Winter Haven, FL – August 28, 2013 – Paul Davis, a leading provider of
water, fire and mold damage clean up and restoration services for
residential and commercial properties, is proud to support National
Preparedness Month in September and the Federal Emergency Management
Agency’s (FEMA) Ready campaign, Resolve to be Ready. To help promote safety
and spread the message to help property owners be better prepared, Paul
Davis encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to follow
some important steps during emergencies. For free information, checklists
and guidelines, visit the FEMA website at www.Ready.gov.
Paul Davis recommends the following safety tips
. Be informed – Know the specific hazards and risks in your area.
. Make a family emergency plan – Know how you would communicate with
and find your
loved ones if a disaster hit.
. Build an emergency supply kit – both at home and in the car – that
includes water, food and
first aid supplies to help you survive if you lose power or get
stranded in your car. This is
especially important for dealing with icy roads and snowstorms this
. Get Involved – Find out how you can promote preparedness in your
Paul Davis recommends the following for a basic emergency kit:
. Water – one gallon per person per day for at least three days
. Food – at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
. Clothing – change of clothing and a sleeping bag for each person
. Battery-powered or hand crank radio, a NOAA Weather Radio – extra
. Cell Phone and charger
. Flashlight – extra batteries
. First aid kit – sterile gloves; adhesive bandages; antibiotic
ointment; gauze pads; iodine/alcohol pads; medical tape; pain reliever;
emergency Mylar blanket; thermometer; prescription medications and supplies.
. Waterproof, portable containers – for IDs, insurance policies, bank
account records, site maps, employee contact, computer backup files,
emergency and law enforcement information, and priority documents. Store a
second set of records off-site.
According to FEMA, safety measures continue to focus on preparing for
threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the
United States. It is the shared responsibility of individuals, communities,
private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, along with
Federal, state, and local government.
Contact a licensed professional or restoration and emergency services
company if damage to your home or business is significant. Qualified
technicians are certified from The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and
Restoration Certification (IICRC). Visit the local office website at
About Paul Davis:
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. is a national franchisor and leading provider
of restoration services for residential and commercial properties since
1966. Paul Davis Restoration also provides complete remodeling services and
has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians
who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration
Certification (IICRC). Visit the website at www.pauldavis.com.