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  1. Use Panty Hose for a fast fix

    by jfinn

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    Did you know that panty hose’s can be used to remove ice from gutters.  That is right take a pair of panty hose fill them with chloride ice melter.  Then place on the roofline and the gutter and let the calcium chloride go to work.  Pretty soon you will have ice free gutters.  Please be […]

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  2. Flooding Prevention and Tips

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      With the rainy season coming, take these steps to protect your home from water damage:  Fix leaks immediately. Leaky roofs and foundation cracks allow water to get into your home, which can weaken the structure and provide a perfect habitat for mold. When you see wet spots on the ceiling or cracks in the […]

  3. Ice Dams

    by jfinn

    Ice damming safety and tips for removal and prevention: Ice dams form when a cycle of melting and refreezing snow accumulates on a roof. Two key factors are the outside temperature and the temperature inside the attic of an affected home. The warmer the temperature is inside the attic, the more the snow will melt. […]

  4. 9 volt batteries burning down the house

    by jfinn

        Did you know that a 9 volt battery could burn down your house? Important things to keep in mind regarding safety with household objects:   If you’re like most of us, you store your batteries in “junk” drawers and random places around the house. All you need is a metal object to strike […]

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  5. Do you know whose coming into your home or business?

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    Many of us contact contractors to come into our homes and place of business to either fix something, install or build and are not concerned with the liability coverage that they have.  For the majority of us our home is one of our biggest assets and yet we don’t spend the time to determine if […]

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