Fire Restoration Specialist vs Building Contractor

“After a fire at my home or business, should I hire a fire restoration company, or can my local contractor handle the job?”Building contractors are typically very competent at new construction. Unfortunately, before the new materials go into a home…

10 Things Homeowners Should Do To Be Prepared For An Emergency

1. Make an emergency evacuation plan that establishes a dedicated meeting place outside of the home.2. In the event of a major weather event like a hurricane that causes a loss of power, make sure you have a battery-powered radio…

Preparing Your Chimney for Winter

1. Hire a Chimney Sweep. Find a quality chimney sweep to clean your chimney. Chimneys that have not been cleaned in some time may have creosote build-up – a black or brown resident that can be crusty and flaky; tar-like…

What To Do Until Help Arrives: Fire Damage

No one wants a house fire, but if you do encounter such a tragedy you need to be prepared! Here’s a few tips on what to do – and NOT to do – after a fire.What To Do:If you do…

Tips On How To Keep Your Home Safe During The Holidays

The holidays invite all sorts of fun activities. As one is sprucing up their home during the festive season, however, a keen eye should be kept in case of trip-ups, fire hazards and other safety snafus. Extra caution and care…

Vermont Ranked the Safest State in the US

With frequent news of terror or natural disaster,we all want to feel as safe as we possibly can. According to a recent study by wallethub.com, Vermont is the safest State to live in 2017. Maine came in at #2, New…

Be Prepared in 2017

With the start of a new year many begin to think of their resolutions for the next 12 months. Of course, those promises to themselves tend to be commitments to personal and lifestyle changes, setting goals and working to reach…

3 Things to Do When Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Fire

(1) Know that you do NOT have to navigate through the insurance process alone. We at G.W. Savage can walk with you step-by-step through the entire process. In fact, we are the preferred restoration contractor for just about every insurance…

Steps After A House Fire

A house fire is traumatic event that can certainly leave you with a mix of emotions. You’ll be nervous, worried, scared, upset, wondering what to do next, and just how to do it. First things first…take a deep breath, try…