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Memorial Day Safety Tips - & Tips & Info.

In the US, we like to think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer. It’s a big travel weekend as we head for a beach, lake, or mountain – really anywhere we can spend the weekend in the sun. As you plan your holiday activities, always remember to keep safety top of mind…. Read more »

How to Protect Your Home Against Flooding - & Tips & Info.

Flood Damage Preparedness & Avoidance There are very few places in the country that are immune to the dangers of flooding which means a disaster can strike anywhere. Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States. Floods caused $2.7 billion in damages between 2001 and 2010, according to the National Flood Insurance Program. Protect… Read more »

National Prepareathon: Tornado Preparedness Week - & Tips & Info.

Saturday, April 30th is America’s Prepareathon Day – A National Day of Action. This week, April 17-23, the focus is tornado preparedness. Tornadoes can cause thousands if not millions of dollars of damage to homes, businesses or infrastructure…even causing National States of Emergency. We at Disaster One want to get the message out about tornadoes… Read more »

National PrepareAthon! Day is April 30 - & Tips & Info.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has designated April 30 as National PrepareAthon! Day. On that Saturday FEMA encourages individuals and communities across the U.S. to take action to prepare for emergencies. Part of America’s PrepareAthon!, it’s a national day of action held twice a year to help increase understanding of what disasters could happen… Read more »

How To Prevent Water Damage In Your Home - & Tips & Info.

There are many different opportunities for water damage in your home. Not just natural disasters can cause catastrophic flooding…home appliances can too. The following are popular appliances and places that can cause water damage in your home. Refrigerator Water Damage If you believe the leak is coming from the back of the refrigerator, it may… Read more »

Water Damage Emergency Tips - & Tips & Info.

Have A Water Damage Emergency? Call (800) 277-4787 What You Can Do Before Help Arrives After any water damage emergency, your primary focus should be safety first: Is it safe to stay in the house? Electrical and “slip and fall” hazards are some of the most prevalent concerns. Only do activities that are safe for you… Read more »

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Florida - & Tips & Info.

The Florida Division of Emergency Management has designated February 22-26, 2016, as Severe Weather Awareness Week. During this week the Division will collaborate with elementary schools to educate students about the types of severe weather that can occur in Florida. Activities will include a statewide tornado drill planned for Wednesday morning, February 24, at 10 am…. Read more »

How Salt Water Damage Affects Your Home - & Tips & Info.

In the wake of hurricane season, many people have flood and water damage on their minds. Hurricanes and severe weather systems come with a special guest that makes water damage potentially more dangerous, expensive, and more difficult: salt. As these weather systems move from water to land they pick up salt water from the ocean, estuaries… Read more »