Home Safety

Avoid Aluminum Foil to Line Your Oven and Other Fire Safety Tips

Moldable, relatively inexpensive, disposable, aluminum foil is a jack of all trades for food prep, right? Not so much, says Leslie Anderson, Vice President of Training for Paul Davis Restoration Inc. “We’ve seen many kitchen fires started by foil,” Anderson says. “It’s really not a tool[...]

Smart Homeowners Prepare for Severe Drought and Wildfire Conditions

The summer of 2021 has been hot and harsh, with lengthening droughts and record high temperatures afflicting much of the continent. Extreme heat blasted the western and northern regions of North America, with western Canada smashing long-held records for high temperatures. A multi-year drought in[...]

Home Water Leaks Peak in Summertime for Easily Avoidable Reasons

Water is simultaneously vital and infuriating. We can’t survive without it but it’s tough to control. This is particularly true in homes during the summertime. Residential water leaks are one of the most common causes of house damage, costing insurers a hefty $11 billion USD a year. Sixty[...]

A Summer Sizzler is Forecast for 2021 – 7 Upgrades Help Beat the Heat

Last summer, the northern hemisphere sweated through the record books. September was the hottest month of the hottest summer since humans started tracking meteorological data. Summer 2021 promises to be another scorcher to challenge commerce. Transportation will navigate softening roadways, warping[...]

Homeowners Wise to Anticipate Hurricane Forecast for 2021

Cue the suspense music: hurricane season is bearing down on East Coast property owners. Officially, the season spans June 1 through the end of November but the last six seasons started early and ended late. Last year was the worst hurricane season on record and forecasters expect another blockbuster[...]