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Home Flood Protection Tips: What to Know

There are few things that are scarier than when there's a huge storm coming. The good news is, there are a few tips any homeowner can use to help keep their home safe during this scary time. Keep reading to find out what those tips are. Ensure There's Proper Drainage One of the first Home Flood Protection Tips to use is to make sure that Proper Drainage is in place. If water tends to flow toward the home's foundation, or if it is pooling up, then this needs to be fixed. Ideally, the yard should slope away from the house ...
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Fire Prevention: Is your family ready?

Despite modern safety measures, devices and building techniques, fires still present a very real danger for homeowners/families. According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,500 home structure fires per year during 2011 2015, resulting in thousands of injuries, scores of deaths, and billions in property damage. Therefore, it is vital to keep fire prevention and evacuation strategies active and up to date. This month we celebrate Fire Prevention Week, it's a great reminder to complete an annual checkup of your family fire strategy. A Long History of Fire Prevention Measures Fire ...
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How First Response Tackles Water Damage and Mitigation in Your Home

Is there anything more immediately crippling than a major water leak in your home? The very idea is alarming, to say the least. Floors can warp, walls and ceilings can crumble, framing structures can be compromised. A homeowner uses water everyday in their home with little thought of how they would deal with the mess and repairs should that water not be contained. If the water is not dealt with quickly, further damage can occur to your home such as mold and rot. Should you incur this type of disaster, First Response Restoration is ready to act with teams on ...
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8 Home Flood Protection Tips

Tips to Keep Your Home Safe in a Storm Few things are scarier than a big storm headed your way. Here are our top 8 home flood protection tips to help you keep your home safe in the storm. The prevalence of weather-related disasters is on the rise. Last year, in fact, 16 different billion-dollar disasters occurred in the United States. These included severe storms and flooding. As a homeowner, it’s up to you to take every possible precaution against harsh weather. Ensuring your home can withstand flooding and storm damage will help cut down the risk of loss and ...
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