Preparing Your Home for Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter, before its too late! As the leaves continue to fall from the trees and temperatures inch closer toward the freezing mark, it is time to ask yourself if your home is prepared for winter. Elemental … Continue reading

Thanksgiving is peak day for home cooking fires

Turkey Fryer cooking fire

NFPA urges caution when preparing holiday meals The number of home cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day was three times the national average of fires per day in 2012, according to NFPA. “Thanksgiving can be a whirlwind of cooking and entertaining … Continue reading

Special Bulletin: Fire and Life Safety During Storm Recovery

Fire and Life Safety

Storm Recovery Simple Messages to Reinforce Safety Personal Accountability After celebrating all we have to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving this year – Rapid Recovery Service offers its sympathy and support to the many communities impacted by natural disasters. Especially … Continue reading

Be Careful in and out of the kitchen cooking


THANKSGIVING DINNER Be Careful in and out of the kitchen cooking:  we have complete list on our website! With the increased popularity of turkey frying, more people are at risk for fryer-related fires and injuries. NFPA says deep fryer fires result in … Continue reading

Top 10 fire safety tips as Thanksgiving nears

Fire Damage Smoke Damage Cleanup – Sterling Heights MI

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Rapid Recovery Service encourages families to prevent kitchen fires by taking some basic safety measures. In the U.S., Thanksgiving is the peak day for cooking fires, 90 percent of which are caused by unattended cooking. We … Continue reading


Terrace Mahone

 DONT WAIT CALL US – SERIOUSLY! Dont wait call us – Did you know when the call received within the first 24 hours of damage – Rapid can get in and restore your home and possessions back to mint condition! … Continue reading

Give Thanks

Fire and Life Safety

There are so many reasons to be thankful…it’s a good reminder to realize that the idea of Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be (and shouldn’t be) something we turn our attention to only on one day of the year. It is … Continue reading

Smoke Damage Cleanup – Sterling Heights MI

Fire Damage Restoration

Smoke Damage Cleanup – Sterling Heights Many Metro Detroit suburbs offer a family-friendly environment. For those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and come home to a comforting lifestyle, Sterling Heights is … Continue reading

Soda Blasting Removes Odor, Graffiti, Mold, Fire and Water Damage in 1 Step

Soda Blasting Before & After

Soda Blasting is a widely recognized technique by the insurance restoration industry to eliminate lingering odors of fire and water damage.

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Halloween Safety

did you know decorations cause 1,000 home fires each years

Halloween safety       Make it a great Halloween: When choosing a costume, stay away from billowing or long trailing fabric. If your child is wearing a mask, make sure the eye holes are large enough so they can … Continue reading

Fall Maintenance

Fall maintenance

The calendar has turned to Fall; the month during which we transition from fall into winter is right around the corner. With less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead for Detroit Metro Area, it’s an opportune time to cross … Continue reading

Halloween Fire Safety … October update


 ** When choosing a costume, stay away from bil-lowing or long trailing fabric. If your child is wearing a mask, make sure the eye holes are large enough so they can see out.** Provide children with flashlights to carry for … Continue reading

Bitter cold, no power for many after ice storm

Michigan ice damage

Hundreds of thousands of people from Michigan to Maine remained without power on a bitter cold Monday after an ice storm blasted its way across the country dumping 2 inches of ice in some places. More than 200,000 power customers … Continue reading

Holiday Greetings!

Holiday Greetings!

Thank you to everyone for your continued support! Our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. With appreciation for your business we would like to extend our warmest wishes to you and your family this holiday … Continue reading

Helping Hands at Christmas

helping hands

We kicked off  ‘Helping Hands’ project this week and would like to invite you and your company to join Rapid Recovery Service in our quest to give back to our community—every one of us CAN make a difference this winter season. … Continue reading

How to thaw frozen pipes / future protection

pipe break water damage repair

Thaw Frozen pipes by wrapping them with rags and repeatedly pouring hot water over the rags. Once the pipes are thawed, remove the rags and re-wrap the pipes with dry insulation material to prevent re-freezing. If this method is not … Continue reading

Three Southeastern Michigan Tornados touch down

Tornado restoration

Nature is a very powerful and humbling force at times …  We know it has been a tough week for those in Southeastern Michigan, they experienced the three tornadoes that touched down last week in the thumb region. Our thoughts … Continue reading

Helping Hands for kids in the community!

Helping Hands

We are kicking off  ‘Helping Hands’ project this month and would like to invite you and your company to join Rapid Recovery Service in our quest to give back to our community—every one of us CAN make a difference this winter … Continue reading

Carbon Monoxide Safety Week!! Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide is a dangerous gas produced when heating systems are not working correctly. You can’t smell, taste or see carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide can build up inside a house because of incomplete combustion and cause severe sickness and even … Continue reading

Fall Maintenance

Water Removal Specialists

Fall maintenance is a necessity to ensuring safety in your home and business. As summer nears its end, and the warmer days left in the season are numbered, make your life easier by taking care of some end-of-summer maintenance tasks … Continue reading

Seasonal Maintenance

24 hr truck Water Damage Clinton Twp, MI

As a constant series of chores, home maintenance is a four-season job and one which should not be taken lightly. The tasks of each season are unique and November’s jobs are mostly preparatory in advance of colder weather. If your … Continue reading

National Flood Safety Awareness Week

Storm - flood damage

Flooding is a coast to coast threat to the United States and its territories in all months of the year. National Flood Safety Awareness Week is intended to highlight some of the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated … Continue reading

Ice storm recovery in Lansing area

ice dam removal

Ice storm recovery in Lansing UPDATE: Power was restored to about 5,000 BWL customers, bringing the outage total down from about 35,000 on Sunday to 30,000 by early Monday. Downed power lines increased from 300 to more than 400. LANSING … Continue reading

Helping Hands in the Community

helping hands

  Help us help the community: We are kicking off  ‘Helping Hands’ project this month and would like to invite you and your company to join Rapid Recovery Service in our quest to give back to our community. We are … Continue reading

Keep on the lookout …

rapid sign

We are offering ways to have some fun locating our new billboards. Keep your eyes open and have some fun with us! When you see one of our new billboards, Email Tee at; … Continue reading

Flood Safety Awareness

Water Damage Restoration

March 16th – 22nd is National Flood Safety Awareness Week! Being aware of the possibility of hazardous weather in your area can save your life! Start your day by visiting to find out if your area is under a … Continue reading

Tens of thousands in U.S., Canada without power days after ice storm

winter preperations storms

(CNN) — Bonita Thomas was thankful to be in a warm Michigan shelter Wednesday, but it wasn’t the Christmas she’d imagined. Thomas was one of tens of thousands of customers still without electricity in Michigan, southern Ontario and parts of the … Continue reading

Southfield apartment blaze leaves 24 families homeless

apartment blaze

Apartment Blaze by Jennifer Chambers Apartment Blaze in Southfield.  An early morning fire caused by cooking forced an evacuation of a nine-story apartment fire. Also, in the complex the fire left 24 families homeless today. The Southfield Fire Department responded … Continue reading

What is TADD???

Flood Safety

Turn Around Don’t Drown!! What Is Turn Around Don’t Drown® (TADD)? TADD is a NOAA National Weather Service campaign to warn people of the hazards of walking or driving a vehicle through flood waters. At right is an official sanctioned … Continue reading

Flood Awareness week starts today …


The week-long campaign provides an opportunity for emergency management experts to work together in sharing information about the dangers related to flooding, how to prepare for flood events and ways to prevent future damage from floods. “Flooding is the nation’s … Continue reading

A Heartwarming Note – Helping Hands

helping hands

Helping hands program has made us proud. Have you ever been so proud that you wanted to cry? Well, I have. Just yesterday as a matter of fact. There was a knock on the door at our house. My wife … Continue reading

Crews from Rapid Recovery Services are here to aid cleanup and restoration efforts

Virginia Hurricane cleanup

Rapid Recovery Service Teams Respond to Widespread Damage following Hurricane #Sandy As the East Coast and Northeast begin to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, many residents and business owners are facing wind damage and water-damaged structures caused by … Continue reading

Rapid Recovery Service Responds to Widespread Damage following Hurricane #Sandy


Crews from Rapid Recovery Services are deployed to aid cleanup and restoration efforts “The first 24 hours after a storm causing widespread flooding and water damage are the most important in preventing secondary or permanent damage,” said Dave Norris, Rapid … Continue reading

4th Annual Opening Day Tailgate Party

Tigers Tailgate

Opening Day Tailgate Party – what a blast! Rapid Recovery Service celebrated its 4th Annual Opening Day Tiger’s Tailgate Party We hope to have all the photos from this year posted soon. To view photos of  event, visit our Facebook … Continue reading

Actress Brittany Murphy’s Death May Be Related To Exposure To Mold

Exposure To Mold

New rumors are circulating about exposure to mold being the cause of death of Brittany Murphy and her husband, Simon Monjack. Brittany Murphy’s mother, Sharon Murphy, claims that both her daughter and son-in-law died from exposure to toxic mold growing … Continue reading

Michigan Residents Lose Power From Severe Storms

Storm Damage

Some Michigan residents have to deal with power outages as a result of the severe storms that swept through mid-Michigan Monday afternoon. The severe storms produced high wind gusts, knocking down power lines and trees, and damaging homes in its … Continue reading

Storms Wreak Havoc on Southeast Michigan

Storm Tree Damage

Storms – Severe thunderstorms rolled through Southeast Michigan this past Saturday leaving many residents without power. Also, their homes damaged by the 60mph winds, 2-inch hail, and fallen trees. Accordingly, DTE spokesman Alejandro Bodipo – Member, said Wayne County was … Continue reading

Second Wettest Spring in Michigan History

Water Damage Restoration

Wettest Spring in Michigan – Last week’s torrential rainfall made May 2011 the wettest spring on record for Flint with Detroit close behind in second according to the National Weather Authority. Many southeastern Michigan residents sighed with dread as they … Continue reading

RRS Team Members Respond to Tornado Damage in North Carolina

Tornado Damage in North Carolina

North Carolina has been devasted by Tornado Damage with more than 60 tornadoes that crossed over half of the state this past Saturday. In response to this devasting natural disaster, RRS has dispatched several team members to the city of Fayettville … Continue reading

Senior Estimator, Todd Fronius, Passes Away

Todd Fronius

It is with the deepest of regrets to inform you of the passing of one of the Rapid Recovery Service family members, in the loss of Senior Estimator Todd Fronius. He passed away suddenly Saturday, June 12, 2010. He is … Continue reading

RRS Joins Two New Organizations


Organizations – Rapid Recovery Service Insurance Institute of Michigan The Insurance Institute of Michigan (IIM) is government affairs and public information association.  They are proud to represent more than 90 property/casualty insurance companies. Also supporting groups and related organizations operating in … Continue reading