News & Events

Archives from 2015:

2015: A year of growth and giving back

 

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After the twister

When a tornado hits, it really does take the whole community to rebuild.

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12 days of holiday fire prevention

You are decking the halls, wrapping the gifts and singing carols.

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Thankful for our real-life heroes

Superheroes in capes fill toy aisles, top children’s Christmas lists, and fill movie theatres with new releases.

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Homeowner tips for indoor maintenance

In some cases, a bit of maintenance can prevent disasters from happening.

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Werner collecting 100 (meals) in a day

There are families right here in the Quad Cities who are going hungry. 

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6 things to include in your family’s disaster plan

Disasters can happen in the blink of an eye – storms, floods and fires often strike without warning.  Your home and family could be in danger and you could find yourself without basic services like gas, electricity or water.

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Smoke damage: visible and invisible threats

If you ask how to remove smoke damage after a fire, the answer is almost always “it depends.”

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Back in business: Huckleberry’s Pizza


When a fire blazed in downtown Rock Island in the early morning hours of September 27, it damaged and destroyed eight buildings, including homes and businesses.

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4 red flags when hiring a restoration company

Hiring a restoration company is one of the most important decisions you can make when disaster strikes. Because when you need a reputable company to help you pick up the pieces after a fire, storm or other disaster, you want the job done correctly and time is of the essence.

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Homeowner tips for outdoor maintenance

Making the leap from renter to homeowner comes with a great deal of responsibility. From mowing the lawn to changing the air filter to replacing the roof – it all falls on your shoulders.

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Street Fest Water Fights this weekend

Many of us are looking for refreshing ways to cool off this summer. And while we may enjoy water fights with squirt guns all summer long, the Davenport Fire Department is raising the bar.

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Three most likely places mold grows in your home

Mold only needs three things to grow and thrive – moisture, heat and food (like wood, cardboard or fibers).

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Worst insurance mistakes you may be making

When a disaster strikes, it’s too late to consider whether your insurance coverage is good enough.

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6 questions to ask your restoration company

When a disaster happens – whether it’s severe weather, fire or water damage, many homeowners are initially in shock.

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Sherrard family rebuilds after fire

Sometimes, a fire starts and spreads silently, without anyone inside even realizing it. This was the case for Tom and Julia Anderson of Sherrard, Ill.

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Rescue training equips emergency responders with vital skills

There is a lot more to fighting a fire than meets the eye. When a fire truck arrives at the scene of a blaze, the men and women aboard bring with them years of experience, including specialized training to do their jobs safely and effectively.

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Werner and 1-800-BOARDUP helping families in western Illinois and eastern Iowa


Fires and other disasters take a toll on more than a home or business.

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Anatomy of a board up

It can be easy to spot the aftermath of a disaster in the Quad Cities. The most visible signals are boards covering windows and doors.

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What to do right now when you have water in the basement

May is for celebrating mom, planting a garden and celebrating Memorial Day.

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Quick facts about thunderstorms in the Quad Cities

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You can clean that? (contents cleaning alphabet)

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Picking up the pieces after a fire

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Fact vs. fiction: Mold

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4 key facts about water mitigation

It may begin with a broken pipe, a sewer-line backup or a sump pump failure.

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5 things you may not know about ice dams

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June 16th WRSI Golf Outing

UPCOMING EVENTS

 June 16th, 2017 WRSI Golf Outing at Indian Bluff Golf Course.  Please see the above forms for registration.

CE classes will be held on May 18th at Werner Restoration Services, Colona IL.  Call for more information on our CE program. 

 

 

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