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New Innovations for Storm-Resistant Homes

Today, homes and office buildings look pretty much the same as in years gone by. But aesthetics aside, some of the newer storm-resistant construction techniques that are finding their way into new construction projects take weatherproofing to a whole new level.  For example, the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing… Read more »

This Is No Time for Second Best™

Paul Davis companies have long benefited from an industry reputation of outstanding mitigation and restoration services. Exit interviews among Paul Davis customers, insurance agents and adjusters throughout North America point out that the customer care Paul Davis technicians and support staff provide goes hand and hand with the top-quality mitigation… Read more »

Vent Cleaning to Avoid Fire Hazards

It might surprise you to learn that not maintaining a cleaning schedule for your dryer can have expensive and even deadly results. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are more than 2,900 reported dryer fires each year, with an estimated five deaths and $35 million in property loss. At… Read more »

Spring Storms: Sudden and Severe

Most of us look forward to spring each year. Longer days, milder temperatures and nature’s blooms put us in a better frame of mind. There is, however, a darker side, because spring’s emerging warmer air and the remaining colder atmosphere of winter often collide, with dangerous results. Throughout North America,… Read more »

Replace or Repaint Older Siding?

Hands down, the most widely used exterior siding materials in the United States are either vinyl or aluminum. These materials last a long time, but they won’t last forever. Typically that means a good lifespan of 20 to 25 years on a home. So when it does come time to… Read more »

7 Ways to Improve Your Bathroom Walls and Floors

Do you find your bathroom…underwhelming? Whether the walls aren’t the right color or the flooring leaves something to be desired, updating your bathroom’s look can make a big difference, especially if you’re thinking about listing your home for sale. What’s more, you don’t have to do an entire remodel to… Read more »

Is it Time for a Home Addition?

Are you thinking about adding on to your home? Whether it’s because you’ve outgrown the space or because you simply think an addition will add value to your home, planning an addition is no easy task. What’s more, it can cost quite a bit of money. Here are some important… Read more »