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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.

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 »