Anything from a heavy rainfall to a broken pipe can cause water damage. Here is a list of the most common causes of water damage and how to limit their effects on your property.
Did you know that there are at least five different types of fires? Fires are classed into certain categories and are based on the fire’s fuel source. Keep your home or business safe by keeping on hand the right types of equipment that are designed to put out specific types of fires.
Hurricanes are a known natural danger. The ways to prepare for a hurricane are plentiful. The first step is to be aware of when hurricane season starts and how severe hurricane scientists anticipate these major storms to be. The following tips and videos can help you stay informed and be prepared when hurricane starts.
A flash flood is more than a quick nuisance; it can be a powerful wall of water that can damage bridges, sweep away cars, rip out trees, and cause widespread damage. That’s why it’s important to prepare for a flash flood before it happens and know what to do when it does.
Smoke and soot not only serve as reminders of the fire until they’re removed, but they continue to damage structural elements and everything inside. You may be tempted to try to clean the fire aftermath yourself, but there’s more to smoke and soot removal than going in with rags and a bucket and mop.
Dealing with hoarding disorder is difficult on so many levels. Managing the individual can be emotionally draining, especially if they don’t agree that there’s a problem. Knowing where to start cleaning in a home that’s packed with clutter is overwhelming. These steps will help you take control of the situation, sort through items in a hoarder’s home, and clean and sanitize it so it’s safe to live in again.
Electrical cord safety is important because a frayed or broken cord can easily start a fire. This list of Do’s and Don’ts will help you maintain cord and fire safety in your home, so you can enjoy your devices securely for a long time.
When an earthquake strikes, you’re not alone. Resources are available to help you get back to your everyday life. However, be smart and stay prepared in the event of the next earthquake.
Laws offer some level of protection when it comes to mold growth within rental units. State laws vary and change over time. Usually, in all 50 states, state law outlines that landlords are responsible for the cost of mold remediation if the mold growth occurs due to a fault of the landlord, such as failing to repair a leaky roof or fix a broken water pipe that caused mold growth.
Follow these safety tips to make sure your Thanksgiving holiday is both merry and safe: * Stay in the kitchen when cooking on the stove top to keep an eye on the food. * Keep all wrappers, dish towels and other flammable materials away from stoves and ovens. * Have a working fire extinguisher in the kitchen. As an alternative, baking soda can …