Digging Out After Winter

Digging Out After Winter   Cities across the United States experienced a variety of conditions during the winter of 2014. Whether your winter season was mild or harsh, spring repairs are not something to disregard this year. Homeowners should inspect and monitor their homes, especially during transitions from one season to the next. Clearing Away [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00May 6th, 2015|Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Digging Out After Winter

Disaster Essentials for the Elderly

Disaster Essentials for the Elderly Disasters are extremely difficult times for everyone, but the elderly and disabled have an especially difficult time preparing and coping with disasters. Planning and supplies that may be efficient for some can be cumbersome for the elderly--especially those lacking strong support networks like family and friends to assist in planning [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00December 29th, 2014|Hazard|Comments Off on Disaster Essentials for the Elderly

Preventing Illness After A Disaster

Preventing Illness After A Disaster In terms of safety, planning before a disaster strikes is important. It is also important to consider what will happen in the aftermath. Some natural disasters will leave the community in a state of disarray, struggling to make sense of what has happened. It is during this time when illness [...]

By |2016-06-29T21:10:32+00:00December 19th, 2014|Cleaning, Hazard|Comments Off on Preventing Illness After A Disaster

3 Survival Skills Every Kid Must Know

3 Survival Skills Every Kid Must Know When it comes to disaster preparedness, it seems as though there is a fine line between what you should teach your child, and what is best left to learn later. By the time your child is a preteen, there are a few essential survival skills that they should [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00December 15th, 2014|Hazard|Comments Off on 3 Survival Skills Every Kid Must Know

Power Outage: Essential Supplies to Have on Hand

Power Outage: Essential Supplies to Have on Hand A long term power outage can be caused by anything from a downed transformer to a major natural disaster. Planning and preparing for this type of scenario is important to general emergency preparedness. Power outages affect the ability to heat and cook at home, and necessitate certain [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00November 20th, 2014|Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Power Outage: Essential Supplies to Have on Hand

We Don’t Restore Houses. We Restore Homes.

We Don't Restore Houses. We Restore Homes.   Losing a house to a disaster can take a huge emotional toll on homeowners and their families. Josh Contraguerro, Vice President of Marketing, explains how Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration goes above and beyond to help them recover.   Often, during a presentation or conversation about disaster cleanup [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00November 17th, 2014|Cleaning, Contents, Fire, Hazard, Home Content|Comments Off on We Don’t Restore Houses. We Restore Homes.

Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources

Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources Winter storms can cause widespread power outages which can quickly become more than an inconvenience during freezing temperatures. When power is so important in the winter for heat, having a plan for restoring heat during an outage is critical. Whether you use a fireplace or a [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00November 6th, 2014|Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources

How to Prevent Burst Pipes

Pipe bursts can wreak havoc on your home. The damage to the pipe itself is often relatively easy to repair—but the subsequent flooding can create real problems. Fortunately, homeowners can avoid the problem altogether by taking steps to prevent the pipes in their home from bursting. But in order to prevent pipe bursts, you’ll need [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00October 31st, 2014|Hazard, Home Content, Water|Comments Off on How to Prevent Burst Pipes

Surviving Summer Heat

In some situations, the summer heat can be more than just an uncomfortable bother, it can be deadly. These soaring temperatures and overloaded air conditioners have the potential to knock out the power on a large scale, resulting in less than desirable temperatures across homes. If these temperatures remain at these levels without some relief, [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00July 21st, 2014|Hazard|Comments Off on Surviving Summer Heat

Summer Disaster Preparedness

The heat of summer is upon us. While summer is a time of fun, sports, barbecues, parties and more, it is also a time when an alarming number of accidents can occur. Better protect yourself and your family by preparing for common summer disasters, and knowing how to react in the face of each of [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00July 7th, 2014|Contents, Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Summer Disaster Preparedness