Many people will have heard of “Acts of God” since insurance companies provide cover for them as a part of basic premiums. As a homeowner, acts of God should be covered in your insurance policy but even though you might have cover, it's good practice to do your best to prevent these from happening in the first place. Basic Acts of God disasters include: FloodFire Although you can’t do anything about these actually happening, you can minimize damage caused by them. The Raging Waters Flooding has been the bane of man since the … [Read more...] about Securing Your Home Against Acts of God
With summer just around the corner, most people’s minds are focused on booking time off work, planning a family vacation, and generally having fun in the sun. The warmer months of the year can be a magical time, but they’re far from perfect. In fact, some years, they see the worst weather you can imagine. Heavy rains, strong winds, and worse can all wreak havoc on your house. With that in mind, here are six ways to prepare your home for a summer storm. Before we get into it, remember that preparations and renovations are always easier with a … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Summer Storm
People often say that water is the most powerful force in the world. It can devastate almost as without trying. We all know that lightning is a force that is terribly loud and has extreme force wherever it lands. We know that the sun can literally cook living things alive and that heat waves are no joke. All of these things we prepare the home for and our way of life. Whether it's buying shades that we can flip open outside or put sandbags all around the edges of our ground floor, we know how to get ready for them. It's a shame then that we … [Read more...] about Batten Down the Hatches!
Given the sudden onslaught of nor'easter storms that have hit the east coast, we thought we should do a refresh to help remind you of a few key storm preparation tips to keep in mind, so you are prepared no matter what Mother Nature decides to throw at you. It’s always good to be prepared, no matter the situation. Generally speaking, your home will already be prepared for the variety of weather that you will experience in your local area. For instance, if you live in a very dry and hot location, your house will likely have been constructed … [Read more...] about Storm Preparation Every Family Needs to Take