Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane

Anytime a hurricane approaches the coast you’re likely to see scenes of people wasting their time and energy “preparing” for the storm. In fact, you might have seen these images so often that you think the folks shown are doing the correct thing. If a hurricane is approaching, forget about: Rushing to a building supplyContinue reading “Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane”

Dryer Lint Danger

Did you know that by not cleaning your dryer exhaust vent you run the risk of destroying your home? Truth! It is the leading cause of dryer fires. According to the National Fire Protection Agency survey. Americans experienced upwards of 16,000 dryer fires between 2010 – 2014. Lint accumulates in dryer vents and ducts andContinue reading “Dryer Lint Danger”

Protect Yourself from Storm Repair Scams

We are two months into the six month hurricane season and – knock on wood – we’ve had uneventful storms, despite the recent passing of the sixth named storm. That being said, September tends to be the busiest and most dangerous month for hurricane season, so we can’t let down our guards. Forecasters have raisedContinue reading “Protect Yourself from Storm Repair Scams”

The Dangers Of Lightning

What is lightning? Lightning is the flash of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity that occurs within clouds, between clouds or between clouds and the ground. The spark can reach over five miles (eight km) in length, raise the temperature of the air by as much as 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit (27,200 degrees C),Continue reading “The Dangers Of Lightning”

How To Prepare An Emergency Kit

We are three weeks into hurricane season 2020 and though we started the season with record activity, it has been quite calm over the last few weeks. The fourth named storm, Dolly, was fortunately very weak. But we shouldn’t be lulled into complacency over this brief respite of tropical storm activity, remember September is whenContinue reading “How To Prepare An Emergency Kit”

Fire Prevention And Safety

Did you know that if a fire starts in your home, you may have just two minutes to escape? Did you also know that roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 pm and 7 am, when most people are asleep? The most effective way to protect yourself and your homeContinue reading “Fire Prevention And Safety”

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor

What are the Differences Between Licensed and Unlicensed Contractors? It is a privilege, in the state of Florida, to be a licensed contractor. There are many requirements one is required to meet in order to obtain and keep a contracting license in Florida, not to mention the expense. To become licensed, a person must haveContinue reading “The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor”

Hidden Places Mold Can Be Found

Information about how hidden mold in our homes can make us sick has been well documented by the media and contractors who make a living removing mold from buildings. We all expect that mold might be lurking in the moist and dark places in our homes, such as in basements or crawl spaces. But thereContinue reading “Hidden Places Mold Can Be Found”

Why You Should Always Hire A Mold Removal Professional

Mold is not something to mess around with. Lurking in dark spaces, destroying your hard-earned property – it’s a serious problem. Mold will often go undetected and unseen. This fungal destroyer can be found in bathrooms, underneath tile, in laundry rooms and even kitchens. Whether you smell it, spot it or just reckon it’s there,Continue reading “Why You Should Always Hire A Mold Removal Professional”

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