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Fire Damage Prevention: How to Prevent House Fires

House fires are one of the most dangerous types of incidents that can happen in your home or business. Luckily, many accidents can be averted through following basic home and workplace safety tips.
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Here is What You Do if a Car Crashes into Your House

Have you ever wondered what would happen if a car ran into your house and what to do next before Jenkins Restorations can come to restore your home?
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Sump Pumps: Waterproof Your Basement

Water damage in your basement can be very costly to remove. Sump Pumps can help you prevent water damage in your basement altogether, while also helping to prevent mold.
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What Category of Water Damage Are You Experiencing?

There is much to consider when dealing with commercial water damage, including the severity and category of water damage that you have.
If you can't fix the backup yourself, call a plumber

How to Handle a Sewer Backup in Your Basement

Sewage backups are unpleasant, but not impossible to deal with. If you keep your head and stay safe, you can handle the issue safely.
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What’s That Burning Smell When You Turn On The Heater?

When the heater is turned on for the first time in months, it is quite common to smell musty, dusty, or burning odors. While these burning odors are not necessarily a fire hazard, they are unpleasant and can be irritating to people with asthma or allergies.
Flood Damaged Home

Steps to Take After Water Damage

You should know what to do if your house floods. Here are a few steps to take immediately after flooding causes water damage in your home.
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A Frozen Pipe Has Burst, What Are The Next Steps?

The most common plumbing problems during the winter season are frozen pipes. Read are some of the things that you can do when a frozen pipe bursts at your home.
Preventing Mold Growth

How to Prevent Mold after Water Damage

If you’ve had any water damage to your home after a storm or flooding, you have roughly a 48-hour window to prevent the growth of mold. It’s important to drying out your water damaged home or you could be left with repairs to your home that are even more time consuming then they already will be.