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Top Leading Causes of Preventable House Fires

In a big state like ours, remote wildfires can burn hundreds of acres of wilderness with little disruption to our lives. But here in Anchorage, preventable house fires can leave another path of chaos. Annually structured fires cause about 90% of all reported property damage in Alaska, totaling $65M dollars. Knowing the most common causes […]

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Minor Damages Still Need Fire Damage Restoration

A common question we hear at TCM Restoration is, “Do I need fire damage restoration if the damage is minor?” Here is the tricky thing about fire damage, there is always more damage than just what was burned by the flames. Even when the fire seems minor, there are potential hazards and threats that linger, […]

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Challenges of Fighting House Fires In Extreme Cold and Snowy Conditions

Constant summer sunshine adds to the laid-back feeling and easy going flow. We love hiking, boating and ziplining to enjoy the great outdoors. In winter, we get out to snowboard and ski but also enjoy the great indoors.  Here in Anchorage, cold-weather operations can be strenuous during the cold winters and long nights. Fighting fires […]

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Fire Damage Risks of Heating Appliances in Anchorage

The windstorm that just ravaged through the valley here left 6,400 homes without electricity for a couple of days, resulting in freezing temperature indoors. Many in our area had to result to methods other than a furnace and space heaters to keep warm. One common method of heating homes around here is wood-burning stoves and […]

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Common Causes Of House Fires And Damage Restoration

Forest fires in Alaska have broken records in recent years. Just 2 years ago, the McKinley fire took over 3700 acres just 80 miles north of Anchorage. While we do need to be aware and cautious of forest fires here in Anchorage, we also need to be aware and cautious of house fires. Let’s look […]

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Planning And Acting When Fire Damage Restoration Is Needed 

Growing up, many of us had the ‘Stop, Drop, and Roll’ lesson so we were ready and prepared to respond if we ever had to deal with the most unfortunate experience of catching on fire. For how much that plan of action was taught, you would have thought catching on fire was a common occurrence! […]

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A Look Into The Fire Damage Restoration Process

Fire has been an important resource for humankind since its discovery 2 million years ago. While it provides warmth, lighting and protection, it can also pose a threat if left uncontrolled.  Fire runs on fuel, and there’s no limit as to what counts as fuel. Worst case scenario is your home and belongings become the […]

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From Novice To Pro: Dealing With Fire Damage Restoration

Do you remember your childhood years? Back in elementary school, where you were just starting to learn about how the world worked and what you could become? Do you remember some of the school drills that they taught you? Like to hide under your desk if there was an earthquake. Or to know where the […]

6 Tips To Prevent Kitchen Fire Damage

At TCM Restoration, we have seen first-hand the trauma that comes with a fire and know how devastating it can be. We care about our clients in Anchorage and want to provide the best service possible, so we believe that education is key. Since kitchen fires are the cause of over half of the house […]

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What To Do After A House Fire

After a fire has damaged your home, the most important steps to take after the flames are out and making sure everyone is safe, is to contact a fire damage restoration company like TCM Restoration who can assess the damage and begin the restoration process. Smoke and soot from a fire can continue to cause […]