Top 10 Fire Safety Guidelines for Candles

If your planning on using candles to mark special events or create a soothing atmosphere in your home, please remember that open flames are a potential fire hazard. According to the National Fire Protection Association, about 10000 residential fires are caused each year by careless use of candles. Here are the top 10 safety tips…

First Choice Restoration - Hurricane Damage

Minimizing Hurricane Damage

While we may not live in a direct hurricane path, we still get remnants of hurricane rain and wind. Thus, it is important to know how to minimize the damage to your home. Preparing your Property There are at least 5 things that a homeowner can do to minimize the damage to their homes. Installing storm shutters…

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HVAC Mold Prevention

Mold grows in environments that are moisture laden and that have temperatures between 32 and 120.  This means that HVAC systems are a place where mold can grow. Below are some tips to prevent mold growth in your HVAC system: Drain Pan Maintenance: Drain pans should be slopped and should be cleaned regularly. This prevents standing water…