If a fire occurs in your home, GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL for help. Smoke naturally rises, so if there is smoke-stay low and crawl under it. Check to see if there’s heat or smoke coming in the cracks around the door. Do not open the door if you see smoke coming under the door…

Create an Escape Plan –You typically have about 2 minutes to get out of a burning structure. Make a plan that includes 2 exits for each room including windows and doors. Households with children can encourage this by drawing and labeling a plan. Check your windows–Make sure everyone can easily open windows to get out quickly in case…

  Have working Fire & Smoke detectors –Ionization smoke alarms are generally more responsive to flaming fires. Photoelectric smoke alarms are generally more responsive to fires that begin with a long period of smoldering.You can purchase an alarm that has both features included. Replace batteries– change batteries twice a year when you reset your clock…

Yes, document recovery is possible depending on the level of damage and other factors involved. Recovering your important papers and photos after fire, smoke or water damage requires specific techniques and expertise. Many of your photos and documents can be saved from fire, smoke, water and moisture damage including: Photos,legal documents and personal papers, books, CDs/DVDs…

Keys to a successful contents restoration process: -Know what you own—have an accurate home inventory BEFORE you suffer damage -Make wise choices—determine what to save and restore and what would be best to replace. -Contact one of our rē:network partners and allow the professionals to handle everything for you. -We can help you choose the right restoration…

Here is a list of important documents that you will need to have replaced or restored if they have been lost or damaged. It is best to keep copies of items like this in an off-site location (safe deposit box, lawyer’s office, etc.) to make that process easier. Contact one of our partners and allow…

After a fire, the contents of your home may need to be repaired, restored or replaced. In addition to the ravages of fire, smoke and water may have damaged your possessions. Some items will require replacement. But many items just need the proper methods of restoration to return them to their former glory. It’s imperative that…

Your home may not be safe to enter so it is best to have professionals take a look at the area. Contact one of our partners and allow them to handle everything for you. A restoration team will come and dry the areas and remove contents during this time. If your home is not livable at this…

Step 2- Create a Plan of Action Once the thorough survey and inspection is completed, a water damage restoration team will work with you to create a response plan. The team should go over all the damage uncovered in the inspection and give you all options regarding repairing the damage. Some repairs may be optional, but…

  The Process of Water Damage Restoration by a Restoration Team No one likes to imagine destruction to their home or belongings. However, disaster can strike at any moment, whether through fire, storm or another form of damage. Rather than despairing over how you can pick up all the pieces, you need to look for a company…