Fire Safety Tips for North Carolina Residents

Fire is a very life-threatening element that can burn your house down in minutes and spreads quite fast. In case of a fire outbreak, call 911 immediately to bring the situation back to a normal state. Then, call Builder Services of NC at 919-750-0803 for complete fire damage restoration service to bring your property back to its pre-loss condition.

We understand, that facing a fire disaster is a big deal and it is quite difficult to move on. We, Builder Services of NC, will stay with you along the way, helping you in every possible way we can.

Escape Plan & Fire Drills

In an event of a fire emergency, you will have as little as 2 minutes to escape from the burning structure once the fire alarm sounds. Predetermined escape plans and routes save lives that you and your family can use to get to safety. Talk to family members about the importance of having an escape plan sorted out in case of an emergency and carry out fire drills at least a couple times a year.

  • Practice various scenarios of getting out of the house using different routes.
  • Do not keep furniture in places that might block passage through a window or a door.
  • Teach family members that its important to save their own lives first rather than trying to save cell phones or pets.
  • Call 911 as soon as possible.

Fire Alarms

Fire alarms are proven to prevent fire-related death in many situations. Check your fire alarm once a month to ensure that the batteries are working and check the fire alarm system itself to see if it is armed. Your fire alarm could mean the difference between escaping a painful death and getting burnt down with the building.

Household Fire Prevention Tips

  • Electrical Malfunction - Electrical fires can cause severe damage to your property. Faulty or old wiring; incorrectly installed wires; overloaded circuits; overuse extension cords or defective appliance cords all cause electrical fires. Damaged wires should be replaced and circuits and extension cords must not be overloaded.

  • Kitchen Cooking Mishaps - According to research, nearly 40% of home fires are caused due to cooking accidents. All utensils should be handled carefully and stoves need to be checked for leaks. Additionally, never keep the gas unattended.

  • Open Flames - Open flame disasters happen due to unattended fires like candles. Inspect the area around the flame and keep flammable objects away from contact. If you have a fireplace, install a metal mesh to stop the sparks flying around.

  • Cigarettes - Cigarette smoking is a major cause of fire incidents. A cigarette butt that has not been extinguished properly can burn through an item of clothing or paper for hours and introduce a large flame. Make sure cigarette butts are properly smoldered to prevent such accidents from rising.

If you face a fire disaster call Builder Services of NC for professional fire damage restoration, including smoke odor & soot removal services

Contact Builder Services of NC to Recover from Fire Disasters

Builder Services of NC has been providing excellent fire damage restoration services like smoke & soot restoration and smoke odor removal to the residents of North Carolina for more than a decade. We are a certified restoration company, approved by the IICRC and RIA. We serve 24/7 in Clayton, Garner, Raleigh, Cary, and more cities in North Carolina. If you need fire damage restoration, give us a call at 919-750-0803 or contact us online.