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How do pipes freeze and burst?

With the presence of winter weather, the threat of freezing pipes is on many homeowners’ minds. Pipes burst mainly for one reason: water expands when…

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Every Home Needs an Emergency Supply Kit

It’s the time of the year for severe weather, and it always pays to be prepared. Every home should have a first aid kit, tools,…

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Be Sure That First Aid Kit is Properly Stocked

An earlier post listed the recommended contents for an Emergency Supply Kit that included a first aid kit. We received questions asking what should be…

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Be Ready for Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Even though we’ve just begun the autumn season, now is the best time to start your preparations to be sure you’re properly “winterized” and ready…

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Yes, it’s cold outside, but your home needs attention in the winter just like it would during the spring and summer months.  Now that the…

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Tornadoes

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again when many areas around the country are hit with unforgiving tornadoes.  Though they are most common in and…

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Thunderstorms & Lightning

We’ve seen them a lot lately… rain, thunder, and lightning.  Sometimes these storms can get pretty intense and cause damage to your home.  Every thunderstorm…

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An easy guide to building an emergency supply kit

  You simply cannot predict when a disaster will strike. But you can always be prepared for one. No matter what time of year it…

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