9 Ways to Green Up Your Cleaning Regimen

9 Ways to Green Up Your Cleaning Regimen

We have a duty to do whatever we can to help our planet, and one way we can do that is by making “green” choices where our cleaning supplies are concerned. Green cleaning supplies are made from natural ingredients and are free of excess dyes and chemicals that can...

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7 Home Repairs Best Left to the Pros

7 Home Repairs Best Left to the Pros

With so much information at your fingertips, it’s almost unfathomable how many things you can teach yourself. Home improvement shows are constantly showcasing ways to fix up aspects of your home to better fit your tastes. They make it look so easy! (#demoday) While...

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Fireplace Safety 101

Fireplace Safety 101

I grew up in a relatively small suburb in the Midwest, and though we didn’t have our own backyard corn crop as you might think, my parents strongly believed in the value of hard work. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, my dad would take his trusty chainsaw...

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How to Properly Clean up Blood

How to Properly Clean up Blood

It’s a fact of life that, no matter how careful you’re being, you are going to encounter blood at some point or another. Whether you get a paper cut on the electric bill or you have an accident with the table saw that results in a large pool of blood, you or your...

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Safety for Seniors: Fire Prevention

Safety for Seniors: Fire Prevention

One of my earliest memories involves watching a television show that highlighted real-life rescue missions around the United States. In this particular episode, the dramatization of the event showed firefighters breaking into a house and running upstairs to where the...

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Watch out for These Flooding Dangers

Watch out for These Flooding Dangers

Flooding is one of the deadliest natural disasters because it can happen with so little warning and cover such a large area. Drowning is an obvious danger, but it’s far from the only consequence of flooding. Here’s a look at some of the other risks posed by flooding:...

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What Does Cleaning Up After a Crime Scene Entail?

What Does Cleaning Up After a Crime Scene Entail?

It doesn’t matter what you call it – Crime and Trauma Scene Decontamination (CTS Decon), Crime Scene Clean Up, or Biohazard Remediation – this business comes with a lot of emotions and requires sensitivity and empathy toward all people involved. Most people think of...

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Can you Save Furniture From a Flooded House?

Can you Save Furniture From a Flooded House?

Flood waters can be absolutely devastating to your home, psyche, and finances. Water has a mind of its own, and there’s very little you can do about it once it starts flowing in large amounts. Types of Flooding Two different types of flooding can occur in and around...

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What is flood restoration?

What is flood restoration?

When floods hit, they leave people reeling from the damages and trying to figure out how something this devastating could actually happen. Beyond that, they must deal with the seemingly overwhelming task of flood restoration—a process that many people don’t fully...

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Tips for starting a flood restoration business

Tips for starting a flood restoration business

Starting a new business is always challenging, but especially one as complex as flood restoration. We polled a team of experts to find out some good first steps to take if you want to start your own flood restoration company. Here’s what they had to say. Business...

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How to get fire restoration jobs?

How to get fire restoration jobs?

You wish a disaster upon no one, but they happen. At least you can be there to help when disaster strikes and help your community recover. But with disaster clean up being such a unique industry, how do you get your foot in the door to help your community when they...

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