After a Fire: is it Dangerous to Remain in Your Home?
Home fires are hazardous even after the flames are extinguished. Safety worries remain– smoke may contain tar, carbons, and carbon monoxide. We at Stover’s want you to know that properly removing particles from smoke damage is just as important as repairing fire damage. Lingering soot and smoke can actually damage your health. This is why […]
Fire Damage Cleanup In Six Steps
Residential and commercial fires cause physical, financial, and emotional challenges to you and your family. The effects are often difficult for those on the outside to understand. To help heal the process, restoration specialists know how to address your needs quickly and efficiently. When a fire disaster occurs, ensure the safety of your family or […]
Winter House Fires
The coldest time of the year is actually the most dangerous for house fires. According to a study by the United States Fire Administration, even though the total number of fires decreases during the winter months, the number of “structural fires” rises. There are a number of different reasons for this. The most common causes […]
Preventing Winter Fires In 5 Easy Steps
According to the NFPA, U.S. fire departments respond to an estimated 358,500 house fires every year. 3/4 of all structure fires are home fires. Most of which are preventable if the homeowners took the necessary precautions to avoid a fire to break out in their homes. Because of the alarming number of house fires that […]
Does Your Home Still Have Residual Smoke Odors?
In the midst of disaster, fire damage can be devastating for any person’s home and belongings. Along with actual disintegration of items and framework of the home, people can be affected by the remnants of smoke odors, and steps have to be taken to remove them before space can be considered habitable again. However, smoke […]
Erasing the Fire
While a house or business fire will likely never be erased from your mind, having a good restoration company in Wichita on your side – like Stover’s – to handle the cleanup and recovery process can fully eliminate any of the physical signs the fire may have left behind. That includes what you see, and […]
Fire Damage Safety Tips
With the colder weather, more and more people are spending time indoors with the heater or furnace on trying to get warm. It’s no surprise that house fires are more common this time of year. Here below are a few tips to help reduce having a fire damage in your Wichita home. Electrical Fires Fire […]
Is Your Home a Prime Target for Fire Damage?
Thousands of accidental fires are causes each year in the United States, claiming many homes and businesses. Just a couple years ago, the United States Fire Administration reported over 1,240,000 fires, 3240 deaths, and 11.5 billion dollars of damage at the hands of fire damage alone. Does your home have the same problems many of […]