More often than not, fires come out of nowhere and without warning. Fire is fast, it’s relentless, and it’s unforgiving. It’s almost impossible to forecast when an accident will occur, but there are things you can do to help deter fire damage before it gets out of hand, including (but not limited to):
- Professionally cleaning your air ducts
- Cleaning your dryer vents
- Cleaning your dryer’s lint trap after each use
- Never leaving candles or cooking equipment unattended
- Not using damaged cords or overloading electrical outlets
What happens when you don’t take the time to consider these fire prevention methods? Let’s find out!
THE SAFETY OF YOU AND YOURS
This may be the most obvious, but it’s for a good reason. Nothing is more important than the safety of you, your home, and the safety of every family member inside of it. When you neglect fire damage prevention, you’re putting your property and your family members’ lives on the front lines of risk!
A LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY
Recovering from fire damage is a long road filled with hard work and many challenges. Whether your recovery involves a small portion of your home or a large-scale remodeling effort, bouncing back from the effects of a fire is no short or straightforward task.
THE COST OF LOSS (AND RECOVERY)
As if recovery didn’t take long enough, the cost associated with the process of fire damage recovery can also be an incredible burden for you and your family. It doesn’t take long for repairs, restoration, and cost of lost property to add up, creating a bill that only adds length to the already long road to recovery!
The unfortunate truth is that there’s never a sure way to know when a fire is on its way. Its unpredictability makes this already destructive force of nature even more menacing. However, doing what you can to prevent fires is the best way to stay ahead of the disasters that they cause. Follow the steps mentioned at the top of this blog and consider these additional holiday tips to get a head start.
Fires may be spontaneous by nature, but you don’t have to be a victim of unpredictability. And while you can’t choose when a fire happens, you can choose to be prepared, and you can choose who helps you recover if a fire does occur. Should you need help with restoration, Carpet Tech has a solution.
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