Fire Prevention

5 Fire Prevention Tips

5 Fire Prevention Tips November 25 2020 - It’s Fire Prevention Week… so it only makes sense that we talk about ways you can prevent Fires and intensive damage from happening. Smoke Alarms This may sound incredibly simple, but smoke detectors are very underrated. Be sure to check smoke alarms regularly and switch the batteries at least once a year. Many investigations involving house fires often reveal that fire alarms could have saved the lives but didn’t because they were disconnected or the batteries were dead or not even in it. Have an alarm on each level of your home, be sure that it is within 10 feet of your bedrooms. Many deaths because of fires happen during the night while people are sleeping. The alarm needs to be on the ceiling or a foot below the top of the wall. Don’t put them near heating or cooling ducts. You can interconnect your alarms so that when one goes off the rest will as well. Fire Safety Checklist Have an escape plan. Rehearse it. Make the bedrooms top priority. Do not stop to grab anything, just…

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Canada

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Canada November 25 2020 - Every year there are 24,000 house fires in Canada. Although there are many causes, there are then that are the most common and can easily be prevented. Here’s what you need to know… Cooking Equipment When a pot or pan overheats or when grease splatters, it can take only seconds to catch fire. Stay in the kitchen when you’re cooking. Especially if you’re using oil or high temperatures. Most kitchen fires take place when people get distracted or when they leave their cooking unattended. Keep all flammable items away from heat sources (e.g. oven mitts, dish towels, paper towels, etc.) Heating Equipment Have a qualified technician check our furnace annually and have your chimney cleaned and inspected annually. Keep portable heaters at least one metre away from anything that can burn (that includes curtains, furniture and humans – yes, we mean you). Don’t use heaters to dry shoes or socks. Install a carbon monoxide alarm to alert you to deadly carbon monoxide gas. Careless Smoking…

Emergency Restoration for Fire Damage in Windsor

Emergency Restoration for Fire Damage in Windsor November 25 2020 - Even a small fire can have devastating consequences - when you’ve experienced a fire in your home or property, whether it’s a large or small one, one of the best steps you can take is to start restoring the damage as quickly as possible before the problems that come with it become even more serious. When you need help fast, contact Supreme Services for fire damage restoration in Windsor and Essex County. Emergency Restoration Services in Windsor and Essex County If you’ve experienced fire damage to one section of your property or a large portion of it, we’re here to help. We have comprehensive services available to start cleaning up the damage following a fire right away, and to help you rebuild afterwards. Complete Windsor-Essex Fire Damage Restoration Services Our comprehensive Windsor fire damage restoration services include: Debris removal: We can safely remove and properly dispose of all the debris that’s left over after a fire on your property. Odour Removal: Even a small…

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