How to Prepare for Severe Windstorms

How to Prepare for Severe Windstorms

In recent years, Utah has been buffeted by powerful windstorms with hurricane-force gusts. There’s no stopping nature, but you can be prepared should one of these storms strike again. Below, we share a list of tasks and suggestions to help you and your family get...

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Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Removal?

Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Removal?

No matter where you live, mold is a potential problem. Even dry states like Utah are not immune from its effects. Mold’s tendency to weaken and break down its host material eventually leads to lasting damage. With enough time, a well-fed mold can eat through the...

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How to Prevent Spontaneous Combustion at Home

How to Prevent Spontaneous Combustion at Home

The term “spontaneous combustion” is often met with anxiety and confusion by many homeowners. We assume that our properties are safe from the threat of suddenly bursting into flame. However, the reality is that spontaneous combustion is a significant risk in garage...

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Smart Home Items to Prevent Fire and Water Disasters

Smart Home Items to Prevent Fire and Water Disasters

Technology is changing the way we live on an incredible scale. We have smart speakers that can respond to our voices and do things on our behalf, like turning on music. Intelligent devices don’t just have the power to simplify our lives, however. The right gadgets can...

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Fire damage aside, what damage can smoke alone do to my home?

Fire damage aside, what damage can smoke alone do to my home?

House fires are frightening and can be disastrous, but we usually think that once the fire is out, the immediate danger is over. Unfortunately, the smoke can leave lasting damage and health hazards. We talked with several property experts and they offered some advice...

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What to Do in a Natural Disaster?

What to Do in a Natural Disaster?

Natural disasters can strike at a moment’s notice. Although planning and prevention are key, it’s how you react during the event that could help you survive. Do you know how to stay safe during a fire, flood, or earthquake? Below are some of the decisions you will...

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Types of Gloves to Protect Against Hand Damage

Types of Gloves to Protect Against Hand Damage

You need your hands to perform everyday activities, so it’s important to keep hand safety front of mind. Based on the application, your hands may be threatened by abrasive surfaces, chemicals, broken glass, splinters, and scrapes or cuts, among various other hazards....

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How do I mitigate flood damage?

How do I mitigate flood damage?

Excess moisture from storms or leaks can quickly destroy flooring and walls, creating the perfect environment for mold to thrive. For most homeowners, it is not a matter of if they will have water damage - it is a matter of when. Knowing how to handle this potentially...

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A Storm Damaged my Roof.  Now What?

A Storm Damaged my Roof. Now What?

Storm hit your area? If your house went through a wind storm, tornado, hurricane, or hail storm, you will need to inspect your roof as soon as possible. Roofs are constructed to weather the elements, but a severe storm accompanied by debris can significantly affect...

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How can I improve indoor air quality?

How can I improve indoor air quality?

Over the past year, families have been spending more time at home and indoors. While the air inside may not be polluted with car exhaust, it may contain a variety of chemicals and particulate matter. Many of these substances are not healthy for to breathe and may...

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