Tag: smoke

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

When shocked owners and employees survey the sodden mess after a fire guts their workplace, it’s tempting to immediately don paper masks, sturdy shoes and coveralls to rescue important items. Tempting, but ill-advised: the soot, water and char that have spread throughout the fire scene and across building contents are… Read more »

Why Form a Working Relationship with A Disaster Recovery Firm?

Why Form a Working Relationship with A Disaster Recovery Firm?

Natural and man-made disasters are truly a matter of “when.” Luckily, good business continuity plans keep your company up and running despite unexpected interruptions. Whether your place of business experiences damage due to severe storms or flooding, a fire, or even mold, the best strategy is to have an existing… Read more »

Office Fire Prevention Tips

Office Fire Prevention Tips

When you think about the repercussions of a fire, your first thought is probably the damage to your home. You’ve likely taken the normal precautions to ensure that your home is not susceptible to a house fire. Or, if it is, you have taken protective measures such as installing smoke… Read more »

For Smoke-Damaged Electronics, Be Smart and Hire a Pro

For Smoke-Damaged Electronics, Be Smart and Hire a Pro

Few of us can manage our daily lives without mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers, along with routers, printers, and so much more. After a fire with even a slight degree of smoke, sensitive electronics like these can become contaminated. In post-fire situations, these devices may look visually okay,… Read more »