Tips for Teaching Kids About Natural Disasters

Tips for Teaching Kids About Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can be a scary topic for children, but preparing together for these events is a great way to ensure your family’s safety. Once children know what to do when emergency strikes, they will be better equipped to cope and react quickly. Like any new...

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Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes

Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes

A flooded property is bad enough. The last thing you need is to increase the stress and destruction by making blunders in the cleanup process. While you may be able to fix a small mess effectively and quickly without requiring professional assistance, more severe...

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How to Repair Your Roof After A Storm

How to Repair Your Roof After A Storm

Have you ever wandered out into your yard after a storm and noticed a single, shining shingle (say that five times fast!) lying there in the middle of your grass? Bad rain and hailstorms can damage your roof, but even strong winds can cause enough damage to warrant a...

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What Do I Do if I Lost All of My Documents in a Disaster?

What Do I Do if I Lost All of My Documents in a Disaster?

A house or business fire can be absolutely devastating in terms of physical destruction as well as mental and emotional damage. You may feel so overwhelmed that you’re not sure what you need to do first. To start, take a deep breath and let it out slowly. You’ve got...

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The 411 on Mold in Your Home

The 411 on Mold in Your Home

Mold. Everybody’s seen it: that last bit of cheese growing a furry, white, cotton-like substance in the back corner of the fridge. It’s gross. It smells. It’s uncomfortably icky. Mold is everywhere because it’s an integral part of our planet’s system for decomposition...

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New Year’s Resolution: DIY Attic Cleaning

New Year’s Resolution: DIY Attic Cleaning

If you’re like most people, you probably only venture into your attic a few times a year when you’re looking for specific things – the Christmas tree, empty storage tubs, hand-me-down clothing – and then you promptly get what you need and get outta there. Even though...

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Fight Condensation at Home

Fight Condensation at Home

Just the other day, an unusual cold front blew in, so we turned our heater on the night before in preparation. The next morning, the first thing my little boy did was run over to the window and start smacking his hands down in a small pool of water on the windowsill....

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What are the best ways to improve home safety for the New Year?

What are the best ways to improve home safety for the New Year?

If you’re looking to start 2020 off right with New Year’s resolutions, don’t forget home safety. It’s easy to neglect home safety measures until they turn into a crisis. But if you’re proactive, you can eliminate a whole raft of disasters. We asked experts in the...

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How to Help Families After A House Fire

How to Help Families After A House Fire

With all of the lights, heat, and flammable decorations this time of year, it’s no wonder that the holiday season sees a spike in house fires. In fact, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) and the American Red Cross have put out some staggering statistics...

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Should You Choose Hardwood Floors for Your Business?

Should You Choose Hardwood Floors for Your Business?

Hardwood flooring has a reputation for adding class and sophistication to any space, but just how well does it hold up in a workplace environment? The answer: hardwood floors are a top-notch option for any business for a lot of reasons. No matter your business décor,...

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What to Do if Hail Damages Your Home

What to Do if Hail Damages Your Home

Hailstorms are one of those natural occurrences that can catch you completely off-guard. What was originally forecast to be a simple thunderstorm can transform into a dangerous hailstorm at the drop of a hat. This might leave you feeling helpless as you huddle in your...

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Technology to the Rescue for Natural Disasters

Technology to the Rescue for Natural Disasters

Whatever the reason – fate, the end of the world approaching, climate change, or sheer, dumb luck - the United States has endured more deadly disasters in recent years than ever before in its recorded history. Wildfires are destroying hundreds of thousands of acres...

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