Fire Safety Preparation – How to Create an Escape Plan for Your Home

Even the most cautious household may still experience a house fire. During a fire, time is not on your side. Fire can spread throughout the home within 30 seconds giving family members very little time to find their way to safety before your home is filled with dangerous flames and smoke. (more…)

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How to create a fire escape plan specific to your apartment building

Owning a property is stressful enough without thinking about the building being hit by a natural disaster. As a landlord or property manager, there is a long list of things that you have to handle on a daily basis. The safety and security of your tenants is the top priority.  (more…)

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Recovering from a House Fire – How Should You Clean the Smoke Out of Fabrics and Clothing?

Experiencing a fire is frightening and can cause a major burden to your family. Once you know that your family is safe and sound, and that your home is ready to return to, there are other issues that you have to deal with. If you’ve never experienced a fire or been exposed to anyone that has, these fire restoration steps may be surprising to you (more…)

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Commercial Building for Coming Cold Weather

Every season has its own need for special maintenance, and that’s especially true when the temperatures start to plummet. Cold weather can wreak havoc on your commercial property, which makes it all the more important to take preventative measures to protect your tenants and your business investment. (more…)

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Prevent Indoor Fires This Fall

Fire safety is always important no matter what time of year it is. However, if there is ever a season to brush up on fire safety tips, it’s fall. As daylight hours decrease and temperatures do the same, autumn means life moves inside, which can increase indoor fire risks. (more…)

The top cause of indoor fires is cooking | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Keep Your Home Safe on Your End-of-Summer Vacation

Students preparing to go back to school in less than 2 weeks means there’s one last chance to sneak in a summer vacation. Whether you’re celebrating the end of August or starting off September with a no-labor Labor Day break, making the most of your vacation means keeping your home safe. Because there’s no better way to ruin the stress-free vibe of your time away then to come home to a stress-filled house that’s ruined from damage. (more…)

keep your home safe from theft by locking the doors and windows when on vacation | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Prevent Fire from Damaging Your Commercial Property

Despite all the building codes put into place to protect your commercial building, fires still happen. And when they do, they can put your tenants at serious risk, and cost you a lot of money. In 2015 alone, there were an estimated 113,500 fires in non-residential structure fires, according to research conducted by the National Fire Protection Association. Those fires resulted in 1,425 injuries, 80 fatalities, and $3.1 billion in damages. (more…)

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Protect Your Home from Disaster before Leaving for Vacation

Warmer temps, kids out of school, and longer days make it easy to understand why summer is peak season for travel plans. Easy days lounging lakeside, sipping cocktails on the beach, touring new territories, or camping beneath a star-filled sky offer plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind from the usual busy schedule. When it comes time to return to “real life” after days away soaking up the sun and making new memories, the last thing you want to do is come home to chaos. (more…)

avoid a home disaster when on vacation by having exterior lights on a timer to prevent theft | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Keep Your Home and Possession Safe While on Summer Vacation

Planning to get away this summer? Whether the warmer weather means camping over a long weekend, taking a week to hang at the beach, or spending a long stay at a location much farther away, when you come home you want the place to be as you left it. Vacations are a time to rest, relax, and have some fun. The last thing you want is to lose all that quality down time walking through the door to find a catastrophe has hit your home.   (more…)

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Don’t Let These 3 Fire Risks Ruin Your Summer

Just because summer temps heat up doesn’t mean you can extinguish your efforts toward fire safety this season. You may no longer be using the fireplace to warm up your property or cooking large family meals in the kitchen for the holidays. Still there are plenty of times when fire is used during months of June, July, August, and September that can lead to injuries, loss of property, and even death. Learn about the three common summer fire risks and the safety precautions you need to take to prevent your season from getting singed.  (more…)

Fire risks summer safety tips: Keep all fire pits and heaters 10 feet away from the home or deck to avoid fire | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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