10 Carbon Monoxide Safety Steps

    Did you know that the “invisible killer,” carbon monoxide, unintentionally causes more than 400 American deaths every year? This invisible, odorless, and colorless gas is created when fuels do not completely burn, and it often goes undetected. Your heating and cooking equipment as well as vehicles and generators that are left running in […]

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 […]

Fire Risk: Christmas Decor

Lit houses and trees are hallmarks of Christmas, but these decorations pose fire risks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”), “Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in two out of every five (40%) home Christmas tree fires.” Another alarming statistic is related to the number of Christmas decor-related fires to which U.S. fire departments […]

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe on Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to bake a delicious pumpkin pie, mash some potatoes, prepare the turkey, gather family and friends, and take a bite of the infamous green bean casserole. As you prepare for Thanksgiving tomorrow, we ask that you remember Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Avoid the Use of Turkey Fryers

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, turkey is on our minds. Many of us here at Restore Construction enjoy a flavorful, moist fried turkey on this joyous holiday. We are, however, aware of the dangers of using home turkey fryers and how quickly a hazardous fire situation could arise from the use thereof. Thanksgiving is […]

Summertime Pool Safety

Who doesn’t enjoy time in a swimming pool during summertime? Although pools offer great leisure activities, they also pose serious hazards, especially those related to electricity. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA),  the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported 14 deaths related to electrocutions in swimming pools from 2003 to 2014. Therefore, we recommend you abide […]

Fire Extinguisher Safety

Although home fire escape plans and working smoke alarms are essential to fire safety, portable fire extinguishers are also effective in putting out and containing small fires. It is pivotal you not only select the appropriate fire extinguisher but also learn the best places to install one and how to properly use it. When selecting a […]

Cooking Fire Safety

With Easter around the corner, many of you will be cooking your favorite family recipes.  I sure will be!  As I cook, I always keep in mind the significance of remaining alert while doing so, especially since cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires and home injuries.  According to the National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”), […]

Smoke Alarm Safety

Did you know that approximately 3 out of 5 deaths related to fires occur in homes in which no smoke alarms are installed or the alarms that are installed are not properly functioning? Are smoke alarms installed throughout your home?  If so, when is the last time you tested them? Smoke alarms are essential to […]