fire damage

Learn How to Use a Fire Extinguisher – Please

We’re not trying to be alarmist here, but being able to use a fire extinguisher properly could be the difference between life and death. When a fire or any crisis happens, your adrenaline is pumping, you may feel scared, you may feel courageous. Regardless of your emotions, you need to be[...]

Cooking, The Leading Cause of House Fires

The easiest way to fight a house fire is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. So, when taking steps to prevent a house fire, it’s impossible to ignore the leading cause – cooking. Every time you enter the kitchen to cook, it’s crucial to take measures to minimize your risk of[...]

Fireplace Safety Includes Smart Maintenance

The couple basked in warmth from the quietly crackling fireplace. The calm shattered minutes later. Huge flames suddenly stretched toward the flue, smoke poured forth, wood popped explosively and a whooshing sound filled the room. Hurrying outside, the horrified pair saw flames shooting from the[...]

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

Given fuel, oxygen and a heat source, wildfires can rapidly grow into enormous, hungry beasts with terrifying power and seemingly vicious intent. Large wildfires concoct private weather systems, roaring with self-propelled winds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour that fan flames further. Their[...]

How thermal fogging by Paul Davis neutralizes smoke odours

After even the most thorough post-fire cleaning, there can still be lingering smoke odours unless a technique called thermal fogging is used.   Thermal fogging is a process where a deodorizer is heated and sprayed in a fog form. Because it’s in a fog form, the mixture is able to permeate even[...]