What to do if you have a kitchen fire in your home

WRAL reported on a townhouse fire that broke out around 3am displacing over a dozen people this weekend in Durham.  The fire engulfed one townhome while adjacent units sustained smoke and water damage.  The suspected cause of the fire…unattended cooking. While not every fire can be prevented, most kitchen fires can be.  Why?  Because the […]

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Do I need to have my HVAC serviced before turning on the heat this fall?

Fall is definitely in the air.  Highs in the mid 70s and lows dipping down in the upper 30s to low 40s means it is time to bring out the light jackets and blue jeans and it’s time to contact your heating and air conditioning technician to have your HVAC serviced.  A properly serviced unit […]

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Odor Control

Where’s the Chicken?  That was the common theme and reoccurring question posed in yesterday’s Odor Control in Restoration CE class hosted by PHC Restoration in Raleigh yesterday. We often associate odor with bad smells that often go away (smelly feet, cooking cabbage/broccoli, rotten eggs for example).  We tend to spray air fresheners, open windows or […]

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Peak Grilling Season–Grilling Safety Tips

One of my favorite evening activities this time of the year is a friendly game of corn hole followed by cooking on the grill.  To me it is a relaxing, fun way to spend time with friends.  Sometimes, I’m even surprised at how quickly friends stop by when tell them you are about to light […]

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Have you ever seen sparks when you plugged something into one of your electrical outlets?  This past weekend, my 7-year old nephew saw sparks when I plugged in his electrical cord for his Ipad, and got a little worried thinking the house was going to catch on fire.  We spent the next hour on google […]

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Fire Restoration Process

Whether your home has suffered a small grease fire in the kitchen or a large loss house fire, the restoration process is basically the same.  Since some of us have never experienced a fire restoration project personally, here is a basic understanding of what to expect. Securing the property The first step in a fire […]

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House Fires in Modern vs Older Homes

Almost everyone who lives in and around Raleigh heard about the massive 5-alarm fire that completely demolished a 6-story apartment complex under construction in downtown Raleigh last month.  It was reported that the fire spread so quickly because of the stage of construction the building was in.  It had passed numerous inspections but had not […]

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Home Fires

We often tend to worry about snow, ice and freezing temperatures this time a year as the biggest threats to damage our homes, and rightfully so.  Snow and ice can lead to ice damming causing damage to our roofs, the weight of snow and ice can cause tree limbs to fall on our homes and […]

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Fire Damage Cleanup

We’ve spent the last week cleaning a commercial building after a cooker malfunction in the kitchen sent soot and smoke odor to numerous rooms throughout the building.  In total, the fire damage cleanup took hundreds of combined man hours to clean and over 5 days to remove the smoke odor.  While this was a larger […]

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Battery Fires

How many of us have a junk drawer that we toss our extra batteries in?  How many of us leave our laptops or chargers for our camera batteries plugged in all day when it is fully charged?  Chances are most of us do throw extra batteries in a drawer, toss old batteries in the trash, […]

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What our clients are saying...

The word you use as a company motto is “compassion”.  Every one of you certainly live up to that motto every single day!  We felt it the first day we met Josh and every single day thereafter.  Thank you for a wonderful journey as you helped us put our lives and our home back together.  We are eternally grateful!

T. Robinson, Pittsboro

This letter is to let you all know what a fantastic job you all did on rebuilding and restoring our home.  Me, my son and wife congratulate you all for a perfect job.  Each and every employee who had anything to do with our house was so professional, polite and did everything we asked them to.  Job well done.  Thanks to you all, we can enjoy our new home for the rest of our lives.

Robbie L., Raleigh

PHC has demonstrated the skill, good judgement, and polite service.  Through their employees who are all trained to do their jobs very well with full dedication to customer satisfaction.  Thanks to all!

J. Oborne, Sanford

My assistant project manager was very helpful with decisions and kept us informed on the progress of repairs and changes.  Everyone that worked at our house was always courteous and helpful and did a superior job.  You have a great staff and we would recommend you to anyone.  We are enjoying our home.

G. Godwin, Benson

This is the second job PHC has done for us.  We are extremely pleased with all components of their work.  We are recommending PHC to ALL of our friends.

S. McFadyen, Vass

Given the situation we were dealing with, PHC came right in that evening and started clean-up.  PHC walked us through every aspect of our repairs/replacement.  They were amazing and made the entire process seamless.  Overall, we are thrilled with the final results.  I never imagined it would have turned out this beautiful.  PHC made this initial terrible experience and experience we will never forget.

S. Jones, Raleigh

Everyone was so friendly, courteous and knowledgeable.  Quality of work exceeded our expectations.  We have already highly recommended you guys to people we know.  Thanks for everything!

K. Vorbeck, Raleigh

I’m in the building trades and feel qualified to say that your crew was better than excellent in all phases.  By the end it felt more like a labor of love than a job contract.

J. Byrum, Chapel Hill

I could not ask for a better crew.  Everyone was professional and courteous.  My home even looks better than before!  I will recommend you to everyone I meet.

P. Smith, Sanford

Many thanks for the super fine job your crew did on my flood damage. You evaluated the damage and reacted quickly. Keep up the good work!

D. Lane, Fuquay-Varina

Thank you for taking care of our home repair in a timely manner. You were a pleasure to work with.

Mary, Fuquay Varina

Your company came to our rescue so rapidly when the accident occurred, which was a great relief. Your work has added value and pride to our home!

Judi and Geoffrey, Cary

Thank you for everything that you have done. I never imagined it would turn out so beautiful! Your crews are very courteous and kind. They’ve done an outstanding job.

Debbie, Spring Lake

We gratefully applaud your crews. Their work was top notch. They were polite, eager to answer questions, clean in their work and showed respect for our home. They work well together as a team.

R. Arcus, Durham

Just a note to thank you so very much for the great job you did in cleaning our church after it had been vandalized recently. Thank you so much for the prompt attention to our Church also! It meant a great deal to our Church Family to be able to have our regular Sunday services in the Sanctuary that day.

Christian Chapel Church

Your crew demonstrated professionalism throughout the restoration, were experienced and did a wonderful job in every aspect. The renovation turned out more beautiful than I could have imagined and I know we will enjoy it for many years to come.

F. Hinkson, Goldsboro

I am very happy to be back in my house. Thank you for making it possible within a reasonable amount of time. You certainly are to be commended for your professionalism.

Jo Anne, Kenly

On a scale of 1 to 10 your company is an 11! Everyone at our church is satisfied – not one complaint – all cheers! Everything was done as requested, on time, and above our expectations.

R. Strother, Franklinton

We are very pleased with the work done by Professional Home Care. Your thoroughness and consideration relieved us of many concerns and returned our home to its original state with a minimal amount of time and confusion.

J. Erdman, Pinehurst