27 Aug 2016

Sites and Apps to Keep You Informed About Hurricanes and Storms in Your Area. When there is a threat of a tropical storm or hurricane, it is best to stay on top of the situation so that you can prepare your family and your home for the storm’s impact. Below you will find a list […]

30 Jul 2016

No one wants the ugliest house on the block and you certainly won’t command a higher asking price if your home lacks curb appeal.  You also won’t get any prospects if your home’s exterior looks bad. After all, your house features may sound good on paper, but as soon as a potential buyer pulls up […]

29 Jul 2016

After Hurricane Andrew hit Southern Florida in August 1992, the state started to promote the use of impact resistant roofs, windows and doors. Many areas in Florida now require hurricane-proof windows in all new homes and buildings. These windows are suggested to anyone owning a home or other structure that is in an area where […]

24 Jun 2016

Recently we heard a story about a couple who moved into a new home in the country. The house had a lovely breakfast room with large windows that offered a view of their backyard and the neighboring yard. The first morning as the couple lingered over their coffee the wife commented “Look at the neighbor’s […]

24 Jun 2016

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” is a familiar phrase, but when it comes to creating safe shelter from the wrath of Mother Nature we should change that saying to “Survival is the mother of invention.” From ancient times people have found ways to protect themselves, their families, and their belongings from dangerous weather. Structures […]

26 May 2016

With Hurricane Preparedness Week here, now is a great time to start thinking about how you’re going to protect your home going forward. While you might not feel that you’re in any immediate danger, it really does pay to protect yourself in case you get caught off guard. Think about it this way: it’s far […]

26 May 2016

According to the Florida Division of Emergency Management, your doors and windows are “the worst enemies of your home during a hurricane.” Replacing your old windows with high-impact, hurricane-resistant windows has been proven to be a wise choice for safety. It is also an extremely sound choice as far as your finances are concerned. Let’s […]

26 Apr 2016

People react differently to storms and hurricanes. For some of us, a storm can actually be quite exciting and as long as we’re safe, warm and dry indoors, it can be almost soothing to hear the weather outside. For others, however, this can be a highly frightening experience and one that leaves us anxiously watching […]