The New Year is upon us and with it could come home disasters. Disaster Cleanup Services wants you to start the New Year off right, without any disasters. Below we will discuss a few things you can do to prevent home disasters this year!
• Fire Alarms
Checking your fire alarms should be at the top of your list. Testing your alarm and changing batteries should be done on a regular basis, as it is a simple task that could make the most significant impact on your life. A fire alarm is one item that could save your life in the event of a fire.
• Attic and Basement Checks
Attics and basements are often overlooked. This can cause major problems. Flooding can occur in your attic and basement, and you won’t know for months on end. It is essential to start this year off right and check for any damages.
• Outdoor Property Checks
Checking around your property is always important. You should check your roof, gutters, windows, and sewage areas. By checking you could prevent water or sewage damages down the line. If your roof is covered in snow or ice, it is crucial to ensure ice dams have not occurred. They can cause water and structural damaage.
• Be Aware of the Weather
Always be aware of the weather. If the weather is going to be colder than average, you should take extra precautions to prevent frozen pipes or ice dams. It would help if you also watched for flooding and other natural disasters in the area, as they could affect your property. Always be prepared!
Above are a few ways to prevent home disasters. However, if you do experience a disaster, it is important to call a reputable disaster cleanup company such as Disaster Cleanup Services. They will be able to handle the disaster and provide restoration to your property.