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Fire Safety Tips To Keep Your Holidays Bright

The holidays are a time of year when our kitchens are packed with people and a frenzy of cooking is going on.
Unsurprisingly, more home fires tend to happen during the colder months of the year. But the kitchen isn’t the only place that’s in danger of fire during the holidays. To make sure you have a safe and happy holiday season, let’s take a look at some of the common causes of fires during this time of year and what you can do to prevent them.

Water in Basement damages property and appliances

How To Prevent Issues Like Mold After A Basement Flood

We all know that black mold is bad, and that it likes to grow in wet, damp environments and that we don’t want it growing in our homes. But how do we stop something that is so pervasive?

Let’s look at how mold grows, what steps you can take to prevent it from growing after a flood, and what you can do to eliminate it if it’s already growing.

Why Smoke Alarms And Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are So Important

Fire safety is important all year, but it’s even more critical as we head into the colder months of the year.

Early detection remains the best defense for homeowners when it comes to staying safe and preventing injuries or death from smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide.

Let’s break down what you can listen for (and actions you can take) to give yourself the edge in fire safety.

Experienced construction workers can find a rewording career at Paul Davis of NE Indiana

What Makes Paul Davis Of Northeast Indiana A Special Place To Work

Working for a restoration company is about more than just the technical know-how.
It’s about making a difference in the lives of people who are experiencing a loss or a tragedy.
That level of caring extends to its employees, too at Paul Davis of Northeast Indiana.

Being safe when grilling is important to protect your family and property. Here are grilling safety tips from Paul Davis of Northeast Indiana.

How To Grill Safely And Prevent Home Fires

It’s no secret that Midwesterners love to grill — and many of us grill year-round! But there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about grilling safely, especially if you want to prevent your home from catching fire. Here’s what you need to keep in mind to grill safely this summer and prevent a fire in your home.

Storms and flooding damage homes

Common Causes Of Storm Damage

We get all kinds of different weather in northern Indiana.
The biggest offenders when it comes to causes of storm damage tend to be water-related.
Even if we can’t 100% predict the weather, we can predict the common causes of damage created during a storm. Let’s take a look at the different types of damage you can expect from storms and what to do after the clouds clear.

Basement flooding in home

What To Do If Your Basement Floods

No one wants to head into their basement and find it filled with water. But accidents (and Mother Nature) happen, and no matter how much you try to prevent it, flooding happens. That’s why you need to know what to do if and when your basement floods. Here’s what you… Read more »

Smoke damage in the home

How Smoke Damages A Home During A Fire

A fire can happen in your home any time of the year.

It’s bad enough that the flames will burn, melt, and destroy anything that they touch. But where there’s fire, there’s smoke.

Smoke damages a home during a fire in obvious ways and in sometimes hidden ways; the particulates can be insidious and permeate and linger in cracks, furniture, and porous material.

Mold discovered in basement

How Paul Davis Removes Mold in Your Home

The process of removing mold from your home may seem simple enough. You just need to find the black spots on your wall or ceiling, grab a wet rag and wipe them away or knock out a portion of the drywall.

Problem solved.

Unfortunately, it’s not that easy and all you’re likely going to accomplish is putting your family at risk by releasing the mold spores into the air without actually solving the problem.