High Costs of Hail Storms

High Costs of Hail Storms

The news frequently highlights the disastrous effects of tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes. We see images of homes crushed to rubble, roof-high floods, roaring flames sending tendrils of black smoke into a neighborhood’s sky. Cracked streets and fallen buildings easily make it to the television screen. While these disasters are …

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Three Easy Ways Everyone Can Save Money This Autumn

Three Easy Ways Everyone Can Save Money This Autumn

From purchases to energy savings, fall is a great time to save money on things. Purchases When fall hits, big retailers like Target, Walmart, The Home Depot and Lowes need to make room for holiday and winter inventory. It’s the perfect time to save a lawn equipment, patio furniture and …

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Blood Pressure and Cold Weather – Need to Know

Blood Pressure and Cold Weather – Need to Know

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently updated their high blood pressure guidelines, resulting in 103 million adults falling into the category. This was an increase of over 30 million people from the old guidelines. Since cold temperatures can cause blood pressure spikes, it’s important to …

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What to Do in the Event You are Frostbitten

What to Do in the Event You are Frostbitten

Frostbite occurs as a natural response to extremely cold temperatures and is meant to actually protect your inner organs from damage by cutting off circulation to the extremities of your body. These extremities include your hands, feet, toes, fingers, nose and ears. If you notice, these are all parts of …

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Advice for Finding an Accident Lawyer

Advice for Finding an Accident Lawyer

Hopefully, you will never need to follow this advice, but sometimes accidents happen. Add in inclement weather and driving can be downright unsafe. When it’s the other person’s fault due to negligent behavior, sometimes civil action is required to protect yourself. Whether its property damage or injuries, you should never …

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Save on Heating by Not Making These Mistakes

Save on Heating by Not Making These Mistakes

Aside from having regular maintenance performed on your heating system you can save by avoiding these common mistakes during the cold weather months.  There are a lot of ways to improve your homes energy efficiency, as well as a lot of ways you can cause damage. By not making these …

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Fall Weather Prep for Your Home

Fall Weather Prep for Your Home

After a hot summer, many of us are ready for cooler weather and turning leaves. But is your home ready? Here is a list of things that every homeowner should do to get ready for fall. Gutters Clogged gutters can lead to extensive home repair costs. Without proper drainage, water …

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The Top Seven Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Top Seven Cold Weather Safety Tips

Dealing with cold weather can be more than just a chilly annoyance – it can also be a health risk. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, here are the top ten tips for cold weather safety from our friends at the Red Cross. 1. Wear Layers Preserving your …

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