What Is It Like to Work With a Restoration Services Company?

Recently, the Clement Family of New Market, Iowa, experienced a house fire that caused extensive fire, smoke and water damage. Some of the items damaged where an antique dining room buffet and photo albums containing precious memories. Could their home and precious possessions be restored? Happily, the answer is yes. (See before and after photos […]

These Steps May Prevent a Fire

Did you know that half of all fires caused by heating equipment are reported during December, January and February? According to the National Fire Protection Association, Fire Analysis and Research Division, in just one year (2009), 58,900 fires involved heating equipment. Those fires resulted in 480 deaths, 1,520 injuries and $1.1 billion in direct property […]

7 Things to Do After a Fire

Of course, fires cause damage. But did you know that you can cause more damage to your home and its contents even after the fire is out? When a fire occurs, even a small one, follow these steps recommended by the University of Missouri Extension: Hang clothing outside on a line. Prop up wet upholstery […]

Tips for Handling Fireworks Safely

If your town’s laws allow the use of fireworks, we want you to be safe. Fireworks can present a hazard to your home, family and guests. Here are some tips. Only use fireworks outdoors. Always have water handy (a hose or bucket). Only use fireworks as intended. Don’t try to alter them or combine them. […]