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How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

Identify the source, prevention, salvage and flood insurance are the keys to dealing with water damage after a flood.

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 […]

How To Board Up Your Windows Preparing for a Storm

How To Board Up Your Windows Preparing for a Storm

As hurricane Irene is approaching the Eastern seaboard, residents in low-laying areas must seek higher ground immediately and have little time to prepare their homes for the storm. But for those homeowners who are sticking it out through the hurricane or live in areas that aren’t under an evacuation order […]

Get Ready for Gustav

Get Ready for Gustav

As residents flee from hurricane Gustav, many of them face the difficult task of not knowing what condition their house may be in when they return and what to do if they’ve lost everything. We’ve pulled some links from Charles and Hudson as well as other sites that can help […]

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. […]