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Fire Prevention

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Restoration 1 of Mid-Cities wants to help you avoid Fire Damage in your home and business. Follow the tips below from the NFPA, to identify faulty wiring and prevent fire…

Smoke Detector Safety

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Seventeen million homes in America—26% of homes built before 2002—need to update their smoke alarm systems. Sixty-seven percent of homes only have four alarms, when they should have at least…

Heating Safety

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Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, such as furnaces, fireplaces, wood stove, or a portable space heater. Have a three foot “kid-free zone”…

Freezing Pipes

Completely frozen pipes outside of a building. Restoration 1.

PART 1 – Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem Water has a unique property: it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including…