What are my options and how do I know who to trust-You are free to choose a restoration company of your choice, we have resources that can help you make this decision to find a company that will help you every step of the way. The restoration process can be difficult to estimate but it is…

As soon as you have had damage to your home, contact one of our rē:network partners will be able to help begin the process of assessing the damage and restoration. How much will this cost and who will pay for this?  Estimating the cost to repair or renew items or property is very important and not to…

Things to remember Check-List Contact one of our rē:network partners to begin the process of restoration of your home. Contact your local disaster relief service, such as the Red Cross or Salvation Army. They can help you find shelter,food, replacement medicines and other important things. If you have insurance, contact your insurance company. Ask what you should do…

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…

Where do I sleep tonight– If you have insurance, a typical policy will include coverage for additional living expense in the event your home cannot be occupied during a covered loss. Let the rē:network partners help you locate a place to stay and ensure that your insurance company gets this addressed for you. A rē:network partner can also tell…

Who do I need to notify– First and foremost notify your support network. Contact those closest to you and let them know what has happened. Recovering from a catastrophe like this can be difficult and frustrating. Then contact one of our rē:network partners. These companies are experienced in dealing with this type of situation daily…

  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…

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…