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Preventing Floods in Your Home

Topic: Disaster Preparedness

When it comes to flooding, no home is 100% safe. Flash floods can strike with zero warning. Your family might be able to escape the rising waters, but what happens to your home? Elevation Is Your Friend Even if your house isn’t at the top of a hill, you can still safeguard many aspects of

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2017 Home Improvement Trends

Topic: Seasonal Prep

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to restore your home with the most current and up-to-date home improvements. So far in 2017, the new-and-improved home consists of low maintenance, energy-efficient, green-friendly utilities for enhancing everyday life. Are you looking for the latest trends in improving your home? Below we have three ways

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Common Roofing Problems After a Visit from Old Man Winter

Topic: Seasonal Prep

Springtime weather is on the way. We may impatiently anticipate warm, spring weather while the roof on your house might disagree. Year after year, Old Man Winter brings on freezing temperatures and heavy snow, leaving unfortunate roof damages. Are you experiencing roof condensation, ice dams or deteriorating shingles? Learn about three common winter roof issues

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How to Prevent Pipes From Freezing (and How to Thaw Out Frozen Pipes, Too)

Topic: Seasonal Prep

Winter – have you had enough of it yet? While most of us worry about warming up the car for those brutal morning commutes, many overlook a cold weather hazard that’s right under our feet at home. We’re talking about frozen plumbing pipes. This common problem can lead to major (and expensive) damage if ignored,

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Ice Dams: How to Safely Remove and Prevent Them

Topic: Seasonal Prep

“Those icicles have been known to kill people!” Remember that quote from A Christmas Story? It’s one of the many memorable lines from one of the best holiday films of all time, which is most likely playing on some television channel as you read this. Although young Ralphie had to think fast after he nearly

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Easy DIY Projects to Get Your Home Ready For the Holidays

Topic: Seasonal Prep

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time again to tackle those necessary autumn home improvement tasks. These seasonal preemptive DIY projects are important not only for curb appeal and your incoming guests; they can also help you find issues around your home before they turn into bigger problems. Clean Your Driveway and Sidewalk Before

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Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter

Topic: Seasonal Prep

We’ll spare you the old “Game of Thrones” saying that always gets thrown around this time of year, but yeah … it’s going to be cold here soon. Get ahead of Old Man Winter before he arrives, and make sure your home is prepared. Here are four handy home improvement projects to add to your

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Home Improvements – DIY or Call the Pros?

Topic: Seasonal Prep

For many homeowners, summer’s the ideal time to tackle those home improvement projects that have been building up over the past several months. Some, like swapping out a damaged shingle, are relatively simple. Others, like replacing an entire roof, require a bit more than a toolbox to solve. So, which projects are perfect do-it-yourselfers, and

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