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Properly Cleaning After Smoke Damage

Billowing black and toxic smoke from a building fire deposits soot on everything inside a commercial structure. It seeps into concrete floors, wafts into distant areas and infiltrates items like closed refrigerators. Once soot settles – in ugly black layers or thin coatings so invisible that only[...]

Top Expertise for Productive Partnership: Insurance Industry Veterans at Paul Davis

Adjusters, carriers and claim forms didn’t exist eons ago but insurance was alive and well. China launched the insurance business in 3000 B.C. to protect merchandise shipped by boat. Traders, weary of losing whole shiploads to the sea during unpredictable storms, banded together to distribute each[...]

Kitchen Grease Fires May Severely Affect Appliances

Sparked by unattended stovetop pans or forgotten items in toaster ovens, kitchen grease fires are extremely dangerous. Fueled by exquisitely flammable substances, they flare in an instant, spread rapidly, burn hotter and can’t be extinguished with water-based substances. Smart homeowners have[...]

Five Overlooked Steps Small Business Owners Can Take To Reduce Fire Hazards

Many savvy business owners are already reducing fire hazards in the workplace. Common measures include servicing equipment regularly, avoiding power strip overload and turning off equipment at the end of the day. But small business owners often overlook five other important steps. Cut fire risks[...]

Repairing Widespread Storm Damage Requires Well-Organized Home Owner Records

When a ferocious spring storm shredded power lines, flooded creeks and downed trees across town, you missed the frightening wind and black skies while enjoying the Saturday movie matinee. Your house wasn’t so lucky. The stately oak tree outside the dining room landed across your roof and garage.[...]