What to expect: Your home may have fire, smoke or water damage. Firefighters may have needed to cut holes in the walls or the roof of the building to look for any hidden flames and let out heat and smoke. They will most likely have used a lot of water to put out the flames and there…

Contact a rē:network  partner–they will help you begin the process to help you get back to normal. Many times insurance will cover these losses but it is not required that you choose their preferred vendor. Please keep in mine, you are free to choose any restoration company and they will handle the discussions with your…

Move Valuables–Move your valuables away from water to a dry place and locate your home inventory,preferably this is in an online format. Please keep in mind that safety is more important than valuables, only attempt to do so if it is safe. During a water loss, it is important to always stay safe so please…

During a water loss, it is important to always stay safe so please call one of our rē:network partners to help you during this process. Use caution–avoid any areas where electricity may come into contact with water. Step very carefully if you need to be in the house. Water can weaken structures  so keep an eye out…

Find the Source–If the reason for the damage is not from weather,  see if you can find of the water damage safely and do your best to stop the problem. During a water loss, it is important to always stay safe so please call one of our rē:network partners to help you during this process. It’s…

  If you have to evacuate, do not drive around a barricade–Turn Around, Don’t Drown and go the other way. Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and stalling. If your vehicle stalls, leave it immediately and seek higher ground.  

If you have access, these resources can be very helpful during a storm. http://www.weather.gov — you can access forecasts and warnings by simply typing in your zip code. Click on the Weather Safety tab to find a collection of resources from the National Weather Service. NOAA Weather Radio — All warnings and watches are issued…

  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…

Contact your family, friends, church and anyone else in your support network. Contact a rē:network partner to help you navigate the next phase of finding a place to stay, keeping your home safe and restoring your home. Contact your local disaster relief service, such as the Red Cross or Salvation Army. They can help you find shelter,food…

  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…