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Fire and smoke

Bedroom Fire Safety: Protecting You and Your Family

A bedroom is a sacred place where you and your family should feel safe, but the ongoing fear of a fire in that area can make sleeping peacefully difficult, especially if you have young children. The anxiousness caused by this concern is not an unreasonable one; 25% of fires start in a home bedroom.

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Storm damage restoration

Make Your Home Hurricane Ready

The hurricane season unofficially starts in June and ends in November. This window of time spotlights the propensity for damage during the Atlantic hurricane season, where the East Coast of the United States is bombarded with weather activity.

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Natural Disaster

What To Do If Your Home is Flooded

Water damage emergencies in your home or business can be extremely traumatic. Every year, flooding from hurricanes and tornadoes cause death and destruction to property.

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Natural Disaster

Post-Hurricane FAQ

In the event of a catastrophe, like the hurricanes Harvey and Irma, loss of loved ones and property damage can be devastating, and recovery takes time.

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Natural Disaster

Tornados and Your Safety

If you find yourself in the path of a hurricane, you will probably be under a tornado watch, which means that conditions are favorable for a tornado to form.

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Fire and smoke

Which Rooms in My Home Need Smoke Detectors?

Smoke detectors are a critical component for protecting your home. They are designed to alert you of small amounts of smoke before a dangerous fire grows out of control. To keep you and your family safe, here are some tips on where to place smoke detectors and how to maintain them.

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Fire and smoke

Is Frying a Turkey Dangerous?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and many people are looking forward to deep frying their turkey. Deep-fried turkey is juicy and has an irresistible flavor. It is a speedy way of preparation that has gained immense popularity among many families, but it is potentially dangerous.

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Fire and smoke

Grease Fires in the Kitchen

Kitchen grease fires are the leading cause of home fires in the United States. A grease fire will in most cases start when oil or fat is left on the stove unattended. Being highly flammable, the oil will quickly over-heat, ignite, burn and spread out. Other times, grease fires can be caused by spills in the drip pan often coming from previous cooking sessions.

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