Tag: fire

Kitchen Grease Fires May Severely Affect Appliances

Sparked by unattended stovetop pans or forgotten items in toaster ovens, kitchen grease fires are extremely dangerous. Fueled by exquisitely flammable substances, they flare in an instant, spread rapidly, burn hotter and can’t be extinguished with water-based substances. Smart homeowners have appropriate fire extinguishers at the ready to combat these… Read more »

Reducing Breakfast Time Fires in Retirement Communities

Cooking fires are a major problem in retirement communities and stovetop breakfast- time cooking can be especially problematic. Seniors are often not able to react as quickly as necessary to halt a cooking fire. This is a serious issue as seniors, for multiple reasons, are more apt to die in… Read more »

Oily Paint Rags Create Significant Fire Hazards

You’re building your home or remodeling and you can’t wait for work to finish so you can move in and enjoy it. One final job on most sites is painting. Painting can beautifully transform the look and feel of your home. But don’t let your paint job lead to something… Read more »

Reducing the Risk of Commercial Kitchen Fires

When a three-alarm fire swept through a famous comedy club, investigators suspected typical culprits: table candles, smoldering cigarettes, hot stage lighting. The actual spark? Accumulated grease in ductwork venting a commercial kitchen several floors away. Flames flared to life above the fire suppression system, shot from roof vents and swiftly… Read more »

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, it’s possible to consider your own situation and determine the best plan to minimize your… Read more »

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

Given fuel, oxygen and a heat source, wildfires can rapidly grow into enormous, hungry beasts with terrifying power and seemingly vicious intent. Large wildfires concoct private weather systems, roaring with self-propelled 120 mile-per-hour winds that fan flames further. Their scorching temperatures preheat fuel in their paths, aiding their reach and… Read more »

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

Emergencies can happen anytime, any place. If there is a fire, a safety incident, or another emergency at your company, what happens next? Emergencies are always stressful, so an educated team that is prepared for next steps can make the entire experience safer and prevent the risk of property damage… Read more »

How thermal fogging by Paul Davis neutralizes smoke odors

How thermal fogging by Paul Davis neutralizes smoke odors

After even the most thorough post-fire cleaning, there can still be lingering smoke odors unless a technique called thermal fogging is used. Thermal fogging is a process where a deodorizer is heated and sprayed in a fog form. Because it’s in a fog form, the mixture is able to permeate… Read more »

Practice these 7 kitchen safety tips

Practice these 7 kitchen safety tips

It’s the heart of the home. It’s the gathering point to cook, eat, drink, and more. It’s also a prime location for accidents. No matter how large or small your kitchen, there is always the possibility that an accident or fire can occur. Identifying possible outcomes is a strong starting… Read more »

Step Up With New Home Security Solutions

Step Up With New Home Security Solutions

The end of summer usually means one thing—last-minute summer vacations.  The kids will be in school soon. The weather is definitely warmer and you deserve a few days away.  Only one person is just as excited about your trip as you are…a criminal. Peace Of Mind You could always go… Read more »