December 28, 2017

Space Heater Safety

Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to heating equipment each year. These fire result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars […]
December 14, 2017

Tips to Help Avoid Deer Collisions

It’s no secret that Michigan’s roadways become increasingly hazardous during hunting season. While deer pose a concern for motorists year-round in the Great Lakes state, the animals’ heightened activity and our increasingly icy roads present enhanced challenges this time of […]
November 3, 2017

Preparation for Winter Now Prevents Headaches Later

As fall begins to fade away and snowflakes start to fall, it’s easy to dive right into preparing for the holidays – and forget about getting your house ready for the winter. Prevent winter-related disasters by following these tips below […]
October 31, 2017

Experts Say Closing The Bedroom Door Before Going To Sleep Can Save Your Life From a House Fire

Most families have a fire safety plan that they go over in case of a house fire. But as it turns out, there is something you can do every single night to keep you and your family safer — and […]
January 25, 2017

Tom Placher of Hammer Restoration Earns New Certification In Home Modification (Barrier-Free)

(SAGINAW, Mich., January 5, 2017) – Hammer Restoration Inc., a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, is excited to announce its project manager, Tom Placher, has completed the Executive Certified Home Modification Provider Program from the University of Southern […]
July 12, 2016

Joe Meyers of Hammer Restoration, Inc. Earns Certified Restorer and Water Loss Specialist Certifications

(MT PLEASANT, Mich., July 12, 2016) – Hammer Restoration Inc., a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, is pleased to announce that its branch manager, Joe Meyers, was awarded the Certified Restorer (CR) and Water Loss Specialist(WLS) certifications, making him the […]
October 12, 2015

Hammer Restoration Introduces New Mobile Dehumidification Equipment

Hammer Restoration recently increased their mobile drying capabilities by purchasing a new ARID-Dry Trailer. The ARID-Dry Trailer is a mobile mounted dehumidifier and the most efficient drying unit technology. When building materials come in contact with water due to piping […]
July 14, 2015

What’s the Deal with Deductibles?

Deductibles…we see them on our health insurance and for the most part understand how they work, but when it comes to property insurance, many people are in the dark on deductibles.  So what is the deal, anyway? You may have […]
May 26, 2015

You Thought You Were Covered For This!

It happens more often than you might think…. the sickening feeling in your gut as you walk down the stairs only to find your belongings bobbing in 18-inch-deep brownish water in your finished basement. Your thoughts rush to all the […]
February 17, 2015

Five Tips to Keep Pipes from Freezing

The recent polar vortex has brought inclimate weather conditions and below average, record low temperatues to MidMichigan. One of the biggest issues with extreme cold are frozen pipes. No one wants to deal with the fall out, so take a […]
March 24, 2014

Best Tips for Disaster Recovery

Dealing with the devastation of a disaster requires extensive planning and well thought out preparation. Creating a dedicated plan for addressing a disaster response and maintaining records for insurance purposes are the two best ways to begin preparing for a […]