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7 Things To Do at Your Cabin To Prevent Wildfires

From cleaning yard debris to putting out camp fires, here's a list of things to do at your vacation cabin to help prevent the spread of wildfires.

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How to Use and When to Replace Roof Tarps

Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their...


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What to Know About Frozen Pipes

Don't let frozen water pipes cause a flood. Here's what to know about frozen pipes, including how to prevent them...


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How to Install a Storm Door

These quick-and-easy storm doors ARE as quick and easy as they claim!

Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


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7 Ways Snow and Ice Can Damage Your Home

Here are seven common winter headaches faced by homeowners in snowy climates, as well as expert opinions on how to...

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What to Know About Snow Melt and Deicing Systems

Use heat to combat snow and ice on your driveway and walkways.


7 Best Severe Weather Warning Apps

When you need real-time storm and severe weather alerts, these are the seven best severe weather warning apps to have...


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What to Know About Winter Storms

Lake effect? Storm squall? Knowing the difference between types of winter storms will help you stay safe this winter.


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The Comprehensive Winter Storm Prep Checklist

Prepare for winter storms before you're snowed in. Here's what you need to do.

How to Build a Storm Shelter

Build a super safe storm shelter right inside your own home.


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How to Stay Safe During Hurricane Season

Eight tips to protect your family and home during hurricane season


Survive a Tornado | How to Choose a Safe Room

Safe rooms are designed to stay anchored to the ground during a tornado. But maybe more importantly, a safe room...


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12 Things to Prepare for a Winter Storm

Are you expecting some bad winter weather in the coming weeks? Have you been hit by surprise storms in the...


Make Your Own Storm Kits

Every family should have a Storm Readiness Kit. Here are suggestions for how to make three kits: basic, upgraded and...

Storm Guide: How to Strengthen Doors

In high winds, doors are a weak point, especially their frames and hardware. Here’s how to reinforce them.


Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...