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Grease Fires: Prevention, Action, and Clean Up

House fires can be extremely terrifying and damaging, especially if they involve grease. While it’s impossible to prevent all types of fire incidents in the home, there are a few steps you can take to reduce your risk. One of the easiest ways to prevent a grease fire is by keeping up with regular kitchen […]

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Tayler Lawhorn

Employee Spotlight: Meet Tayler Lawhorn

Tayler Lawhorn, project coordinator for the King of Prussia office, joined the Reynolds Restoration Services team in February 2022. As a project coordinator, Tayler 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. Tayler describes her role […]

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What to Do in an Electrical Fire

When an electrical fire starts in your home or business, it can be a frightening and dangerous situation. Electrical fires are different than normal fires and require a different approach to extinguish. It is important to act quickly but safely to limit the damage as much as possible before professional help arrives. To know what […]

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Kevin Smith

Employee Spotlight: Meet Kevin Smith

Executive Vice President Kevin Smith recently celebrated his one-year work anniversary at Reynolds Restoration Services. In his role as EVP, Kevin is a member of the leadership team and is tasked with the financial management and strategic business planning for Reynolds Restoration Services. Although Kevin has been with Reynolds just over one year, he is […]

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What Causes Sewer Backup?

A sewer backup is one of those things a homeowner wants to avoid at all costs. Not only is it unpleasant and a real mess to clean up, but it also poses a health risk to both humans and pets since it contains contaminants and viruses. It can also cause thousands of dollars in damages […]

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How to Prevent Your Sump Pump Line from Freezing

Sump pumps are one of those things you never really think about as a homeowner. When installed properly, they just do their job and help prevent basement flooding. During the rainy spring and summer months, they easily pump water away from your home and help prevent flooding from rainwater seepage. The winter months, however, can […]

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Bob Strickland

  Bob Strickland, director of business development, recently celebrated his six-year work anniversary with Reynolds Restoration Services. In his role, Bob is responsible for creating awareness of the types of services that Reynolds Restoration provides and establishing, building, and nurturing relationships and trust with clients in the mid-Atlantic region. Bob thrives in his role by […]

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Measuring Wall Moisture After Water Damage

Whether an overflowing appliance or a deluge of rain, water damage is a common occurrence for both home and business owners. Wet carpeting, wood floors, cabinets, furniture, and especially drywall can take days or weeks to dry out, and that’s just what you can see with a visual inspection. Measuring wall moisture is one way […]

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Dave Fischer

Dave Fischer, project manager for the Harrisburg office, recently celebrated his one-year work anniversary with Reynolds Restoration Services. In his role, Dave is responsible for managing disaster restoration and reconstruction projects from initial estimate through project completion including overseeing project timelines, adherence to budgets, and allocating resources to support the team. Dave, a self-starter and […]

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What Is Soot and Is Soot Dangerous?

As a homeowner, you likely face many challenges with keeping up and maintaining your home. Black soot is one of the issues you may encounter over time. Common sources of soot include candles, fireplaces, and even stoves. Is soot dangerous though? Black soot from a fire can not only be unsightly, but it can also […]

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