Where to Get Rid of Your Real Christmas Tree in Sioux Falls

Like everything else in 2020, Christmas in Sioux Falls has just been weird, hasn't it? In one of the warmest, driest seasons on record, the holidays are almost over. It's already time to start thinking of disposing the tree that you feel like you just put up. Which begs the question: What do I even do with this thing?

Top 4 Ways to Prevent or Put Out a House Fire

Prepping for a fire is just as important as what you do if there is a fire. According to the American Red Cross, a person only has an average of two minutes to get out of a burning building safely.  That’s not very long! So make the most of your precious time by following our four [...]

Fire Prevention Tips for Your Space Heater This Winter

When your furnace is acting up, you’re going to be spending a winter day in the garage, or for some reason it’s just too dang cold at your place, a space heater can be a great solution. As always, we just want to make sure you’re going about it safely and avoiding any dangerous situations in [...]

Sioux Falls Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Few sights are as beautiful as a lit Christmas tree. That is, when it’s lit by tiny light bulbs, not lashing tongues of flame. If you’ve still got your Sioux Falls Christmas tree up, stay on top of holiday fire safety! […]

How Many House Fires are Caused by Candles?

We’re proud to offer outstanding fire damage restoration for when the worst happens, but we’d still rather you avoid an incident by practicing proper fire safety. Candles are among the nation’s leading causes of fires in the home. If you’re burning candles for scent or ambience, make sure you’re taking steps to avoid a crisis. [...]

Remove Cigarette Smoke Damage with Commercial Cleaning

Cigarette smoke is a difficult and frustrating odor to remove from a home. Even if a homeowner smokes outside, the fumes and odors from cigarette smoke can still make their way through doors and windows, making it almost impossible to escape the smell. If you’ve inherited a home where the previous homeowners were smokers; you [...]

Sioux Falls Bonfires & Summer Fire Safety

Fire damage restoration isn’t a service anyone wants to use, but there are some things you can do to make it less likely we’re needed at your house. Let’s talk about a few tips to keep your home safe when you’re having a bonfire or grilling this summer. […]

Handling Kitchen Fire: Dos and Don’ts of a Grease Fire

Knowing to stop, drop, and roll is one thing, but do you know what to do if a grease fire flares up in your home? Our South Dakota fire restoration team reminds you to NEVER use water on grease fires, and gave us the full rundown of other dos and don’ts for this dangerous kitchen [...]

Make a Fire Safety Plan this 4th of July

Intek fire restoration gets the job done, but we prefer it when we don’t have to. If your family hasn’t already, please develop a fire safety plan for whatever your southeast South Dakota 4th of July celebrations happen to be. […]