Most fires occur unexpectedly, matter of fact the highest cause of fires in United States occur when from irresponsible cooking. For example people leave the stove on and start talking on the phone and go outside and then turn around and their house is on fire. That is exactly what happened to this East Bay Area family’s condo. An estimated 100,000 homes burn down in this exact way annually. It is truly unfortunate when this occurs, we understand the trauma that you are going through, and we truly want to help you restore your home as fast as possible. Our fully trained professionals will mitigate as much further damage as possible and will help you get through this ordeal with as much ease as we can. Give us a call for a free consultation or fill out this form for an accurate Xactimate estimate.
Believe it or not the most common reason for house fires is cooking and cooking equipment, about 100,000 house fires annually. According wikihow, the best way to avoid this problem is by standing in the kitchen while cooking, and when you leave the kitchen for whatever reason, whether it is to answer a phone call or to go to the bathroom, you need to turn off the stove. It almost sounds ridiculous, but it won’t after your house burns down while you are sitting on the crapper. The second most common reason for house fires is heating equipment, around 75,000 yearly. To avoid this problem look for improperly grounded receptacles. Most appliances need to have a “three pronged” (grounded) receptacle, but people will sometimes use an adapter to bypass this safety feature, or even break a ground prong off an appliance cord. The best thing to do is to hire a professional, but there are plenty of guides online like wikihow that can help you do it yourself. The third most common reason for house fires is arson. Unfortunately, this is the least preventable, although its not nearly as common as cooking fires, 55,000 fires annually. You can instal a sprinkler system to go off when triggered by a smoke detector, this way fires can be extinguished whether you are at home or not.
Be aware of your living environment, the more you are aware the less likely an accident may happen. As human beings we are the most adaptable creatures in the food chain. Use the gifts that god gave us and you will see yourself rewarded.
It is a swell Monday afternoon, the stock market is looking good and the weather is phenomenal. Believe it or not no traffic on the way to Burlingame today, it was a pleasant surprise. Although humidity levels are down today and the risk of wild fires are up. If you see a fire don’t be ignorant, take care of your community and report it asap. If you were the unfortunate person who suffers from such an ordeal, there are ways to restore your home without reconstructing it completely. SF Mold Remediation has been restoring homes from fire damage for over fourteen years with over forty years of experience in home restoration services. Our fully trained professionals truly understand what you are going through and will help you save your house both from fire damage and the odors that will remind you of what happened. We will make your home look and smell like it did before this incident. Give us a call for a free, quote you will be glad you did.
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