smoke damage restoration

6 Steps for Proper Smoke Damage Restoration

The devastation left behind after a house fire is difficult to deal with emotionally and physically. The flames are out, the first responders are gone, but the challenges are still there. You’re looking at extensive fire and smoke damage. No one is ever prepared for a situation this overwhelming. We know. For more than 10 […]

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apartment fire damage chicago

Apartment Fire Damage: What You Need to Know

It starts with smoke filling the hallway. Suddenly, you spot flames, and they’re spreading quickly. Alarms are going off and sprinklers are coming on. There’s a fire in your apartment building. Do you know what to do? All renters need to be prepared. Over the years, we’ve helped tenants and landlords recover from fires in […]

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winter fire safety tips

15 Winter Fire Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Year

There are many steps you can take to protect your home and your family from fires this winter. These winter fire safety tips put together by our Chicago fire damage restoration experts are precautions you and your family can take to reduce the risk of emergencies in your home and save lives. 3 Winter Fire […]

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space heater fires

How to Prevent a Space Heater Fire: 12 Critical Safety Tips

A space heater brings welcome warmth to a chilly room. It’s convenient, inexpensive and easy to operate. Many homes and workplaces rely on the compact appliance for supplemental heat. That comfort comes with serious risks. A space heater fire can quickly flare up and result in extensive property damage. Every winter, our teams help Chicago […]

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furnace fire

Everything You Need to Know About Furnace Fires

That crisp, cold air means it’s time to get ready for chilly weather. You look forward to snuggling in and spending warm evenings at home. You count on the furnace to keep the cold at bay, but are you sure it’s ready to operate safely through the long months ahead? We help Chicago homeowners recover […]

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chimney fire

Chimney Fires: Everything You Need to Know About Them

Nothing chases away the cold like a warm, inviting glow from your fireplace. You pull a favorite chair closer to the hearth and settle in. Suddenly, you realize something is very wrong. Flames begin shooting up into the flue. Debris sparks and rains down on the grate. You’re dealing with a chimney fire. What do […]

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how to put out grease fire

How to Put Out a Grease Fire and Save Your Kitchen

You’re looking forward to fried mozzarella snacks or a crispy fried chicken dinner. Perhaps you’re sizzling breakfast bacon in the oven. The kitchen smells heavenly. Suddenly, you’re in trouble. It only takes a few seconds for hot oil or grease to flame up. Grease fires happen on stove tops, inside ovens and over backyard grills. […]

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microwave fire

How to Clean a Microwave After a Fire in 6 Simple Steps

It doesn’t take much to start a fire in the microwave. Popcorn burns up when no one’s looking. Someone sets the timer for an hour instead of a minute. Perhaps the doorbell distracts you from a potato baking in the microwave. From the toaster oven to the crock pot, you know how quickly countertop appliances […]

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protein fire chicago

Protein Fires: Everything You Need to Know

Burning the evening meal ruins dinner plans, but it doesn’t usually result in a kitchen filled with smoke and flames. A protein fire doesn’t produce smoke or flames either, but it’s a disaster that impacts the kitchen and your entire home. Let’s take a closer look at how it happens and your best options for […]

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condo fire damage

What to Do After a Condo Fire: 5 Critical Steps to Recovery

The aftermath of a fire in your condo impacts everything you do moving forward. The first few days are filled with hard decision-making. You have to deal with fire damage cleanup, ruined belongings and confusing insurance issues. You hope it never happens to you, but are you prepared? Do you know what to do after […]

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