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How North Carolina Suffered but Survived During Florence

Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina as a deceptively destructive category one storm on September 14, 2018. Crashing ashore near coastal Wilmington, the tempest lingered across the state for days. Towns submerged beneath high storm surges and epic rainfall measured not just by the inch or foot, but by the yard.… Read more »

Trust Your Instincts When Selecting A Restoration Company

Denial, shock, anger, anxiety, sadness, fear – a range of strong emotions surge through people as they survey ruined property following a disaster. They all share one particular need: to repair the damage now and return their lives to normal as fast as possible. But how to fix it and… Read more »

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller… Read more »

Top Causes of Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of house fires and injuries to homeowners, so avoiding them is a worthy goal for every household. Taking common-sense precautions can greatly reduce the chance of igniting a cooking fire during meal preparation, and understanding how to avoid these fires is simple and smart.… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning Recommendations from Paul Davis

Cleaning your chimney is no easy task, but it’s important to remove buildup in order to prevent house fires. When you clean your chimney you must do a very thorough job to ensure the safety of your home. Here are two simple tips from Paul Davis to help make cleaning… Read more »

Keeping Bandits at Bay

Did you know that most home burglaries are planned? Thieves seek out targets that are easily accessible. They know they can get in quickly, take your valuables, and leave without being detected. While there is no fail-safe way to protect your home, here are some simple steps that will decrease… Read more »

Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks

Did you know propane is an American made resource? Popular for being a clean natural energy resource, propane comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is easy to use and affordable to heat and cool homes, heat water, heat appliances, barbecue food on the grill, cook food on the… Read more »

Did You Know September is National Preparedness Month?

This year’s National Preparedness Month theme from FEMA and Ready.gov is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Disasters such as storms, flooding, hurricanes, and fires occur year-round throughout North America, which is why it is so important to be ready. Creating a plan and practicing it with your… Read more »

Back to School Safety Precautions from Paul Davis

August, the time of year to squeeze in last minute vacations, get excited about football season, and prepare for back-to-school. Whether you’re buying school supplies for a little one, prepping your teen for high school, or improving your own education, remember these few safety tips to help make this month… Read more »