Posts in the Helpful Tips Category

How Smoke Damages a Home

Smoke Damage: How it Can Hurt Your Home Smoke damage can wreak havoc on your home, but how? Read on to learn more. A new house fire is reported to fire departments about every 24 seconds. Fires cost thousands of civilians their lives each year and do costly damage to homes and nearby buildings.  Fire and smoke damage is […]

5 Signs that Mold may be Growing in Your House

Mold can be very bad for your home, as well as your health. Read more to learn about the top five signs mold may be growing inside your house. Every homeowner has fears when it comes to repairs and problems associated with the responsibility of owning a home. But, when the problem is mold, things […]

Top 10 Tips to Prevent House Fires

House fires take the lives and homes of too many people. Read on to learn how to prevent house fires. Your home is a place where you make memories and build your life. That’s why it is scary to imagine your home ever suffering from a disaster such as a fire. Although you can’t control […]

Disaster Recovery: Developing a Business Continuity Plan

In order to construct an effective Business Continuity Plan, it’s imperative that certain questions are addressed and discussed in great detail. The task of creating this plan can be complex, and feel overwhelming – but is essential in order to fully prepare your business before a disaster (or other catastrophe) strikes. Just like everything else […]

Summertime Sun Safety

Summertime Sun Safety Whether you’ve got a vacation coming up or you’re simply planning on spending time in the sunshine at home this summer, here are some tips to protect your skin from the sun. *Source: Summertime Sun Safety Coloring Page What better way to communicate the importance of wearing sunscreen than printing this out […]

Indoor Entertaining this Summer

Indoor Entertaining this Summer After a long work week, the last thing I want to do on a Friday night is get dressed up to go out for dinner. Instead, the first thing I dream about doing when I get home from work is changing into my comfy clothes as quickly as possible. Accordingly, Friday […]

Outdoor Summer Crafts

Outdoor Summer Crafts Enjoy the weather outdoors by gathering the kids, and the entire family, for some quality craft time. Family-Friendly Outdoor Crafts Windy Day Play – DIY Wind Chime Here is a great way to spruce up your backyard while recycling tin cans and beating the boredom blues.  Although adult help is necessary for assembly, kids […]

Indoor Summer Activities

Indoor Summer Activities Looking for some fun ways to keep the kids entertained this summer indoors? Here are a few indoor summer activities that the whole family will enjoy! Hands-On Activities for Kids Domino Play Day Dominoes is an ideal game to play with kids, because the rules are simple. Older children can play this […]

Summer Cleaning Shortcuts

Summer Cleaning Shortcuts Take the stress out of the season’s cleaning challenges with these shortcuts! Use leftovers as cleaning supplies. If you have half of a lemon leftover, use it to clean stainless steel fixtures and faucets. Rub it over the areas you want to clean and then wipe it down with a microfiber cloth. Get […]

Tornado Safety Checklist

Tornado Safety Checklist A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. Tornado intensities are classified on the Fujita Scale with ratings between F0 (weakest) to F5 (strongest). They are capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects through the air like deadly missiles. Although severe tornadoes are more […]