Now that fall is here, it’s important to do your part to prevent fires in your home. Some people don’t associate fires with fall. They figure most fires start because somebody was careless with the barbeque. But fires can start at any time of the year, in any place and to anybody. What can you do to prevent the need for fire damage restoration in your West Chester, PA, home? Do you need to keep anything in mind in order to be successful? Is this really something you need to think about? You don’t need to panic, but looking at the information below will be helpful.
Change Smoke Detector Batteries
You probably don’t think about your smoke detectors very much. After all, they rarely go off. Do they really make a difference? Do you really have to check on them? A functional smoke detector can save your life and help prevent disastrous situations that lead to the need for serious fire damage remediation that could cost a lot of money. To make sure they go off when it counts so you can keep your family safe, change the batteries, even if you don’t think you need to, and test them often.
Remove Leaves from Around Your Home and in The Yard
You might not feel like doing this, but it’s a very important chore. If you leave too many dry leaves around your yard and next to your house and a fire were to start, the leaves could act as an accelerant. You don’t want this to happen, and you certainly don’t want the fire to spread! Rake leaves often. If you can’t do it yourself, there are plenty of services out there that can assist you with lawn care chores to help avoid the need for potential fire damage restoration.
Contact ServiceMaster Professional Cleaning and Restoration of West Chester, PA, for reliable fire damage restoration assistance. Visit our site here or call us at (610) 524-8003.