Fire Prevention Tips For The Holidays
Fire Prevention Tips for the upcoming Holidays.
With the holidays right around the corner, it will be beneficial for homeowners to be better informed about these tips.
This awareness can provide risk prevention measures, so that you can enjoy the holidays worry free.
Statistics show that U.S Fire Departments respond to an estimated average of 790 home structure fires per year.
How to not be a part of that statistic?
- When choosing holiday decorations, choose ones that are flame resistant. ? When lighting candles, keep them away from any decorations that might be flammable.
- Test your smoke alarms regularly and inform any guests about your fire escape plan.
- Always make sure you turn off tree lights and lit decorations before leaving your home or going to bed.
- Keep any flammable items at least 3 ft away from the fireplace, and use a fire screen.
- When trying to heat your home make sure to not use a cooking range or oven.
- Always have a fire extinguisher handy.
Please feel free to share these tips with your loved ones, neighbors, and friends. Should a situation arise there’s a few things you should remember; exit to safety, call emergency services, then lastly SERVPRO to help assess the damages.
Commercial Restoration & Reconstruction Services in Redondo Beach & Manhattan Beach Areas
Restoration and Reconstruction Experts.
SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach has been providing superior restoration/reconstruction services for countless property/business owners in the South Bay and LA areas. We've even earned the trust of most major insurance carriers. We are preferred vendors for your top insurance providers like, State Farm, AAA, Farmers, Travelers, Allstate, and the list goes on.
We always encourage our customers to hire a well known restoration company like SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach to help them get their property back to preloss condition. You need a franchise with a good track record of results to help you in whatever disaster you may be dealing with.
How to Get Started With Your Restoration/Reconstruction Needs...
We stay READY here at SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach. We will always be here for you when you need us most. Available 24/7/365 for all your emergency service needs. You can always give us a call if you simply have a question for us, or need a rapid response for a disaster that occurred at your property. We can be reached at (310) 939-9293
The Best Fire Damage Restoration Services in Redondo Beach
Fire Damage Experts
We get called upon to help with all types of disasters here at SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach. Our reputation has earned us the trust of countless homeowners across the South Bay-- including Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo.
Accidents happen, unexpected fires to a property can be distressing and can cause major inconvenience to an individuals life.
Our wonderful team here at SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach work around the clock to help individuals who are experiencing fire damage to their homes and work spaces. We help with a rapid response to get your properties back to preloss conditions so you can go back some normalcy in your life.
Who Do I Call to Help With My Fire/Smoke Damage???
We can be reached 24/7/365 for any questions, or to schedule an assessment at the number listed below.
Water Heater Malfunction Causes Water Damage
Emergency Water Extraction Services in Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach.
On a Friday afternoon in mid July, SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach was called for emergency services in the city of Redondo Beach, to help assess with water extraction services.
A new water heater had just been installed and had some issues a few days later. The homeowner had came home from a doctors appointment to find standing water inside his property. SERVPRO of Redondo/Manhattan Beach immediately arrived on-site to help this homeowner from further damages to his property. The homeowners hardwood floors, baseboards, drywall, wood framing, tile floors, and cabinets were all affected and needed immediate assistance. We attempted to do in place drying, the materials were so saturated with water, minor progress was made with in the first 48 hours. Demolition was needed in order to properly dry out the structure, that's when we advised the homeowner to open up a claim with his insurance.
How Can SERVPRO Help With Your Insurance?
SERVPRO is a preferred vendor for most major insurance carriers. We document and process everything to your insurance to get approvals to move forward wit your claim, which means, bringing your home back to preloss condition. Our track record of results has earned us the trust with the insurance industry and countless homeowners.
Do You Need Assistance With Water Damage???
If you recently had some water damage and hesitant to reach out for help, or unsure what to do, give us a call at (310) 939-9293.
The longer you wait, the more likely you are to struggle from secondary damages like mold accumulation, or dry rot.
If left untreated, water damage in your home may have a number of costly outcomes. Locating the cause of loss is an important step in containing that area & ensuring the severity of the problem doesn't increase. Shutting off that water source after discovery will help to lessen the damage being caused. Mold, structural damage, & increased repair costs are some of the problems that may arise if water damage is ignored & left untreated.
What are some signs you could look out for in case of suspected water damage?
- Water spots/Stains in certain areas
- Water bill increasing drastically
- Foul odors present in affected areas
- Bubbling paint/Cracked paint
- Moist carpet/Pools of water on floor
All of the listed items are early signs you can detect to help prevent severe water damage to your home or place of business. Knowing the location of the main water shut off valve is incredibly important in the event of water damage on the property. Stay informed, alert, & prepared for the unforeseen events that may arise.
What Can I Do To Prepare For A Storm?
SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach services many types of disasters, these may vary from thunder, rain, or wind storms. The level of damages that these may cause may range from very minimal to severe cases. Nonetheless, we are here to help. California sees its share of rain storms each year, that leads to many homes taking in water damage causing floods throughout the state. There are many ways to prepare for a rain, wind, or thunder storm. The following are some helpful suggestions that could very well help you prevent or prepare for the unexpected arrival of a storm.
Helpful Storm Preparation:
- Inspecting roof & gutter conditions
- Regular upkeep of trees, bushes, & plants
- Inspecting window seals & trim
- Home insurance coverage is as desired
For further assistance with any questions, comments, or concerns you may have, we can be reached at (310)939-9293 or visit us on our website at SERVPROredondobeachmanhattanbeach.com. We look forward to speaking with you!
Understanding Fire Risks
There are estimated to be around 350,000 house fires on a yearly basis. The most common cause for house fires are unattended or unsupervised cooking in the kitchen area. Tragically, the percentage of casualties due to house fires reaches an estimated 70% altogether. SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach operates locally which gives us the opportunity to be the quickest to any size disaster. From start to finish our helpful office staff and knowledgeable field crew can help ease the tremendous hardship that results from such accidents. The clean up & restoration portion of it would be a thing of the past with us at your side, helping you return your home to pre loss condition "Like it never even happened."
Wondering what helpful tips you can use to prevent a fire?
Lets go over a few suggestions:
- Monitoring stove/oven when in use
- Inspecting outlets when not in use
- Storing flammable materials in a safe & dry location
- Keeping fire starters such as matches or lighters away from children
- Grooming outdoor trees, bushes, or plants to keep out of power line obstruction
For any further information regarding our services or questions you may have, we encourage everyone to reach out to us at (310)939-9293 or visit us on our website at SERVPROredondobeachmanhattanbeach.com.
Tackling Disasters On Site
Here at SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach we value each & every customer, which means we understand the seriousness of every unforeseen disaster. Being locally owned & operated helps us be the quickest to any size disaster at any given time. Home, Business, & Commercial services are provided & are at your disposal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Some of the services we provide are as follows: Water & fire damage cleaning & restoration, Mold remediation, General cleaning, Commercial services for small & large buildings, industrial complexes, & government facilities, etc.
Having such services means having a trained & experienced Team of technicians who know how to go about every situation. Our highly trained technicians are put through various course training programs along with hands on training so they may gain the real world experience needed to meet or exceed company standards. For future reference, in the event that you may ever be in need of an emergency disaster service we encourage you to reach out to us at (310)939-9293 or visit us on our website for a deeper dive into our services at SERVPROredondobeachmanhattanbeach.com.
Preparing For High Winds
The South Bay Beach Cities has been dealing with random high winds lately. It's always a great idea to be prepared for unexpected high winds that can cause serious damages to your property or personal belongings.
We have large palm trees surrounding us here in the Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Manhattan Beach area's. Imagine standing outside of your house on a windy day and a 30 foot palm tree releases some palm tree fronds from 30 feet high directly on top of you, your car or the roof of your home... The outcome wouldn't be pretty.
It's always best to think about these situations and have some maintenance done before the unexpected arises.
Tips to Prepare For High Winds
- Bring in unsecure objects from outside and secure objects that can blow away and cause damages or injuries.
- Remove any dead trees or overhanging branches around your house or vehicles.
- Shutter windows securely and brace outside doors.
Business Interruption Prevention
Has your office, restaurant, or facility come across an unexpected emergency? SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach is here to help you take back control of your everyday norm. Regardless if fire, water, mold, or even COVID-19 is the root of the problem, our trusted & certified technicians are the quickest to any size disaster no matter how big or small it may be. Our services also include residential & commercial cleaning that may remove odors, sewage spills, or biohazard materials. We tackle these problems head on so you don't have to. SERVPRO of Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach is locally owned & operated. For any comments, questions, or concerns about one of our services or an emergency you may have, reach us at (310)939-9293 or visit us on our website at SERVPROredondobeachmanhattanbeach.com.