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Being as prepared as possible for unexpected emergencies is the best way to avoid some major issues. Having a well practiced plan can help you reduce personal injuries as well as structural damage to your home. A house fire is an unexpected emergency that you can prepare for should you ever have to deal with one. Here at Walker & Frick Construction DKI we know the importance of being prepared and would like to share with you some tips to help you deal with a fire.

Check your smoke alarms

Having smoke alarms installed in your home is crucial in preparing for a fire. Smoke alarms will inform you as soon as there is a fire so you have time to get to safety. Make sure your smoke alarms are working properly by checking them monthly and replacing the batteries a couple times a year. They should be installed in every level of your home and are especially important near sleeping areas. Check out some other tips on how to test your smoke alarms here.

Have a working fire extinguisher

Your home needs to have a well functioning fire extinguisher in case of emergencies. Make sure all members of your family know where it is located. Most people haven’t used a fire extinguisher before so make sure you read the instructions and learn how to use it correctly.

Create a plan

Taking the time to create an evacuation plan is essential in avoiding bodily harm. Get together with your family and plan at least to escape methods from every room in the house and set up a meeting spot outside of your home and away from danger. Practice your escape methods to make sure you’re ready in case of an emergency. As part of your plan, make sure to incorporate an emergency kit with important phone numbers and other items you might need.

Save your documents

A house fire can destroy a lot of replaceable items, but for the irreplaceable make sure you have a fireproof and waterproof box. If possible, create digital backups of your important documents and save them on an online storage server.

While we hope no one has to go through the difficulties of dealing with a house fire, it is important to be as prepared as possible. If you find yourself needing help with fire restoration in Richmond, give Walker & Frick Construction DKI a call at (804) 282- 1281 and let us know how we can help you.