Checking Your Business After a Fire

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Commercial Fire Damage After a fire, but before fire restoration can begin, you will need to assess the damage of your business. It is vital to get a clear assessment before you can begin to rebuild.   Four Steps to Check and Assess Your Business After a Fire 1. Check the Interior and Exterior of Your Business. Checking the inside …

Five Causes of Commercial Water Damage

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When business owners visualize water damage, they often picture a massive storm wiping out power lines, flooding offices, and shutting down businesses for days at a time. It is true that commercial water damage is often the result of water that stems from weather events and storms such as floods. However, many commercial renters and entrepreneurs forget that severe weather …

We Can Handle Your Entire Remediation Process

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The Water Damage Remediation Process Water damage can come from different sources and have varying intensities, danger levels, and reach of damage. Ultimately, many different objects, surfaces, and materials in a home can suffer water damage from the same event, and many homeowners question how a company, such as the Jones Companies of Jacksonville, NC, handles a comprehensive water damage …

Toxic Black Mold: Know the Facts

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There is a good chance that you have heard about the dangers of black mold, but did you know that this specific type of fungus is comprised of several different mold species that appear dark green and/or black? The most common “black mold” is Stachybotrys chartarum, and this what most people are referring to when black mold is being referenced. …

Winter Holiday Fire Facts

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Flickering lights, winter greenery and festive celebrations are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this festive time of year into a devastating one. We feel one of our jobs is to help educate the public about potential fire risks during the holidays so we’ve compiled some information from NFPA to help …

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips

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The kitchen is the heart of the home for most of us, especially during the holidays. From decorating cakes and cookies, to testing family recipes, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. It is important to keep fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people …

Fire Prevention

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October is Fire Prevention Month. The goal of Fire Prevention Month (and week, October 4-10) is to raise fire safety awareness and educate families, students, and communities. The second week of October was named Fire Prevention Week by The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 1922 in commemoration of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire. The purpose of providing fire education …