How to Hurricane Proof Your Home

Sometimes, it feels like we are powerless against the full fury of Mother Nature. When a severe storm is barreling up the coast, with hurricane force winds, heavy rains, or deep snowfall, there is only so much we can do. But, that doesn’t mean we can’t do anything. In fact, there are a number of home improvements and maintenance you can do to mitigate damage during a hurricane or severe storm.  Cover gaps in your roof. The typical roof has gaps under the shingles which can leave you...
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How to Prepare for Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Going back to school can be a stressful time for any family, especially during a pandemic, and especially when the school reopening plans are still a bit up in the air.  As of this writing, a final decision on school reopenings had yet to be made. Yet, chances are that your kids will be back in school for at least some of the time this year. So, in addition to the usual things you might do to get your kids ready for school—stocking up on pencils and paper, buying new clothes, and so...
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