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In Our Own Backyard: Restoring Schools After the Thomas Fire in Southern California

By Damon Sanchez, Emergency Services Manager Originally Published May 3, 2018 It was another warm and windy night in Southern California. As with any strong East wind event, we anticipated hearing about a small brush fire or two in the morning, so it wasn’t much of a surprise to hear about the one that kicked […]

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Things You Didn’t Know a Fire Damage Crew Does

If you think about what a fire damage cleanup crew does, you probably assume that they gut everything and rebuild, however,  there are more services that a company like this offers. Fire damage, whether small or extensive requires immediate action and should not be left alone. Here are some things that the cleanup crew will […]

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Preventing Fire Damage from a Fireplace

Fireplaces and wood stoves are cozy and warm for the winter. But in order to keep the air healthy and reduce the risk of fire, you need to be aware of how to safely operate them and the risks they pose. Here are some tips on staying safe and healthy all while staying warm this […]

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Forest Fire Smoke: Hazards & Cleanup

The day we are sitting down to write this blog, the wildfires plaguing Northern California wine country are under control as the winds have finally subsided. Currently, about 11 thousand firefighters are battling 15 large wildfires across about 340 square miles. Thousands of evacuees are finally able to return to their homes; sadly many are […]

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6 Steps to Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration

Have you ever spent hours sitting around the bonfire with friends on a beautiful summer evening in Ventura, then spent days wondering why everything smells like smoke still? Getting the smoke smell out of clothing, your hair, and so on can take several days and several washes. Now, imagine the depth of that smoke odor […]

“It Happened to Me” – My House Caught on Fire… A True Story

By Bill Hatch, ASR Director of Operations Originally Published March 2013 As Director of Operations for ASR Construction (specialists in Fire, Water, Sewer, Mold and Reconstruction) and after over 20 years of working with clients who have had major losses due to water and fire damage, I thought I had seen enough to understand what […]

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Fire Damage Restoration in California

Removing smoke smell from home and clothes Even when you feel safe after a fire, the memories linger in your mind as well as your nose. Smoke leaves a distinctive smell that is challenging to remove from your home and your clothing. However, a few techniques and tips will greatly reduce the smell of the […]

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Emergency Restoration Services in Southern California

Replace burned out light bulbs. Change air filters every thirty days. Mop up a spilled cup of coffee immediately. Tighten a loose screw when you notice it. Every day you and your team maintain your property as a routine function of work. However, one of these days you are going to have an extraordinary event