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Safety Tips From National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week is coming up, and here at Paul Davis Restoration of Charlotte we thought this would be a good time to talk about safety measures that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of home fires. Cooking is the primary cause of fires in the home. Don’t… Read more »

Use These Tips to Stay Afloat During a Flood

Use These Tips to Stay Afloat During a Flood

Floods have spread across the nation one city at a time…or shall we say MULTIPLE cities at a time. In this country, flash floods are the most common severe weather disaster. To celebrate FEMA’s National Preparedness Month (NPM), here are five flood disaster preparedness tips for you and your family.… Read more »

Paul Davis & The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Paul Davis & The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve all become captivated with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge over the last month. It is always entertaining to see someone dump water on themselves, and the fact that it’s for a good cause makes it even sweeter. ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is commonly called Lou Gehrig’s… Read more »

Labor Day: We Will Be Working So You Don’t Have To

Labor Day: We Will Be Working So You Don’t Have To

We probably don’t have to alert you that Labor Day is close at hand. After dozens of summer days looking out your office window to admire the rainless skies, you can finally spend a weekday in the Great Outdoors. How will you choose to spend the day? Will you be… Read more »

Happy Summer from Paul Davis!

Happy Summer from Paul Davis!

For me, this time of year provokes memories of childhood vacations with my family. Whether it was a true out-of-town vacation or playing in the backyard with other kids, it was a time for nonstop fun. (Except for that year that summer school came into the picture). It seemed like… Read more »

Relax and Enjoy. It’s Summer.

Relax and Enjoy. It’s Summer.

You should give yourself a break, even if you can’t take a lengthy summer vacation on a tropical island. A long weekend can really help reduce stress and put you in a better mood. It might be tempting to devote your day to tasks around the house, but let’s go… Read more »

Summer and Severe Weather

Summer and Severe Weather

Summer means fun in the sun is around the corner for most families, but it also means a higher likelihood of storms in Charlotte. Did you know that the every spring and summer, the National Weather Service classifies more than 10,000 thunderstorms as “severe”? Even if you’re prepared, sometimes the… Read more »

Summer’s Here!

Summer’s Here!

“The solstice comes in June and why? The sun is highest in the sky.” This old phrase tells the short version of an ages-old astronomical observation – the summer solstice. This occurs when the sun will be at its furthest point north of the equator here in the Northern Hemisphere,… Read more »

Gone With the Wind?

Gone With the Wind?

June is the official start of this year’s hurricane season, and with that comes the real danger of high winds. Each year, the United States experiences billions of dollars in damage from localized storms, even in places where hurricanes don’t occur. Homeowners in Charlotte can take precautions before a storm… Read more »

The Dangerous Results of a Drought

The Dangerous Results of a Drought

It’s summer, which means that temperatures are rising to sweltering levels. While most of us in Charlotte love this weather, it has its drawbacks. Hot temperatures lead to droughts that lead to fires. It’s typical to have a number of wildfires around the country during the summer. These fires consume… Read more »