Your Odds of Suffering a House Fire And What to Do to Keep Your Family Safe

  Most people believe they will never experience a house fire. House fires, however, happen frequently. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were 361,500 home fires in the US in 2019. The NFPA further claims that 16,600 civilians were injured and 3,700 civilians (non-firefighters) lost their lives in fires in 2019. Every […]

How to Avoid a House Fire This Fourth of July

  Statistics indicate that in 2018 fireworks started an estimated 19,500 fires. That number includes 1,900 structure fires as well as 500 vehicle fires. In addition, there were 17,100 fires that were classified as “outside” or “other.” So what can you do to avoid a house fire this year? Here are some tips and information […]

5 Tips for Selecting the Right Cleaning Company for Your Fire-Damaged House

  One of the biggest decisions you’ll face in the aftermath of a house fire is choosing which cleaning company to hire. The truth is your choice of a cleaning company can go a long way toward ensuring the safety of yourself and your family. That’s because house fires create lots of toxic chemicals and […]

How Fast Can a House Fire Spread?

Plus, Answers to Other Commonly Asked House Fire Questions Did you know that house fires can spread and become unmanageable in as little as 30 seconds? Well, it’s true. Experts say that materials commonly found in a home, such as wood, fabric from curtains and wall hangings, and synthetic materials can all cause a small […]

Pets Cause More Than 1,000 House Fires Each Year

Find Out What You Can do to Protect Your House or Pick up the Pieces After A Fire When it comes to house fires, there is a common cause that many homeowners may overlook – pets. According to the latest statistics from the National Fire Protection Association, pets are responsible for causing more than 1,000 […]

Keeping Your Family Healthy Following a House Fire

One of parents’ biggest concerns following a house fire is the long term health of their children and themselves. The truth is a house fire can affect family health in a number of ways. One of the biggest things parents have to worry about is lingering smoke damage in the home. Smoke damage consists of […]

It’s Holiday House Fire Season

Find Out What You Need to Know to Prevent a Burned Home During This Time of Year … As Well as What to do if you do Suffer a House Fire! The American Red Cross says that 47,000 house fires occur during the winter holidays. Many of those fires, at least one out of every […]

How to Clean Up Soot After a Fire

One of the most common and dangerous byproducts of a house fire is soot. In this article we are going to take a look at how to clean up soot after a fire. The reason we are focusing on this subject is because soot, which is the flaky, black powdery substance that is formed during […]

The Brutal Truth About Breathing Soot After a House Fire

If you have suffered a burned house one of your biggest concerns should be breathing soot after a house fire. That’s because breathing soot can be very bad for your health. Let’s take a closer look at soot, what it is and how it can affect you. What is soot? Soot is that black powdery […]