The Perfect Storms: 5 Metro Areas at Risk

Homeowners in these and other areas can’t stop the awesome forces of nature, but they can prepare themselves in case a natural catastrophe strikes. Continue reading

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Resistive Building Materials For Wildfire Defense

Advances in construction materials over the years have added an extra layer of security for those who are building or renovating homes in high-risk wildfire areas.

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Prepare Your Flight to Safety Now

Knowing that you may one day be forced to evacuate your home, even if it’s just for a day, you should prepare a detailed evacuation plan well in advance of any approaching calamity.

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Whole Lotta Shakin’

If you had 45 seconds to evacuate your house during an earthquake, what would you take?
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Flood For Thought

Flooding isn’t just an issue for those living near the beach or beside a lake or a river, in fact it’s the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States and is generally not covered by homeowner’s insurance. Continue reading

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Generating Power and Safety

After a major storm, it can be weeks before the electricity
is restored to all the homes affected. A generator can seem like a real savior to anyone who has lost power for a long period, but they can turn into a killer if not operated properly. Continue reading

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When Lemons Won’t Make Lemonade

It’s always tricky to buy a pre-owned car, but after a major catastrophe like Superstorm Sandy, it’s even more complicated. In the months following the disaster, many damaged vehicles will be reconditioned and sold to consumers across the country. Continue reading

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