Tag: wind

Top Nine Ways to Protect Your Home from Severe Winds

Severe windstorms, dubbed Big Blows by Pacific Northwest locals, strike Washington and Oregon regularly, driving powerful gusts to incredible speeds of nearly 140 miles per hour. While the East Coast isn’t afflicted as frequently, another Washington – D.C., this time – took a harrowing turn in the wind tunnel in… Read more »

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, it’s possible to consider your own situation and determine the best plan to minimize your… Read more »

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

Given fuel, oxygen and a heat source, wildfires can rapidly grow into enormous, hungry beasts with terrifying power and seemingly vicious intent. Large wildfires concoct private weather systems, roaring with self-propelled 120 mile-per-hour winds that fan flames further. Their scorching temperatures preheat fuel in their paths, aiding their reach and… Read more »

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

Most of the world’s tornadoes rampage across the central United States in what’s known as Tornado Alley, stretching from west Texas to North Dakota. In an average year, more than 200 tornadoes touch down across this unique flat topography that violently introduces cool dry air from Canada to warm moist… Read more »

How to Avoid Wind Damage to Your Home or Business

How to Avoid Wind Damage to Your Home or Business

One of the mightiest forces on our planet, tornadoes wreak outlandish damage, completely devastating some areas while leaving other bizarrely untouched. Snapshots of a tornado’s after-effects can be hard to believe. An unbroken record is shoved halfway into a telephone pole. A tie rack rests 40 miles away from its… Read more »

Helpful Tips to hire a reliable Contractor

Helpful Tips to hire a reliable Contractor

Finding a reliable professional to help you with home repairs can be a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. By insisting on a few key requirements, you’re much more likely to find good contractors and save time and money. Here are some helpful tips to consider when reviewing… Read more »

Be On the Lookout for Unqualified Remediation People

Be On the Lookout for Unqualified Remediation People

After a fire, flood, or other severe damage strikes your home or business, panic can set in. What should I do? Who can I call? How fast can I get a remediation company to clean up the mess and repair the damage? Be careful! Unqualified and unscrupulous companies, who have… Read more »