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Have you heard the story about the tornado?

Did you hear the story about the tornado? There’s a twist at the end. Did you know that while tornados can occur any time of the year, they occur most often in the spring and summer…and guess what? Spring is sneaking up on us! So take a moment to make sure you are prepared in […]

2017 Recap

What a year 2017 was! The year of the rooster was tumultuous to say the least – but let’s not forget the notable icons we were introduced to over the last 12 months: The unforgettable Salt Bae Record sales for glasses and off-the-chart search traffic for “my eyes hurt” after the solar eclipse. And don’t […]

In Deep Water?

When outside temperatures drop down to an icy 20 degrees, pipes freeze. When pipes freeze, they break…and then when those broken pipes thaw…well, you end up in deep water! IN JUST 24 HOURS: 250 gallons of water can leak from a 1/8-inch crack in a pipe – deep water indeed! Mold starts to grow, increasing […]

How to Deck – Not Wreck! – the Halls this Holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of year – creamy hot chocolate, sleigh bells ringing, crisp winter breeze, twinkling lights, and my personal favorite, that fresh smell of evergreen and Christmas trees! ‘Tis the season to Deck the Halls; here are a couple tips to help you deck the halls safely this holiday season! Is it […]

Don’t Get Roasted!

It’s no surprise that firefighters report Thanksgiving, a holiday centered and celebrated around the kitchen table, as the most common day for home fires to occur. What cooking fiascos spark the most flames? Here are a few tips to make sure your turkey is the only thing getting roasted this Thanksgiving! Make sure you clean […]

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Space Heater Life

It’s that time of year – leaves in various shades of orange and red floating down from the trees, hints of cinnamon in daily fragrances, and the cool, crisp air that instantly creates a craving for a warm drink. The moment you tuck your sandals in the back of your closet provokes a season of […]

Don’t be Spooked by OSHA

Spooked. It’s the feeling you get when you walk passed that rusted “DANGER” sign into a dark, creepily vacant hallway; the moment when chills run all the way down your spine and you find yourself whispering, “Am I just hearing things, or are those footsteps behind me getting louder and closer?” It’s that same feeling […]

5 Common Mistakes That Could Turn Your Restoration Project into a Haunted House

October, the month practically screams “Boo!” It’s the best time of year to settle in, cozy up to a bowl of Halloween candy and binge watch those traditional horror films guaranteed to give you goosebumps. There are two things you can always count on with every film: the main character being chased up the stairs […]