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...
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:...
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...
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...
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...