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Daños por Humo: Cómo Proteger su Hogar y Restaurar su Propiedad Después de un Incendio en Salem

July 22, 2024

Daños por Humo: Cómo Proteger su Hogar y Restaurar su Propiedad Después de un Incendio en Salem

Experimentar un incendio en su hogar puede ser devastador. Más allá del daño inmediato causado por las llamas, el daño por humo puede continuar causando estragos, dejando su hogar y pertenencias cubiertos de hollín y con olor a humo. Aquí se explica cómo proteger su hogar y comenzar el proceso de restauración después de un incendio en Salem: Comprender el Daño Los incendios dejan más que estructuras quemadas. Pueden causar daños por humo, acumulación de ...

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When Is Tornado Season?

July 15, 2024

When Is Tornado Season?

Tornados are one of the most devastating weather events Mother Nature throws our way.  A 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri resulted in 161 deaths, over 1,000 injuries, and billions of dollars in damage. Two years later, a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma caused 24 deaths and destroyed hundreds of homes and public buildings, including schools. The impact of tornado damage underscores the importance of emergency preparedness, early warning systems, and restoration and recovery in the ...

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Smoke Damage: How to Protect Your Home and Restore Your Property After a Fire

July 15, 2024

Smoke Damage: How to Protect Your Home and Restore Your Property After a Fire

Experiencing a fire in your home can be devastating. Beyond the immediate damage from flames, smoke damage can continue to wreak havoc, leaving your home and belongings covered in soot and smelling of smoke. Here’s how to protect your home and begin the restoration process after a fire in Salem: Understanding the Damage Fires leave behind more than just burned structures. They can cause smoke damage, debris accumulation, and even flooding from firefighting efforts ...

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Common Causes of Home Fires, Prevention Tips, and Support from DRYmedic in Salem

July 8, 2024

Common Causes of Home Fires, Prevention Tips, and Support from DRYmedic in Salem

Home fires can occur without warning, causing significant damage and posing a serious threat to your safety. Understanding common causes of home fires and taking preventive measures can help reduce the risk. Additionally, knowing the support services available from DRYmedic in Salem can provide peace of mind in case of an emergency. Common Causes of Home Fires 1. Cooking Accidents Unattended Cooking: Leaving cooking food unattended is the leading cause of home fires. Grease Fires ...

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Celebrate Safely: Salem's Best Firework Shows and Firework Safety Tips

July 3, 2024

Celebrate Safely: Salem's Best Firework Shows and Firework Safety Tips

As July approaches, Salem residents are eagerly gearing up for Independence Day celebrations. Fireworks have long been a cherished part of these festivities, offering dazzling displays of light and color. While Salem currently allows personal fireworks within certain regulations, it's crucial to prioritize safety to prevent accidents and fires. For current guidelines, refer to the City of Salem's County Fire Agency. Firework Safety for Home Shows Even with permitted personal fireworks, safety should ...

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Understanding the Hidden Dangers of Soot After a House Fire

July 1, 2024

Understanding the Hidden Dangers of Soot After a House Fire

House fires are devastating events that leave behind more than just charred remains and lost memories. Soot is among the many hazards that linger long after the flames have been extinguished. This fine, black powdery substance can infiltrate every corner of your home, posing significant health risks and complicating the recovery process. Let’s talk about what soot is, what it looks and smells like, why it’s dangerous, and how a professional restoration company ...

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White Mold vs. Black Mold, Health Risks, and Remediation

June 15, 2024

White Mold vs. Black Mold, Health Risks, and Remediation

It doesn’t take much for mold to thrive – all it needs is moisture, and it can spread quickly.  Yet not all mold is created equal. Let’s dive into the different types of mold, including the differences between white mold and black mold, and the health risks you should be aware of when it comes to black mold.   Understanding Mold Types Molds are a diverse group of fungi that can be found in various ...

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When is Hurricane Season?

June 1, 2024

When is Hurricane Season?

Navigating Hurricane Season Hurricanes are one of nature’s most devastating events, bringing high winds and storm surge that can cause loss of life and severe property damage.   We’re delving into when peak hurricane season starts, how hurricanes form, and what you can expect if a hurricane strikes your property – and who you can turn to for help.  When is Hurricane Season? Peak hurricane season typically varies depending on the region. In the Atlantic ...

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Listo para el Verano: Consejos Esenciales de Mantenimiento Estacional para tu Hogar en Salem

May 20, 2024

Listo para el Verano: Consejos Esenciales de Mantenimiento Estacional para tu Hogar en Salem

Con la llegada de la primavera a Salem, es el momento perfecto para preparar tu hogar para la temporada de renovación. Para asegurarte de que tu hogar esté listo para disfrutar de la belleza de la primavera y el clima más cálido que se avecina, aquí tienes algunas tareas esenciales de mantenimiento estacional para priorizar: Limpieza de Canalones Las lluvias de primavera traen flores en flor, pero también pueden provocar canalones obstruidos. Limpia cualquier residuo ...

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Spring Ready: Essential Seasonal Maintenance Tips for Your Salem Home Day

May 16, 2024

Spring Ready: Essential Seasonal Maintenance Tips for Your Salem Home Day

As spring breathes new life into Salem, it's the perfect time to prepare your home for the season of renewal. To ensure your home is ready to embrace the beauty of spring and the warmer weather ahead, here are some essential seasonal maintenance tasks to prioritize: Cleaning Gutters Spring showers bring blooming flowers, but they can also lead to clogged gutters. Clear out any debris, leaves, and dirt that may have accumulated over the ...

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