Damage Restoration & DIY Tips From The BLOG

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Preventing Space Heater Fires

Space heaters are a serious potential fire risk. But if you are careful with them, they can help you keep warm in the worst of winter!
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Fire Damage Prevention: 6 Tips 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Why is Safety a Four Letter Word?

Even at the executive level safety is often perceived as a pain, too expensive, or an unwanted increase in production time. Why the negative perception? Maybe there is simply a poor understanding of what safety is all about.
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How Does Flood Insurance Work?

One of the biggest mistakes that new homeowners make is assuming that flood insurance comes in standard homeowners insurance. Make sure you and your home are protected!
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Reopening Plans for Protecting Your Workplace

Jenkins Restorations Sterling branch manager Dave Hickey recently spoke during a webinar organized by the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce, covering best practices for protecting your workplace during reopening.