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FIRE CAUSES AND SAFETY TIPS

We’re fast approaching the hot and dry season of Summer, and accidental fires are easy to come by. When was the last time you reviewed some fire prevention tips? A single spark is all it takes to create an uncontrollable blaze, so

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HOW TO FIND WATER DAMAGE

Up to 70% of water damage is hidden from the naked eye. Materials such as walls, floorboards and carpets can actually act as barriers for everyday fans to reach the moisture, letting the moisture settle and cause lasting effects. So if so

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HOW TO PREVENT FROZEN PIPES

Below-freezing temperatures can be expected every winter in the Midwest. Not only are these cold temperatures hard on your energy bill, but they are also hard on your pipes. When water freezes, it expands, and this can cause trouble for both plastic

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Raking snow off a roof

HOW TO SAFELY USE A ROOF RAKE

After record winter storms hit the region earlier this month, snow has inevitability piled up on roofs. Large amounts of snow, especially wet, heavy snow, can cause damage to your roof such as ice dams, leaking or even collapsing. What are your options

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Ice dams on edge of roof

WHAT IS AN ICE DAM?

Icicles hanging from your home may appear beautiful as they glisten in the sunlight, but they can create problems for your roof, gutters and attic. This buildup can lead to what is called an ice dam.  An ice dam forms along the

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Turkey fryer

DANGERS OF TURKEY FRYERS

From 2017 to 2019, around 2,300 residential fires were reported each year on Thanksgiving Day, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. It is the one day of the year with the most home-cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. The

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