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Lightning protection can help you limit your risk of lightning damage and help in protecting your home.
Lightning strikes injure hundreds of people and cost millions of dollars every year in damages. Read these lightning protection tips to help keep safe.
These hailstorm safety tips can help you limit the damage due to hail, and help with your overall disaster preparedness.
Excessive snow on the roof, attic condensation, and ice buildup can cause roof damage, water damage and personal injury.
Too much snow on your roof can cause structural damage. Ice dams can form and also puts excess weight on your roof. Learn when and how to clear it safely.
Winter sidewalk safety is a chore, but keeping your sidewalk clear might help prevent accidents, and trouble.
You can't stop spring showers, but you can prepare your home and surroundings for thunderstorms, severe winds and more.
If you live in an area prone to severe weather, consider the protection of a safe room.
High temperatures, humidity, strong winds and hurricanes can really take a toll on homes. You can protect your home against the extreme elements by adding storm windows.
Check out these preparation tips for before a storm hits and what to do after the severe weather has passed.
If your area got hit hard by recent storms, scammers may arrive offering repairs to your roof and other property damaged. Learn to spot them.
You see the alert. Your area is under a tornado watch, or even worse, a tornado warning. Know the differences between them, and what to do during a tornado.
Severe weather and severe wind are common throughout the country. Read these safety tips to help your emergency planning.
The aftermath of a tornado can feel scary and overwhelming. Here’s how to address your most urgent needs first, and how to start the tornado recovery process.
Learn what straight line winds are, how they differ from tornadoes, and how to stay safe.
If a tornado spins your way, understanding tornado safety will help keep you and your family as safe as possible. Start preparing now for more peace of mind.
Wind is an unpredictable element that can threaten your home and safety. But there are steps you can take to help increase your safety.
Tips to help you assess your risk and identify ways to help protect your home and family.
The aftermath of a wildfire can feel overwhelming. When you get the all-clear to return home, know where to start and how to stay safe as you recover.
Learn how to prevent costly water damage and the different water leak detection systems with automatic shutoff valves available on the market today.
Reduce sewer or drain losses in your basement by checking drainage, reducing backflow, and installing a sump pump.
Wet basement problems can cost you thousands of dollars. Here are steps to help identify the source of the water and ways to minimize your risk.
Stay safe when you need a portable generator to provide temporary power to your home.
Ready to take the plunge on a DIY home project? Looking to save a few dollars in the process? It pays to weigh all of your options before you start.
Helpful tips to prevent further water damage, safely begin cleaning up and finding a contractor to help repair damage to your property.
Constructing a storm shelter space within your home can help protect you from natural disasters and weather emergencies.
Frozen pipes can cause significant water damage in your home. State Farm discusses ways of preventing frozen pipes, and how to deal with burst pipes.
Weather conditions can weaken or destroy your roof system. Impact-resistant shingles can help.
Be prepared for before a power outage, know what to do during a power failure and what you may need to do after one.
Shady contractors and home repair scams can cost you. Discover tips to protect yourself from repair scams by learning how to spot home repair fraud.
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