Fire is probably not the first thing you think of as the result of flooding, especially not months later. Following the major flooding that swept through Mission Valley, Sorrento Valley, and many other areas of San Diego during the wet season in 2016 corroded wiring in an business park set off a trio of small electrical fires within these buildings that caused immense property damage. For this reason we here at Clean Earth want to take a moment to talk about factors that can lead to these fires.
The Christmas tree, a staple of the holiday season for many San Diegans, can also be one of the most dangerous fire hazards in your home, especially in the current winter dry spell that Southern California is experiencing. Every December Christmas trees account for around 230 house fires throughout the US, with homes in dryer climates being especially at risk. We here at Clean Earth Restorations want to give you some good reasons why you shouldn’t drag your feet when disposing of your tree.
It is easy to have the mindset of “That will never happen to me”. While it is hard to imagine being caught in the middle of an emergency, it is always best to take proactive measures to prevent an emergency from happening in the first place. Below we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks on how you can prevent house fires.
Summers in California have been getting drier and hotter each year, and the trend does not seem to be slowing down. We are experiencing fires on a large scale, which tend to spread at an alarmingly fast rate. With the threat of fires on the rise, it is more important than ever to have a plan in place for preparation and evacuation. One of the best ways to prepare yourself and your family for an emergency evacuation is to create a checklist ahead of time of things that need to be done.
As many people know who live in the Golden State, California is prone to disasters, the primary being fire damage. Fires have ravaged the state of California throughout 2018, and 2019 is not looking to have much different conditions. For this article, we are going to update you on the current fire warnings, and let you know what you might expect this coming year in terms of conditions.
Home fires can be a real threat to any home. Whether it’s an apartment, town home, or a self-standing home, fires can occur anywhere. For this reason it is important to be prepared and know ways to prevent a fire from ever occurring in your residence.
Winter has come, and now that Game of Thrones is officially over, we can all get back to our normal lives and not have to worry about how the series will end (whether we like it or not). The year is almost half-way over, meaning summer is on the horizon. And for those of us who live in California, we know how dry things can get. The warm dry season is great for going to the beach, but can present unprecedented dangers. Fires have ravaged through California every year for the past several years, and although we’d like for this year to be different, no one can predict the future. For that reason, it is best to have a plan, and be fire ready in the case of an emergency.
Although the summer heat is on its way out, the air dry and fire season is still upon us. With that in mind it is best to be prepared in the event of a fire. Here at Clean Earth Restorations, we pride ourselves in being local experts on fire damage repair and restoration. But with these tips, hopefully you’ll never need to use our fire reparation services!
While last year we experienced some intense down-pours during the winter months, this year has been relatively tame, with short periods of rain here and there. Periods of dry weather can cause the area to become prone to wildfires. This risk can persist even if it starts raining again. As a home owner, it is important to know the risks associated with dry-spells, and what to do in the event of an emergency.
For those of us that live in the San Diego County, we know that most years it is likely we will have a “late-onset summer”. And by that we mean that the heat waves don’t kick in until September and usually last through the start of November. And typically, with heat comes dry weather, increasing the likelihood of fires. For that reason it is important that you make sure that your home is fire prepared. However, no matter how prepared you are it is important to know that a fire can happen to anyone. In the event of a catastrophe, we are here to help pick up the pieces. Offering San Diego’s best fire and smoke restoration services and advice!