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Category: Weather


“There’s No Place Like Home” – Prep it for Spring Storms!

If the wind was strong enough to pick up Dorothy and Toto and pull her entire house into a tornado and send them to the magical Land of Oz, there is no telling what it could do to your property….

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How to Prevent Tree Damage to Homes

A couple of summers ago, my family was planning a vacation to Texas for a wedding. Flights were booked, hotel rooms blocked, and all of our bags were backed. The morning we planned on leaving for the airport, we got…

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Tips to Get Your Home Spring Ready!

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, enjoying the warmer weather and the merciful end of snow and ice. (Not to mention my birthday!) But, spring also brings rain, storms,…

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Prevent Slips and Falls with a Snow & Ice Removal Plan

It’s snowin’ and blowin’ everywhere in Ohio right now and in much of the U.S., but like my grandma says, “It’s that time of year!” There are times when we have to venture out, even during and after winter weather…

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The Cold Hard Facts About Ice Dams

Winter is in full force and the potential for claims resulting from ice dams is on the rise! While most of the damage caused by a winter storm is immediate, ice dams losses usually don’t occur until several days after….

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Snow and Ice Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention

During the winter months, it can be very dangerous trying to navigate on sidewalks, driveways, streets, parking lots, or just about any hard surface if there’s snow and/or ice. Ice is great in our soft drinks and ice teas, but…

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Through the Roof! How Roofing Scams Will Cost You

  In January 2020, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2019 Consumer Sentinel Network Report showing that they received a total of 23,963 reports from home repair, improvement, and product fraud. This is a staggering amount of fraud reported…

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Do you have collision AND comprehensive coverage? You better check!

It’s that time of year when all the deer are roaming around, so it can be dangerous for people traveling on the road (see our recent blog post Oh Deer! Drive Defensively this Season). We also know that ice and snow are coming…

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How to Prepare your Home for Winter

I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season. The weather is perfect, the leaves turn beautiful colors, and it means the holidays are quickly approaching. The worst part about the autumn season is that it goes too…

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What factors can change the extent of hail damage on neighboring homes?

As the end of summer is approaching, now is a good time to revisit the phenomenon of hail and the possible damage it can do. As the National Severe Storms Laboratory indicates, hail is a form of precipitation consisting of…

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