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Residential Fire Damage Restoration – FAQs

Steve VanDenBerg Blog

Dealing with the aftermath of a fire is a stressful and overwhelming process. To help you in such a difficult time and hopefully provide comfort in the knowledge that the problems can be solved, we’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions about fire damage restoration – and their answers.

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Types of Fires and How to Extinguish Them

Steve VanDenBerg Blog

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.

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Fire Safety Tips for Apartment Buildings

Steve VanDenBerg Blog

All homeowners are advised to create and practice fire escape plans with their family so that everyone knows where they can evacuate safely if a fire does occur.  While homes generally offer many potential escape routes in an emergency, apartments generally do not.  What are people who live in apartments supposed to do if a fire breaks out in their …

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Fire safety tips for your home

Steve VanDenBerg Blog

Preventing fires is an important part of fire safety. In the United States, cooking is the main cause of home fires. Cigarettes are a big risk too – they are the leading cause of fire deaths. Here are some fire safety do’s and don’ts. Make sure you have smoke alarms on at least every level of your home. Smoke alarms …