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Preventing Fires from Happening

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Even the smallest fire can cause massive damage. The best way to prevent that damage is to stop the fire before it ever starts. Electrical Fires There are several different types of fires. The first is an electrical fire, caused by faulty electrical wiring in the building itself or by external wiring (damaged cords, improper […]

Summer Parties Happen. Don’t Let Them Be Summer Fires.

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Summer parties are so much fun! You’ve got friends and family around, you light up the grill and start a campfire…but unless you take care to follow safety rules, that great time can turn dangerous fast. Grilling Gone Wrong On July 4th, a grill caused a massive fire at a large apartment complex. The blaze […]

Preventing Water Damage

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One of the most devastating events you can face is a flood. Whether it’s Mother Nature or faulty plumbing, there are several ways to minimize the possibility of damage. Keep in mind, it’s not just the damage caused by water, if floorboards and insulation get damp, then mold can quickly develop. Take precautions to protect […]

Preventing Ice Dams

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An Ice Dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow and water from draining off the roof.  The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into the home, causing damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and other areas. Preventing and Dealing with Ice Dams […]

Dealing With Frozen Pipes

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Back in school they taught us that water expands when it freezes. Certainly, we’ve all heard stories of frozen pipes bursting and causing all sorts of damage. What’s interesting is that the pipe doesn’t usually break at the spot where it’s frozen. Typically, freezing and thawing causes pressure to build up between the frozen spot […]