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What to Do When a Pipe Bursts

Sep 28, 2017

A burst pipe is a true nightmare for many homeowners, but it is one that you will likely have to face at some point in your life. The most important thing you can do in the immediate aftermath of a burst pipe is to stay calm—don’t let your emotion get the best of you, as you’ll need to take a number...

How to Safely Use an Electric Blanket

Sep 26, 2017

Few things are cozier than curling up under an electric blanket, but did you know that this wonderful comfort item can also turn into a fire hazard? Modern electric blankets are very safe when used correctly, but there are still a few dos and don’ts that you should follow to avoid becoming one of the 500...

5 Serious Signs You Might Need an Electrical Wiring Upgrade

Sep 22, 2017

Unless you’re an experienced electrician, you might not be sure when it’s time to upgrade wiring or call in a pro for needed repairs. Keeping wiring up-to-date can prevent potentially hazardous disasters such as a fire that can put people at risk, or even wipe out your entire structure. Here are five...

5 Tips for Preventing Mold Growth in Closets

Sep 19, 2017

While closets may not seem like typical places for mold development, you might be surprised at how commonly it plagues home and business owners, particularly here in warmer and humid climates like Atlanta, GA. Here are five tips to help prevent mold spores from taking over your closets. Prevent Closet Mold Growth...

How to Prevent Water Damage to your Home’s Exterior

Sep 14, 2017

Atlanta water disaster repair services can be invaluable in times of heavy rains and floods. These natural forces, however, aren’t the only source of potential water damage to a home’s exterior. Here are some ways you can prevent water damage to your home’s exterior. Your Roof Check your roof...

Disaster Preparedness for Those with Disabilities

Sep 12, 2017

Being prepared for an emergency is important for everyone, but especially for people with disabilities and the families who care for them.  Follow these guidelines to create a preparedness plan that keeps everyone in the family safe. How to Prepare for Natural Disasters for Those with Disabilities Build a...

3 Common Questions About Flooding

Aug 25, 2017

The spontaneous nature of floods catches most people by surprise. As such, they struggle with taking the right measures to mitigate the hazard. For this reason, we encourage people to ask as many questions regarding flooding as possible. When poorly handled, floods can cause extensive structural damage and...

9 Tips for Safe Grilling this Season

Aug 21, 2017

Summer’s in full swing and grilling is a fine way to cook flavorful cookout favorites. Here are nine tips for safe grilling this season to keep you safe, compliments of Parker Young Construction, providers of trustworthy disaster repair services in Atlanta. Tips for Safe Grilling this Summer Keep kids...

Tips For Preventing Fires In Summer

Aug 18, 2017

When people think of summer fires in Macon, Georgia they most often think of the Smokey Bear slogan, “Only you can prevent forest fires.” However, this sentiment should also be applied to daily situations where fires can wreak havoc on properties and neighborhoods. In fact, according to the NFIRS,...