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Hoarding Safety Risks and Clean-up Procedures

Hoarders are emotionally attached to their collections and can compromise their own safety and relationships just to hold on to those items.

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Safety Tips – Avoid This Deadly Gas in Your Home

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas that can be safely detected in your home only by CO detectors.

Holiday Lights Safety Tips

There’s something magical about lights during the holiday season … but also something dangerous.

Have a Safe Thanksgiving with These Fire Prevention Tips

Thanksgiving Day is festive celebration but did you know that it’s also the leading day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Flu Season Is Here – Fight the Flu by Taking These 3 Steps

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of people fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of thousands of people die from the flu [...]

What to Do After a Hurricane: FAQ

  Post-hurricane damage is often extensive, and restoration is not something a property owner should undertake without understanding a bit more about the process.

How Much Does It Cost to Fix Water Damage?

This is a very common question that does not have an easy answer.

How to Handle Sewage Backup in a Basement

Aside from spending time and money to fix a sewage backup problem, sewage flooding also presents serious health hazards.

Preventing HVAC Water Damage

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can cause extensive water damage if it’s not maintained properly.

Pool and Spa Electrical Safety Tips

When it comes to safety in and around the swimming pool or spa, drowning is usually the first danger that comes to mind.

What Is the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

Mold and mildew are types of fungi that share common features but also differ in many ways.

How to Safely Store and Handle Fireworks

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend public displays conducted by professionals.

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Closets

Mold can grow anywhere in homes, including closets.

7 Key Tips to Keep Water Out of Your Basement

Water entering your basement due to drainage problems, flash floods, appliance failures or other reasons can cause severe damage to your home.

January is National Radon Action Month

Radon is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless radioactive gas found in rock, soil, and water, and is relatively harmless outdoors.

What Are the Most Dangerous Household Chemicals?

Although we use them every day, many cleaners and chemicals we keep in our homes can be very dangerous if splashed on the skin, inhaled or ingested.

Home Ventilation Tips

Proper air circulation is an essential component of a healthy home.

What Should I Do After a Fire Accident?

In the aftermath of a home fire, it’s very important to know what to do and what to avoid doing.

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

If you have pets, it’s your responsibility to keep them safe during a disaster.

5 Common Sources of Disasters in Your Home

Disasters can strike a home in many ways, whether from floods, fires, storms or other catastrophic natural events, or from sources within the home, with the most common being: pipe [...]

How to Stay Safe During a Wildfire

According to the NFPA, in the United States there are nearly 45 million homes located near woodland settings.

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