July: Good Time to Review Homeowner Insurance Needs

Chances are you’ll never be able to read everything you’d like to this year. However, here’s one thing to read that may make a big difference to you? Your homeowners insurance policy. Here’s the truth: your homeowners insurance policy is a long, boring read. In fact, I’m sure you could… Read more »

Red Cross Tips for Pool Safety

No matter where you live, chances are that there is a community pool, a water park, or even a body of water nearby – and summertime is a great excuse to go swimming! In addition to putting on plenty of sunscreen and knowing swimming basics, there is quite a lot… Read more »

Smart BBQing Tips

It’s summer! That means it’s time to pull out the grill and make yourself (or your friends and family) some BBQ. Cooking well over open flames certainly takes some skill–and a lot of safety. Of course, if you read through the helpful BBQ tips we’ve shared below, you’re already halfway… Read more »

Keeping Ahead of Basement Water Leaks

There are a lot of things to love about rain. It washes away dirt and debris, it nourishes your garden, and it keeps your grass looking fresh and green. Another thing rain, especially a good heavy rain, can bring is basement water leaks. Flooding in your basement is never a… Read more »

In­-Place Drying

You didn’t mean for it to happen, but it did. Whether your washing machine, tub, dishwasher, or another portable source in your home leaked fresh water, chances are things got pretty wet. The carpeting, pad, and everything else was soaked, too. The last thing you want is for mold to… Read more »

Sudden Summer Storms

Sudden summer storms often do much more than spoil our plans for outdoor activities in the afternoon and evening. Each year the U.S. experiences over 100,000 thunderstorms, most occur during late spring and throughout the summer months, making North America home to the world’s most extreme weather. Early European settlers… Read more »