Disaster Restoration Firm Continues to Expand, Invest

2018 was a busy year across the United States for the disaster restoration industry. Locally, Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration saw a heightened volume of calls year-round for natural disasters and other typical day to day emergencies. “This year felt like it was one natural event after another within our service areas”, said Josh Contraguerro VP [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:04:56+00:00January 3rd, 2019|In the News, Storm, Water|0 Comments

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

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

Tips for Dealing with Winter Weather

Tips for Dealing with Winter Weather   The winter of 2014 is quickly approaching. Each winter seems to continue to freeze every record, causing skiers to rejoice, and homeowners to worry. Keeping your home safe during the winter is important. It can be difficult when your dog is ripping off the cover keeping the hookup [...]

By |2016-07-27T17:07:03+00:00November 13th, 2014|Storm, Water|Comments Off on Tips for Dealing with Winter Weather

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

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

What If the Storm Hits and You’re Not Prepared?

With every emergency situation that can present itself, it is better to be prepared for the worst. While we all may have the best intentions of preparing for disaster, sometimes things happen before we can be completely prepared. Don’t let this happen to your home and family, take any necessary preparations beforehand. If you do [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:04+00:00May 5th, 2014|Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on What If the Storm Hits and You’re Not Prepared?

How Not to Thaw Frozen Pipes: A Cautionary Tale

A recent story in the local Pittsburgh news recounts a man burning his house down after attempting to thaw frozen pipes in the basement with a heater and hair dryer. The man allegedly fell asleep after rigging this system and awoke to popping sounds, eventually leading to a fire. The recent arctic weather across the [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:04+00:00January 9th, 2014|Hazard, Home Content, Storm, Water|Comments Off on How Not to Thaw Frozen Pipes: A Cautionary Tale

Winter Storms Ravage the U.S

If you haven’t heard: winter has arrived in the U.S. From a pleasant fall to an onslaught of freezing temperatures and snow storms after the Thanksgiving holiday, winter has undoubtedly made its mark early. The eastern part of the U.S has been especially affected over the past week by severe winter storms. Rain, snow, and [...]

By |2019-03-20T15:05:04+00:00December 10th, 2013|In the News, Storm|Comments Off on Winter Storms Ravage the U.S

Top 3 Ways to Prepare for Freezing Weather

In anticipation of the cold weather that comes with the transition from fall to winter, it is worth thinking about preparing for freezing temperatures. Extreme cold is very hard on everything--from your outdoor furniture to your pipes to your body and mind. Everything is affected when the thermostat drops significantly. Proper preparation for freezing temperatures [...]

By |2016-07-27T17:10:59+00:00October 30th, 2013|Home Content, Storm, Uncategorized, Water|Comments Off on Top 3 Ways to Prepare for Freezing Weather