Better Disaster Planning: The Disaster Prep App

Better Disaster Planning: The Disaster Prep App The importance of disaster planning can’t be stressed enough. Fortunately, the planning process has become a lot easier with smartphone technology and the many apps that are available for your phone. There are numerous disaster planning apps built expressly to help you prepare for a natural disaster or [...]

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Disaster Apps to Help You Stay Safe

Disaster Apps to Help You Stay Safe There are numerous disaster preparation apps for your smartphone that can help inform you of disaster risks, preparation, and help ensure that you have the knowledge you need to confront any type of disaster or emergency situation. From apps with real time reporting capabilities and interactive maps of [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:25:54+00:00June 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Disaster Apps to Help You Stay Safe

Top 3 Ways to Prepare for Freezing Weather

Top 3 Ways to Prepare for Freezing Weather In anticipation of the cold weather that comes with the transition from fall to winter, it is worth thinking about preparing for freezing temperatures. Extreme cold is very hard on everything--from your outdoor furniture to your pipes to your body and mind. Everything is affected when the [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:17:23+00:00October 30th, 2013|Home Content, Storm, Uncategorized, Water|Comments Off on Top 3 Ways to Prepare for Freezing Weather

Signs You May Have A Leak

Signs You May Have A Leak Dealing with a flooded basement can be stressful. So can removing mold from your home. Before these issues get to this point, there are ways to prevent damage. Look for the signs of water leaks before they have a chance to cause true damage.   Listen   The sound [...]

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Remodeling Your Bathroom? Check for Mold

Remodeling Your Bathroom? Check for Mold So you’re finally ready to give your bathroom the complete remodel it has needed for years.  However, after you remove a fixture or tear up the flooring, you notice something strange—expansive dark-colored spots in places that haven't seen the light of day for years. Mold can grow [...]

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What NOT to Do When Disaster Strikes

What NOT to Do When Disaster Strikes When fires or floods affect your property, the first few hours are of vital importance. How you react can make the difference between a fast, affordable, and complete recovery or weeks and months of trying to get back on your feet. Do you know how to [...]

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How To Claim A Disaster In West Virginia

How To Claim A Disaster In West Virginia If you’re in need of federal assistance after a federally declared disaster, you may be eligible to apply. Whether it’s through the U.S. government, or from the state of West Virginia, there is hope in receiving help. Disaster Assistance Center If you need any help during or [...]

By |2021-07-05T20:04:22+00:00March 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Claim A Disaster In West Virginia

Keep Your Home Safe from Fire This Winter

Keep Your Home Safe from Fire This Winter More home fires occur in winter than any other time of the year—and a majority of those fires begin in the kitchen. For that reason, it’s extremely important that anyone who spends time in the kitchen knows some of the basic rules of fire safety. By knowing [...]

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5 Steps to Prevent Burst Pipes

5 Steps to Prevent Burst Pipes Burst pipes cause big problems. Anyone who has ever had a pipe burst in their home can tell you how stressful they can be. After all, even a seemingly minor pipe burst can result in some major flooding and thousands of dollars in property damage. But why [...]

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Is Mold Growing in My Home?

Is Mold Growing in My Home? Unfortunately, not all mold growth is this easy to spot. Over the last few decades, the threat of mold growth in homes has gained increased attention. Mold can cause major damage to the structure of your home, and even worse, it can make your family members [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:28:34+00:00November 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Mold Growing in My Home?