extension cord safety tips

Residential Extension Cord Safety Tips

With the number of electronic gadgets in a home – from cell phones to laptops to tablets to appliances, you may rely on extension cords to power up your devices. This is even more likely if you live in an older home with limited wall outlets. Extension cord safety is important when powering your home […]

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water damaged attic

How to Prevent Attic Water Damage

 Water damage anywhere can cause issues, but attic water damage can create an excessive headache and stress for a homeowner. Most homeowners rarely go into their attics, so oftentimes roof leaks and excessive moisture go unnoticed until it’s too late. When issues go undetected, they get worse and can compromise the structural integrity of […]

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Jason Bailey

Employee Spotlight: Meet Jason Bailey

Jason Bailey, project manager for the King of Prussia office, is celebrating his 8-year work anniversary with Reynolds Restoration Services in November. Jason started at Reynolds as a carpenter, was promoted to foreman in 2014, and in October 2021 was promoted to project manager. As a project manager, Jason manages disaster restoration and reconstruction projects […]

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How to Remove Mildew Smell

How to Remove Mildew Smell

It’s been a rainy, damp few weeks in the Northeast, and like many home and business owners, you may have experienced various forms of water damage. After you’ve dried out the water, you may notice a lingering odor on carpets, upholstery, and other fabrics. This odor is likely due to mildew growth. Mildew has a […]

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Shari Wharton

Employee Spotlight: Meet Shari Wharton

  Shari Wharton, project coordinator for the Harrisburg office, celebrated her 5-year work anniversary with Reynolds Restoration Services in September. As a project coordinator, Shari ensures projects are running smoothly by proactively staying organized and communicating with all stakeholders including clients, insurance adjustors, and the Reynolds Restoration project managers and field teams. Shari compares her […]

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How to choose the right smoke detector

How to Choose the Right Smoke Detector

Even with proper fire prevention strategies, sometimes a home fire can still occur. Fires spread quickly and having a properly installed, working smoke detector is a key part of a fire safety and escape plan. Smoke alarms give you an early warning of a potentially dangerous fire so you can get outside quickly. There are […]

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kitchen appliances

Which Kitchen Appliances Cause the Most Fires?

Between 2014-2018, fire departments in the United States responded to an estimated average of 172,900 home structure fires per year started that started in the kitchen. Kitchen fires can cause thousands of dollars in damages to a home. It’s estimated that kitchen fires account for more than $1 billion in property damage every year, not […]

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Thomas Powell

Thomas Powell joined the Reynolds Restoration Services team as a mitigation technician in September 2019 and was promoted to project coordinator in July 2020. As a project coordinator, Thomas works with clients, insurance adjustors, and the Reynolds Restoration project managers and field teams to ensure prompt communication, documentation, and customer satisfaction are a priority. Thomas […]

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water shut off valve

When to Shut Your Water Off

Heading out of town on vacation? Closing the office for a few days for the holidays or another reason? You may be tempted to shut off some utilities to save money – and in some cases, this is a great idea! Turning back the thermostat or shutting off lights can help you see a reduction […]

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Kevin Smith

Reynolds Restoration Services Announces New Addition to Executive Leadership Team

Kevin Smith joins RRS as Executive Vice President Reynolds Restoration Services, the premier disaster restoration and reconstruction company in the mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce the addition of Executive Vice President Kevin Smith. As executive vice president, Smith will be a member of the executive leadership team and be responsible for the financial management […]

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