A home emergency plan is important because we don’t know when there will be an emergency at home or in our community. As a child it’s exciting when you have a snow day or schools close due to a hurricane. It’s not until you become an adult with responsibility for the safety of others, that … Read More
Are You Ready for a Home Emergency?
Building codes at times might feel like a nuisance but they serve a valuable role in protecting our families and homes. In fact most homeowners don’t realize there are building codes until they build or remodel a house. Then you might be aware but rarely do you understand how building codes can influence what you … Read More
Home repair is never fun but after the stress of living through a storm, and looking at a long list of cleanup and repair projects, it can get very stressful. As we have many homeowners dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, this article will focus on dealing with flooding along the coast and high … Read More
Hurricane preparedness is all we can control, as nature is in charge of the weather. We even have trouble predicting exactly what’s going to happen and freak storms are now becoming normal. Last year the east coast got hit with a snow storm in October, and this year we’re getting our early hurricane warnings that … Read More
Emergencies happen everywhere. Hurricane warnings and earthquake predictions might help but it’s best to prepare ahead for natural emergencies as shown by Japan’s preparation for earthquakes. People in the affected area had little warning but knew to flee to higher ground, so loss of life was significantly lower than the Indian Ocean tsunami several years … Read More
Homeowners expect their home insurance to cover any type of accident but that’s no longer true. Each year it seems like there are more exclusions, and then for some things you have to buy an extra rider. Even more confusing is when you have work done by a contractor. When there’s an accident while the … Read More