Preventing House Fires AND Keeping Your Family Safe

In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening; in five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. According to, it only takes minutes for the thick black smoke to fill a house. House fires present many dangers. Heat is more dangerous than flames; room temperatures in a fire can be 100 degrees […]

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History Reminds Us of Importance of Disaster Planning

Every year, natural disasters take their toll on different parts of the world. Some years, the East Coast seems to be battered by hurricane after hurricane. Other years, there might be an uptick in tornadoes in the plain states, or Japan could get hit by a killer tsunami. Many scientists are predicting California is in […]

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Is Water Damage Covered by Insurance?

This is a question we get asked a lot by customers who have some kind of water damage in their home of business. Unfortunately, there is no definite answer because every insurance policy is different. However, there are some trends and basic coverage options that offer clues into what may or may not be covered […]

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Preventing Water Damage To Your Business

Being Prepared for Commercial Water Damage “That was convenient” is never going to be something you say or hear when water damage strikes your place of business. In fact, it’s exactly the opposite. We understand the urgency and the delicacy of the situation, but it is important that when faced with a commercial water damage, you […]

Emergency Restoration including Graffiti Removal Services

Every year, businesses spend millions of dollars protecting buildings, equipment, and inventory.  Most clean up or maintenance tasks are best handled in-house. However, occasionally you will need professional service.  Emergency restoration professionals are often called to the site of a flood or fire.  Commercial equipment such as fans designed to dry warehouses or clear air […]

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Preventing Business Vandalism

Every city has bouts of vandalism. In December, more than 30 vehicles were vandalized on Pittsburgh’s South Side. In mid-February, more than 100 headstones were vandalized in Philadelphia. And there have been multiple instances of businesses being hit by vandals for a number of reasons – some just claiming to be graffiti artists, others doing […]

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Fire Damage Restoration in 7 Steps

Rule #1 after a fire: make sure everyone in the home is safe. Rule #2: make sure you have a reputable Pittsburgh-area restoration company on your side to walk you through the entire restoration process. We certainly hope you choose G.S. Jones! The better the company, the more smoothly the restoration process will go – […]

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Content Cleaning: Saving Your Stuff!

We’ve all felt that sinking feeling, that knot in our stomach when we witness a prized possession of ours get damaged or destroyed in one way or another. Imagine that feeling on a large scale as your house is severely damaged by water, fire, or something else. Oftentimes it’s not the home itself that has […]

Why Should I Hire a Cleaning and Restoration Company?

It is an almost unavoidable occurrence to have some kind of damage to your home that needs service restoration and repair over a lifetime. In the year 2014, over five percent of insured homeowners had reason to file an insurance claim. 97 percent of those claims were property damage claims. Over the decades, the statistics […]