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...
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...
9 Ways to Green Up Your Cleaning Regimen

9 Ways to Green Up Your Cleaning Regimen

We have a duty to do whatever we can to help our planet, and one way we can do that is by making “green” choices where our cleaning supplies are concerned. Green cleaning supplies are made from natural ingredients and are free of excess dyes and chemicals that can...
7 Home Repairs Best Left to the Pros

7 Home Repairs Best Left to the Pros

With so much information at your fingertips, it’s almost unfathomable how many things you can teach yourself. Home improvement shows are constantly showcasing ways to fix up aspects of your home to better fit your tastes. They make it look so easy! (#demoday) While...
Fireplace Safety 101

Fireplace Safety 101

I grew up in a relatively small suburb in the Midwest, and though we didn’t have our own backyard corn crop as you might think, my parents strongly believed in the value of hard work. Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, my dad would take his trusty chainsaw...
How to Properly Clean up Blood

How to Properly Clean up Blood

It’s a fact of life that, no matter how careful you’re being, you are going to encounter blood at some point or another. Whether you get a paper cut on the electric bill or you have an accident with the table saw that results in a large pool of blood, you or your...