Making A Fire Escape Plan
One of the most terrifying nightmare for any homeowner is a house fire. When flames threaten your home, you only have minutes to evacuate. Take some time today to prepare a fire escape plan that includes exit locations, items to gather in the event of an evacuation, and a meeting point or communication plan for […]
Happy Thanksgiving Minneapolis!
So I did a crazy thing over the weekend. I put my Christmas tree up BEFORE Thanksgiving! It has been a tradition my entire life to put it up after the 7th of December, a tradition started by my mom. This was her special way of separating my birthday from Christmas and it stuck with […]
Is Deep Fried Turkey On Your Thanksgiving Menu?
If you have never had it all I can say is what are you waiting for?! As delicious as it is, it is also very dangerous and has been responsible for many garag, decks and home fire damages throughout the years. Frying food is the greatest factor in cooking fires, so educate yourself before you […]
Why Time Is Of The Essence When It Comes To Smoke And Fire Remediation
Fires can happen any time during the year. But it does seem like we have an increased number of fire losses in the colder months. Mainly due to space heaters, candles, fire places, holiday lights and increased baking/cooking for the holidays. Odor removal is typically the most complicated part of smoke, soot and fire remediation. […]
I know I have mentioned the importance of this in previous blogs. We all know we are guilty of procrastinating certain things, especially things that may seem not very important when you are already struggling to keep up with the day to day. I can’t stress it enough … that when it comes to smoke […]
It’s Fire Prevention Week
In a fire, seconds DO count. Seconds can make the difference of escaping safely and seconds can make a huge difference in salvaging your home and all of your belongings. That’s why the National Fire Protection Associations theme for Fire Prevention Week 2019 is “Not every hero where’s a cape. PLAN and PRACTICE your escape.” […]
Common Mistakes Homeowners Make After A Fire
After the flames of a house fire have dwindled, you would think all the damage has been done. However, the damage can actually get worse if the right actions are not pursued. We at 24Restore would like to introduce the three most common mistakes homeowners in Minneapolis make following a fire that can actually cause […]
Do’s And Don’ts Of Dealing With Fire Damage Repair
There is a lot of chaos that follows a house fire. Amidst the fear and destruction, everything seems hectic. In order to provide the best results for you, your loved ones, and your Minneapolis home, it is important to know how to respond to a fire, and what not to do during the repair. We […]
Happy Easter Weekend!
Wow! Every time I hear the forecast for Minneapolis this weekend it gets better and better! Gotta love that! I am pretty sure I speak for everyone in and around the Twin Cities when I say bring on the heat! We have had so much water and flooding in Minnesota this spring it’s time to […]
Be Safe This Thanksgiving!
Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? Statistics to share Based on 2010-2018 annual averages: Unattended cooking was by far the leading contributing factor in home cooking fires. Two-thirds (67%) of home cooking fires started with the ignition of food or other cooking materials. Clothing was the item first […]