Important Phone Numbers to Have Before You Evacuate

Evacuating, whether voluntarily or mandatory, can be stressful. You might be worried about taking care of family members, pets, and ensuring that your home is safe while you leave. Taking important things, such as irreplaceable documents and items, medications, and emergency supplies are key when evacuating. But, what happens when you return? Do you have the phone numbers you need in order to get back on your feet? These are the three numbers you should have with you when you evacuate. Continue reading “Important Phone Numbers to Have Before You Evacuate”

3 Commonly Neglected Evacuation Preparedness Tactics

Between this incredibly active hurricane season and the wildfires scorching much of California, most of you should be prepared, if you weren’t already, for a natural disaster. No matter where you live, a natural disaster can strike at any time, leaving you and your family to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Here are some commonly neglected evacuation tactics that could help protect you and your family in an emergency. Continue reading “3 Commonly Neglected Evacuation Preparedness Tactics”

Inspect for These Things before Purchasing a Location for Your Business

Looking at opening your own business? Choosing a piece of real estate can make or break your business. While you may be thinking about a location or how the interior looks, you also need to look for big damages, which can mean lots of money before you even open. With a good contractor that provides 24-hour emergency services, the work can be done quickly. Save yourself some time and money beforehand and look for the following. Continue reading “Inspect for These Things before Purchasing a Location for Your Business”

Common Kitchen Mishaps and How to Prevent Damage

We spend a lot of time in our kitchen, so it only makes sense that every now and then damages occur. It isn’t just small damages here and there, bigger damages can also pop up in your kitchen. However, three big causes of damage can be easily prevented.

Fires can happen easily in an unattended kitchen. You should make sure all appliances are turned off after use and keep an eye on items that can start a grease fire. If a grease fire occurs, take action to smother the fire and don’t use water. Have someone call 911 while you take measures to put the fire out or move to safety. Continue reading “Common Kitchen Mishaps and How to Prevent Damage”

Air Quality Safety During a Wildfire

It’s National Fire Prevention Week October 8 through 14. Unfortunately, with the droughts, high heat, lower humidity, and heavy winds in parts of the country, wildfires are more prevalent this time of year. It’s important to be prepared.

Share the below safety information with all business or home owners. Continue reading “Air Quality Safety During a Wildfire”

How to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

While hurricane season is on its way out, you may be thinking about packing up your supplies and waiting for next year. When you’re packing up your items, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself for next year, so you aren’t in a panic when a storm arrives. Here are some things you should keep in mind when packing up: Continue reading “How to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season”

Getting Help Following a Major Disaster

Finding help after a disaster causes damage to your home or property can be difficult. Natural disasters have serious consequences and could leave your home in jeopardy. Storms can leave a variety of problems, ranging from water damage to mold. Tackling each problem can be an involved process, especially if you end up contacting multiple disaster restoration companies to address various problems. Continue reading “Getting Help Following a Major Disaster”

Don’t Throw It Out! Property Restoration Might Be an Option

Guest Blog By: Preston Guyton of CRG Companies, Inc.

It is a homeowner’s worst nightmare to sustain damage to a home’s structure and its contents such that most things are lost. However, few homes are truly a complete loss of everything inside and out. Many homeowners struggle to part with cherished family items that they cannot replace. The truth is that they may not have to. Personal property restoration services can often give a second chance to certain materials that have been damaged by fire, water, smoke, or mold. Continue reading “Don’t Throw It Out! Property Restoration Might Be an Option”

How to Prevent Serious Roof Damage

During certain terms of the year, wind gusts, storms and other types of inclement weather can escalate and cause havoc on your roof. The damages both big and small, if left unchecked, can cause serious damage to your roof, attic, and even the inside of your home. The process of handling storm and wind damage restoration can be time-consuming and costly. Continue reading “How to Prevent Serious Roof Damage”