Fire Prevention: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

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We often think of fire prevention as something that is taught to kids, however it is important for all ages to know and understand the sounds of fire safety. Remember in the midst of a fire, only a few seconds can be the difference between a little property damage and a life-or-death situation. Here are some facts from First Alert: …

Why Hire a Professional?

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Residential or Commercial water damage can be a very challenging and costly problem faced by property owners. There are many things that can cause flooding, from general plumbing to running toilets. Even though it may seem easy to clean and repair on your own, there are some benefits to hiring a professional restoration business to handle the repairs. To Avoid …

Holiday Fire Safety Myths

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During the winter holiday season, there are nearly 47,000 residential structure fires that claim more than 500 lives and cause more than 2,200 injuries and $554 million in property damage. And on average, 40 home fires per day are caused by children playing around the home. These are facts that should be considered when getting your home ready for the …

Common Causes for Holiday Fires

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With decorations hung, plans made and a race to finish last minute Christmas shopping, the holiday season is in full swing. The top of your holiday list this season is probably not fire safety, but it’s easy to stay safe and prevent holiday fires with some preventative measures. Here are a few top holiday fire safety tips to help you …

Commercial Fire Damage? Call Jones Companies!

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The Jones Companies in Jacksonville/Onslow County and surrounding areas has the experience and equipment to restore a fire damaged business quickly. Call us today! There are many different cleaning methods that can help restore commercial fire damage. When a business is affected by a fire, some losses go beyond the items damaged by the flames. If your place of business …

Prepare Your Business for a Disaster

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North Carolina sits in hurricane alley, and we’ve certainly experienced our share of hurricanes over the last couple of years. Hurricanes can cause lots of damage – water, wind and mold damage are just a few things that can disrupt your business. Did you know that 50% of businesses who are affected by a disaster may not recover? And the …

Four Causes of Commercial Fires in Jacksonville, NC

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Commercial buildings, just like residential properties, face many potential risks of fire. There are many contributing factors that can lead to an accidental fire that can easily decimate a business in a matter of minutes if not quickly and properly handled. Although proper insurance can help a business recover financially, no business owner wants to experience a loss due to …

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 …

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 …