that occurred that year resulted in $23 billion in direct property loss. Once a fire is out, there will be a major cleanup to deal with. Smoke tends to stick around. Don’t wait to get rid […]

After the Fire – A Comprehensive Post-House Fire Checklist

Nearly 365,000 residential fires occur on average each year. Picking up the pieces after a fire strikes your home can be overwhelming and it may be hard to know where to even start. It’s a lengthy process, involving the fire department, insurance companies, contractors, and city inspectors. If you’ve recently experienced a fire at your […]

How to Remove Smoke Smell After a Fire

If you’ve had a house fire, you’re not alone. Believe it or not, there are over 355 thousand house fires in the U.S. every year. Every single one of them have had struggles associated with the fire, but there’s one that isn’t talked about as much. All of those victims had to figure out how to […]

Saving the Memories: Fire Protection Tips for Your Valuables

No one wants to think about it, but it happens every day. The National Fire Protection Association said that emergency crews respond to more than 350,000 house fires per year, and more than 2,500 people die each year in the U.S. due to fires. Fire protection is crucial to your peace of mind and your family’s […]

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow You bought this house thinking you would spend decades there. The last thing you anticipated was losing everything in a house fire.  But that’s what happened–in what felt like the blink of an eye, all of your worldly possessions and precious memories went up […]

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home Smoke and soot from a fire can affect your home – and it isn’t just by the smell. Here are 7 important ways your home can be impacted and how to make repairs. In 2016 there were more than 350,000 home structure fires reported […]

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire Although fire safety and education has become more widely accessible and practiced, fires remain frighteningly common. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a blaze needing fire department services occurs once every 24 seconds. While many of these fires […]

Even Kitchen Fires Can Damage Your HVAC System

What Smoke From Kitchen Fires Can Do to Your Heating and Cooling System Even the smoke from a small kitchen fire can carry particles into your vents. Here’s why you should get your HVAC system decontaminated after a fire. Between 2011 and 2013, commercial kitchen fires caused an estimated $116 million of property damage. Though most […]