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Interesting Fire Facts

12/12/2022 (Permalink)

Flooded basement. Fire, water, or mold damage? Reach us 24/7 on (763) 400 - 3124!

Fire Damage Can Occur in 30 Seconds

Combustion or burning, in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and typically give out bright light, heat, and smoke is known as a fire. Fires can occur in homes and outdoors, due to many causes.

Some interesting facts:

  1. There is a house fire every ten seconds in the U.S.
  2. Home fires can spread in as little as thirty seconds
  3. Cooking is the leading cause of house fires
  4. More than 15,000 fires a year are started by clothes dryers
  5. 21% of fires are caused by arson

It is very important that if there is ever a fire GET OUT, STAY OUT, and CALL FOR HELP! 

Fires can cause severe damage; it is important to practice safe steps when preparing for a potential fire.

If you ever are presented with fire damage, call SERVPRO of Blaine South and Hugo at (763) 400 - 3124. Our crew will be there in a timely manner to help!

Fire, water, or mold damage? Reach us 24/7 on (763) 400 - 3124!

Colder Temperatures Ahead

12/12/2022 (Permalink)

Snowman and says colder temperatures ahead. We are available 24/7, and always here to help! Call us at (763) 400 - 3124!

Call SERVPRO of Blaine South and Hugo at (763) 400 - 3124!

These colder temperatures are known for bringing frostbite, higher heating bills, and burst pipes. That is why with the colder season approaching, residential and commercial owners need to get prepared. 

Some Ways to Prepare - 

- Prepare your pipes by insulating and sealing cracks and openings around pipes that are exposed. 

- Set thermostats to keep interior temperatures above 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

- Ensure that windows are sealed properly inside and outside.

- Inspect the roof for loose or damaged shingles.

 - Close off main water and drain water piping in unheated spaces.

All of these are tips and tricks to help prevent some of the disasters that come with the colder temperatures. However, these tips and tricks cannot guarantee that it will prevent damage from occurring.

If you are to experience any water damage from the colder temperatures, call SERVPRO of Blaine South and Hugo at (763) 400 - 3124! We will respond in a fast manner to begin the process.

We are available 24/7, and always here to help! Call us at (763) 400 - 3124!