Fire Safety

Avoiding Stovetop Fires

The possibility of any house fire is frightening, and kitchen fires rank among the most likely occurrences. According to the National Fire Protection Association NFPA, cooking causes 43% of reported home fires, and most of these fires start around the kitchen stovetop. While fire safety has come a[...]

Paul Davis Companies Excel in Cleaning Fire-Affected Contents

Thanks to ever more rapid first responder times to a fire scene, home and business fires in many communities are less likely today to result in complete losses than in years past. Better equipment and better training also diminish damage caused by many fires. According to experts at Paul Davis[...]

When Fires Occur, Paul Davis is Always On Call 24/7

Emergencies caused by fires have a way of happening at the oddest times. For fires, it’s not surprising that fall and winter months see the most occurrences, with December and January being the peak months. What is surprising is that home fires tend to occur on the weekend, and between the hours[...]

Safer Solvent Storage Prevents Fires

Water is the most common solvent the world over, but most solvents don’t quench fires; instead they pose fire risks. From glues and cleaners to finishes and fuels, we keep these volatile chemicals for tasks that range from grilling and painting to mowing the grass. The solvent that people keep[...]

Understanding Smoke Damage

Fires can destroy a home or business. Studies have shown that, across Canada, over 40,000 fires resulting in more than 200 civilian deaths and $1.5 million Cdn in direct property damage occur in a year. So we know the danger of fire in addition to the damage it can cause. One thing many people[...]