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Hidden Dangers of Soot The Damage You Can Smell

Soot Damage: Fire’s Lingering Danger

Even a minor house fire can be devastating. Beyond the property damage and harmful effects of smoke, fire leaves a more permanent reminder of its destructive power in the form of soot. It is not only an eyesore that comes with a lingering stench, but it is also a health hazard that must be handled […]

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Tips for Preventing Dryer Fires

Six Recommendations to Prevent Dryer Fires

The National Fire Protection Association reports that in the first five years of this decade, clothes dryers and washing machines accounted for 15,970 house fires. These incidents accounted for an estimated $238 million in property damage, 440 injuries, and at least 13 deaths. A staggering 92%, or 14,670, of these fires, involved a dryer. Studies […]

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