Getting Your Finances in Order After a House Fire

  A major event like a house fire may cause you to want to take a step back and reassess your financial situation. Of course, there is a lot going on after a house fire with the insurance settlement and deciding whether you want to repair and remain in your fire-damaged house … But if […]

Lowering Your Stress after a House Fire

  House fires come unexpectedly and can quickly throw your world into disarray. In other words, suffering a house fire is one of the more stressful events that you can go through in your lifetime. You have to deal with loss of items damaged in a fire. You also have to cope with the expense […]

Getting a New Mortgage After a House Fire

If you suffer a house fire that severely damages your home, your next step is probably going to be to buy a new house. That (most likely) means getting a new mortgage. Let’s pause here for a second. If you were wondering what happens to your existing mortgage after a severe house fire – the […]

Finding a Contractor Online for Your House Fire Repair Project

If you recently suffered a house fire, finding a good contractor is one of your most important tasks. First, you need to contact your insurance agent, of course, and start the house fire settlement process but then sooner, rather than later, you are going to need to find a contractor to handle the repairs. Now […]

Tips for Fixing Up & Selling a Fire-Damaged House

The best way to increase the likelihood of getting top dollar for your fire-damaged house is to fix it up. For the big stuff hire a contractor. For the smaller repairs you do not have to be a trained plumber or carpenter to make your home more attractive to buyers. With just a few tools […]

Picking Up the Pieces Following a House Fire

Find out how to improve your mental state and move on after a stressful house fire A house fire can be a very traumatic event whether the damage inflicted on a house is minor or severe. One of the biggest keys to picking up the pieces after a house fire is to take steps to […]

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid Following a House Fire

A house fire can be a traumatic, life-disrupting event. It can leave you stressed and shaken and not in the best mental state to be making decisions. However, following a house fire there are important decisions that do need to be made. Here are some tips to help you avoid committing mistakes that can make […]

What to Do if There is a Wildfire Near My Home

If you own a home or rent a place in an area commonly damaged by wildfires, we have some tips that you can follow to help protect your property. In addition, this article also includes tips for what to do if a wildfire has been spotted in the nearby area. Finally, we are also going […]

Did My House Fire Give Me PTSD?

Traumatic events like a house fire can give post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to humans as well as their pets! If you are the victim of a recent house fire it’s as important to assess your mental state as it is to assess the damage to your home. That’s because traumatic events like a house fire […]

Tips for Dealing With the Stress of a House Fire

An event like a house fire can produce tremendous amounts of stress for those who live in the house. That’s because our bodies respond to traumatic events as if they are faced with life or death in the wild or plains of the ancient world. The difference is our bodies can’t get out of the […]