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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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Getting Back to Business After a Flood

Ask any business owner who has suffered through a flood and you’ll hear these words: I hope that never happens to us again. But hope is not a strategy, and mapping out a business continuity plan for flood, fire, electrical outage, and yes, even civil unrest, is as important as… Read more »

Preferred Ways to Start a Fireplace Fire

Do you have a fireplace you like to enjoy in the winter? Using a fireplace is something many homeowners take advantage of when it gets cold outside. But sometimes people don’t know how to build a good fire, or the thought of building a fire inside their own home can… Read more »

Take These Actions if You Suspect a Gas Leak

You might not realize how much you depend on natural gas. From our hot water heaters to gas stovetops, natural gas is everywhere. And as gas lines tend to be buried below the surface of the ground, it’s easy to forget they’re there. That is until you smell the tell-tale… Read more »

Update Your Mobile Phone Emergency Numbers

It used to be that we went to a phone book to find the phone number we needed. But as we’ve become more and more reliant on technology, the phone book has fast become obsolete. And while many people use search engines today to find important phone numbers, it can… Read more »

Protection Against Indoor Flooding

Flooding of a home or business property is a calamity that no one wants to experience. Even in the U.S. where flood prediction and mitigation is quite advanced, flood damage occurs all too often, amounting to over $6 billion worth of damage and contributing to the deaths of about 140… Read more »

Poison-Proof Your Home

Are there children or pets that live in or visit your home? Both children and pets can be curious, and this means they get into things they shouldn’t. In fact, over one million children under age 6 are victims of accidental poisoning every single year. From chemical cleaners to your… Read more »