Before tearing down that wall…

The so-called “open floor plan” is all the rage in architectural and realty circles, and it would seem that all it takes to achieve a more spacious living space is a sledgehammer and a dream. But before your impromptu audition for an HGTV home improvement show, there are some things you should consider. Most importantly,…

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toilet overflow

Cleaning Up A Toilet Overflow

The aftermath of an overflowed toilet is one of the biggest headaches of a homeowner. It smells. It creates a soggy mess. And it is extremely unsanitary. If this ever happens in your home, it is critical to act immediately to prevent permanent damage to your dwelling. A sewage backup occurs when there is a…

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hurricane season

Hurricane Season – How to prepare

Hurricane season begins on June 1, so it’s time to review some basic safety information to keep you and your loved ones safe. While folks who live along tropical cyclone-vulnerable coastlines can become used to preparing for such devastating event, even people who live well inland can also be affected. As anybody who has experienced…

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what to do after a tornado

What to Do After a Tornado

A tornado can have a devastating impact on hundreds of thousands of lives with in seconds. People’s homes, businesses and memories can be destroyed extremely quickly. Other issues can stem from a tornado like fires and explosions due to gas leaks or damaged power lines. People can be hurt and injured in many different ways.…

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