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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.

De-Winterizing the exterior of the home

How To De-Winterize Your Home

Whether you’re a snowbird who leaves their Indiana home every winter or you suffer through the bitter cold, Spring means it’s time to start de-winterizing your home.

Covid 19 Cleaning of surfaces

Your COVID-19 Cleaning Checklist For Home And The Office

The pandemic has made us all more aware of the spread of viral infections. The good news is that we’ve also learned how to better protect ourselves at home and in the office. Here are a few tips to keep you and your family safe while we navigate the new normal.

Pipes freezing during the cold winter weather

How to Thaw Frozen Pipes

A frozen pipe is probably one of the biggest little-nightmares a homeowner in the Midwest can face.
Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to help prevent your pipes from freezing this winter, and you have a few options to fix them in case they end up on ice.
Here we learn tips on preventing frozen pipes, and what to do if you should face this problem.

Holiday lights can cause house fires

Holiday House Fire Hazards: How To Keep Your Home Safe

While celebrating the holiday season, it’s important to put fire safety on your list and check it twice. With a little preparation, homeowners can reduce their risk of a house fire and keep their celebrations merry and bright. Here are some tips to keep in mind.

Always Involved, Paul Davis Supports Local Community Needs

Across North America, communities trust Paul Davis to be there anytime night or day, to help in times of great distress, to recover from disasters of all kinds, to pitch in anywhere neighbors need a hand. Here are just a few of the many charitable causes that Paul Davis supported… Read more »

Right Time to Attend IICRC Certified Continuing Education Classes at Paul Davis

Insurance professionals and commercial restoration contractors are multi-talented. They assess damaged roofs and process mold claims expertly. They spot ineffective drying, navigate complicated regulatory landscapes and capably undertake a vast range of additional mitigation and restoration duties. Maintaining this broad expertise – and meeting diverse licensing requirements in different municipalities… Read more »

Smart Ways That Facility Managers Prepare for Unexpected Power Outages

Worn machinery, storms, downed tree limbs, peak demand times, even wild animals contacting transformers can bring commerce to an abrupt halt when the power goes out. Unfortunately, power outages occur more often in the United States than in any other industrialized nation. Further, they are becoming more frequent as our… Read more »