Homeowner's Guide: Flash Flood Watches & Warnings

Heavy rainfall or massive snow melt can cause a flash flood to occur, which can bring a wall of water 10-20 feet high. A flash flood warning is issued when one is occurring or is imminent. If you are in a warning area, move to higher ground immediately. Listen to your local radio stations for information on evacuation routes and shelters. If your area has a flash flood watch, you have a little time to prepare your family and your home. [Read More]

4 Tips To Avoid A Home Plumbing Disaster When Taking A Winter Vacation

When you decide to finally go on that winter getaway to an exotic, warm locale, the last thing you want to worry about is having to fly back home to tend to a plumbing emergency. When your home is being left behind in the cold weather, you need to take steps to protect your pipes from the cold when they are not in use. Follow these tips before you leave for vacation, so you can relax and soak in the fun and sun without worrying about coming home to a disaster. [Read More]

Prepping Your Home To Deal With A Pandemic

Has the recent Ebola scare in the United States left you wondering what you need to do in order to prepare your home for a pandemic? If so, here are some tips that can help your home deal with an outbreak of a potentially dangerous disease, whether it's Ebola or West Nile Virus.  Preparing Your Home for a Pandemic There are several ways you can prepare for a future pandemic including: [Read More]

2 Issues You Can Fix To Keep Your House Cooler In The Summer

If your house doesn't feel as cool as it should when your air conditioner runs during the summer, you may have humidity issues or leaky air ducts. Below you'll learn how to diagnose these issues and what air conditioning repair you can do. High Humidity Levels As your air conditioner cools your home, it takes some of the moisture out of the air. When the humidity in your house is too high, some of the moisture remains in the air because your air conditioner cannot remove it all. [Read More]