West Virginia Emergency Resources

West Virginia Emergency Resources Planning for an emergency disaster situation requires having access to good information and preparation resources. Locally, you should consider resources available in your community--especially those related to planning and local recovery information. During a disaster situation, any planning and recovery preparations you have made can be a benefit--no matter how basic. [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:33:35+00:00April 21st, 2014|Hazard|Comments Off on West Virginia Emergency Resources

The Importance of Keeping Construction Sites Orderly

The Importance of Keeping Construction Sites Orderly A construction site is not typically considered a ‘clean’ place. Clean in this context doesn’t mean free of dirt or debris, but safe and organized. Keeping a construction site in order is important not just for organizational reasons and simplicity, but for the safety of workers and visitors. [...]

By |2021-07-05T20:57:53+00:00April 14th, 2014|Cleaning, Construction|Comments Off on The Importance of Keeping Construction Sites Orderly

Roofing Techniques: How Roof Construction Has Evolved

Roofing Techniques: How Roof Construction Has Evolved Roofing is a big job and one that must be done with precision in order to ensure a safe, lasting construction. The procedures and techniques involved in roofing projects are time tested and fairly unchanging now, but they have evolved much over time. As new standards for building [...]

By |2021-07-05T20:59:46+00:00April 7th, 2014|Construction, Home Content|Comments Off on Roofing Techniques: How Roof Construction Has Evolved

Fencing that Withstands Severe Weather

Fencing that Withstands Severe Weather No matter where you live, there is always a potential of extreme weather disasters. From high winds to snowstorms, from hurricanes to tornadoes, from scorching heat to falling sleet, it is best to be prepared no matter what Mother Nature throws your way. Make sure your home is up to [...]

By |2021-07-05T21:01:39+00:00March 31st, 2014|Construction, Home Content|Comments Off on Fencing that Withstands Severe Weather

Making Your Business More Disaster Resilient

Making Your Business More Disaster Resilient Many businesses are not prepared for disasters. The limitless unforeseeable events that can affect a business and lead to closure are so often not truly considered and planned for as part of a comprehensive disaster preparedness plan. To take one recent example: the West Virginia water contamination incident affected [...]

By |2021-09-26T19:45:50+00:00February 5th, 2014|Commercial, Contents, Hazard, Insurance|Comments Off on Making Your Business More Disaster Resilient

How Not to Thaw Frozen Pipes: A Cautionary Tale

How Not to Thaw Frozen Pipes: A Cautionary Tale A recent story in the local Pittsburgh news recounts a man burning his house down after attempting to thaw frozen pipes in the basement with a heater and hair dryer. The man allegedly fell asleep after rigging this system and awoke to popping sounds, eventually leading [...]

By |2021-07-05T21:00:35+00:00January 9th, 2014|Hazard, Home Content, Storm, Water|Comments Off on How Not to Thaw Frozen Pipes: A Cautionary Tale

Winter Storms Ravage the U.S

Winter Storms Ravage the U.S If you haven’t heard: winter has arrived in the U.S. From a pleasant fall to an onslaught of freezing temperatures and snow storms after the Thanksgiving holiday, winter has undoubtedly made its mark early. The eastern part of the U.S has been especially affected over the past week by severe [...]

By |2021-09-08T13:37:17+00:00December 10th, 2013|In the News, Storm|Comments Off on Winter Storms Ravage the U.S

Panhandle CR Honored in Local Paper’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Panhandle CR Honored in Local Paper's Readers' Choice Awards Panhandle CR has just been honored with not one, but two Readers’ Choice Awards in eight distinct categories by The Intelligencer newspaper. Panhandle’s custom home construction and remodeling, as well as our cleaning and restoration services were recognized for their excellence. Panhandle has been a trusted [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:19:01+00:00November 15th, 2013|In the News|Comments Off on Panhandle CR Honored in Local Paper’s Readers’ Choice Awards

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

Spring Thunderstorms: Safety and Preparation

Spring Thunderstorms: Safety and Preparation Thunderstorms can be a magnificent occurrence--rolling dark clouds, roaring thunder, lightning, and the premonition that it is going to pour rain until it finally does. Spring thunderstorms mark the transition between winter and summer and are essential for cleaning the air and greening the ground. While some areas are prone [...]

By |2021-07-05T23:32:57+00:00July 30th, 2013|Storm|Comments Off on Spring Thunderstorms: Safety and Preparation