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Tips For Driving Through a Hurricane or Storm

Tips For Driving Through a Hurricane or Storm

With hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast, many communities may be warned to evacuate. As with any natural disaster type storm whether it be a hurricane, tornado or flood, you’ll need to make sure your car is ready to go. It’s best to pack a storm prep-kit of […]

Los Angeles and Orange County Fires

Los Angeles and Orange County Fires

Photo: Ifran Khan Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency in LA County . The glow of the sunset is haunting. Here’s some news and emergency information. LA Times updates on the fires in Sylmar, Syra, and North San Fernando Valley. Montecito Fires Orange County Fires in Yorba Linda, Brea, […]

Hurriquake – Disaster Resistant Nails

Hurriquake – Disaster Resistant Nails

The winner of Popular Science’s “Innovation of the Year” is the Hurriquake Nail. These nails feature a larger head, shear shank, and deeper rings which Hurriquake claims to increase nail retention by up to 50%. If you live in an area with regular hurricanes or high-wind storms or you are […]

Protect Your Home from Flooding

Protect Your Home from Flooding

Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and rain storms, aren’t the only way water can enter your home and cause damage. You should also inspect and repair the points of entry that water already has into your home such as your refrigerator, dishwasher, sink, clothes washer, water heater, and air-conditioner. […]