Halloween Safety Tips

October is Fire Safety Month. As advocates for the fire safety industry we do our best to share fire prevention and fire safety tips to help keep people safe. The National Fire Protection Association provides important and helpful information and resources to help keep the number of fires in the United States down. To read […]

Supporting K’s for Camp

Support for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance By: Steve Iovinelli, Fire Service Director for Restore Construction   My first exposure to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance “Camp I Am Me” burn camp was the weekend “Fill The Boot” drives The Franklin Park Fire Department did every year. We would stand out at the intersection of […]

Fall Safety Tips

Fall has officially arrived. As the weather and leaves change, it is important to keep the below fall safety tips in mind. Before using your heating system, ensure all equipment is property running and verify there are no leaks. If you have a central heating system, have it cleaned, inspected, and serviced by a certified […]

Community Service & Outreach

At Restore, we take pride in going above and beyond for the communities we serve. On April 27, 2019, we participated in the Community Resource Fair in Harvey, IL and donated 100 carbon monoxide and smoke detectors to the attendees. It was a wonderful event, and we were happy to play a role in educating […]

10 Hotel Fire Safety Tips

As the holidays quickly approach, the number of travelers will begin to increase. Many of these travelers will seek lodging in hotels. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) indicated that approximately 3,900 hotel and motel fires were reported to U.S. fire departments each year from 2014 to 2016. The USFA reported that these fires resulted in […]

School Fire Safety

It’s that time of the year again! Summer is coming to an end, and students and teachers are heading back to school. Based upon the research conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an annual average of 4,980 structure fires occurred in educational properties, and approximately 69% took place in nursery, elementary, middle, or […]

Firework Safety

Given the glorious 4th of July is tomorrow, we thought that it would be beneficial to share the dangers of fireworks, especially since more fires are reported on July 4th than any other day of the year as per the National Safety Council’s research. Fireworks cause an average of 18,500 reported fires each year (The […]

Smoking Materials: Leading Cause of Fire Deaths

Do you smoke? Did you know that smoking materials are the leading cause of fire deaths? These materials can quickly ignite items within and outside of your home, especially mattresses, bedding, upholstered furniture, and trash. Fortunately, fires caused by smoking materials are preventable. We highly recommend you follow the below steps to avoid a potentially […]

10 Pet Fire Safety Tips

Did you know that pets and wild animals play a role in starting nearly 1,000 home fires every year? We all love our pets unconditionally, but it is important to remember that they are very curious, which could lead to a fire. We, therefore, recommend adhering to the safety tips listed below. Be sure to […]

Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas has come and gone once again, and many of us have started to take down or have already taken down our holiday décor. We know taking everything down and storing it away is not as much fun as putting it up, but the takedown plays a significant role in preventing fire hazards. If you […]