Category: Fire

Post-Disaster Checklist

Feb 15 2019
During a property damage emergency, homeowners are faced with communication and organizational challenges. Being informed and prepared is essential in limiting emotional frustrations and maximizing a speedy recovery. Keeping all parties involved with the claim informed is vital in customer…

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Don’t Let Your Halloween Catch on Fire! [3 Home Safety Tips]

Oct 23 2018
There are a lot of things to be frightened of on Halloween, but what should be feared the most are house fires. Don’t worry! Kelmann Restoration has a few tips to help keep you safe on this spooky night.

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How To Deal With Smoke Damage

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Jul 26 2018
If you’ve ever experienced a house fire, you know they’re a huge pain to deal with. Besides the damage to your property and possessions you also have to deal with any water damage from the cleanup. But what about smoke…

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Before and After:

Jul 05 2018
Homeowners in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, recently experienced a devastating house fire caused by the most common of household appliances: a dehumidifier. What Happened Located in their basement, the dehumidifier caught fire and quickly spread to the rest of the home, damaging…

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Fire Prevention Week!

Oct 09 2017
This week (October 8th to October 14th) is Fire Prevention Week (FPW)! The theme this year is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” Fires in your home can spread extremely fast, so every second you have to evacuate counts.…

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Before and After: House Fire Remediation and Remodel

Feb 08 2017
Take a look at Kelmann's work restoring a Wisconsin home damaged from a house fire.

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Flashes of Summer: Lightning Safety Tips

Jun 21 2016
Lightning is one of mother natures most dangerous weapons, threatening lives and property. Here are some safety tips for the Summer, and some assurance that we can help.

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The Power To Choose: Selecting a Home Restoration Service

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Mar 17 2016
A common misunderstanding, however, has to do with who you can hire as a restoration contractor. Do I have to use the contractor suggested by my insurance agent/company? If I select a different contractor will I still be covered? We answer these questions, here.

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Common Causes of Heating and Electrical Fires

Feb 03 2016
House fires are commonly started due to electrical equipment malfunctions and poor heating behaviors. As the cold rolls on and heating equipment is used more, and more, we thought it would be best to share with you the top causes of heating and electrical fires, and how you can take the necessary precautions to avoid them.

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What to Know: Winter Storm Damage

Jan 05 2016
As the temperatures drop, your home and property are at risk of damage due to heavy snow, freezing ice, and cold temperatures. Here’s a list of the types of damages your home faces and steps to preventing disasters.

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