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Preventing and Recovering from Home Electrical Fires: SERVPRO of Brunswick Can Help

1/28/2024 (Permalink)

fire damage picture with fire icon on screen Preventing home electrical fires requires awareness of common causes and taking proactive measures.

Home electrical fires can be devastating, causing significant damage to property and threatening life. Understanding the common causes of electrical fires is crucial for prevention and preparedness. In this blog, we will explore the causes of home electrical fires and how SERVPRO of Brunswick can assist you in the aftermath of a fire.

Common Causes of Electrical Fires
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), electrical failures or malfunctions are a leading cause of home electrical fires. These fires can originate from wiring, electrical distribution systems, lighting equipment, and any electrical appliances such as cooking and heating equipment, office and entertainment devices, washers, and dryers. By understanding these common causes, we can proactively prevent electrical fires.

Cold Weather and Time of Occurrence
NFPA research reveals that nearly 39% of electrical fires occur during the cold weather from November to February. These fires are more likely to happen between midnight and 4 am. Awareness of these statistics can help us remain vigilant and take extra precautions during these periods.

Professional Fire Cleanup and Restoration
When faced with a fire in your home or business, seeking professional help for cleanup and restoration is crucial. SERVPRO of Brunswick is ready to respond promptly and efficiently to assist you in cleaning up after a fire. Our experienced team has the necessary equipment, expertise, and experience to restore your property from fire and smoke damage. We prioritize treating your family with empathy and respect while caring for your property.

IICRC Certified Firm
SERVPRO of Brunswick is an IICRC-certified firm. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) sets the industry standards for restoration and provides training and certification to restoration companies. Being an IICRC-certified firm ensures that we adhere to the highest standards of quality and professionalism in our restoration services.

Fast Response and Local Advantage
As a locally owned and operated company here in Glynn County, SERVPRO of Brunswick can respond quickly to your fire damage needs. Our proximity allows us to arrive promptly with the right resources, minimize the damage, prevent further harm, and reduce the overall restoration cost. A fast response is crucial in mitigating the effects of a fire and restoring your property efficiently.

Contact SERVPRO of Brunswick today at (912) 264-6094 for any fire damage or restoration inquiries.

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