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Hail Guards: Protecting Roof-Mounted HVAC Equipment

Posted By: Amy Casey on August 24, 2020

Hailstorms can wreak havoc on your roof-mounted heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment. Severe damage can result in loss of heating and cooling, water damage and loss of use of the facility.

3 Reasons to Upgrade to an Impact-Resistant Roof

Posted By: Amy Casey on July 31, 2020

If you’re one of the millions of American homeowners who reside in a region with intense and frequent storms, then you may want to consider upgrading your roofing shingles to safeguard your roof from devastating storm damage.

Power Outages: The Do’s & Don’ts

Posted By: Shamara Glover on July 24, 2020

If you experience a power outage, whether it be from severe weather, a collapsed tree, or something else – you’ll want to keep these do’s and don’ts in mind:

5 Techniques to Safeguard Your Window Well

Posted By: Amy Casey on June 2, 2020

Window well drainage can quickly become a nightmare for any homeowner. It is one of the most common waterproofing problems that contribute to basement flooding. Your window well protects your home by providing adequate drainage of rainwater and/or snow melt.

6 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Spring Storms

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 20, 2020

Spring storms may be unpredictable, but your business’s reaction to them doesn’t have to be. By utilizing the proper precautions and planning, your business should be able to bounce back from whatever Mother Nature throws your way:

5 Things You Should Never Do During a Lightning Storm

Posted By: Amy Casey on June 21, 2019

Playing in the rain is one thing – but playing in lightning is an entirely different story. Lightning is the third most frequent cause of storm-related deaths in the United States, resulting in about 30 deaths and several hundred injuries every year.

7 Ways to Fortify Your Home Against Tornadoes

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 22, 2019

Your home is your safe place, but it can easily become a dangerous place to be in the event of a tornado. Even if you don’t live in the area of the U.S. known as Tornado Alley, tornadoes have been known to occur in every state and in every month.

Tornadoes: Preparing Beforehand and Staying Safe throughout the Storm

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 8, 2019

We’ve all been there – the winds start to howl, the skies turn charcoal gray and the rain beats fiercely on our homes. Just the sheer thought of a storm turning from bad to worse makes our skin crawl. What if a funnel begins to form? What if that funnel actually touches the ground?