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14 Ways to Save on Water This Summer

It is going to be a long, hot summer, but that is not anything new. What is new are the advanced restrictions your town has placed on water usage, mandating water bans and increasing usage costs to help consumers make more efficient choices.

Home Tips

Hurricane Season & Your Emergency Supplies

Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, but a weather emergency can happen at any time. When a storm hits, will you be ready?

Home Financing

So You Have Hurricane Roof Damage, Now What?

Tweet By Mike Rogers You have been listening to the radio and TV, the outlook is not all that great. A category II or III hurricane is forty eight hours

Travel Tips

Bad Weather Coming? Don’t Forget The Pets!

Tweet Hurricane season isn’t the only time of the year when bad weather can change your plans. If the tempest becomes bad enough you may have to evacuate your home

Home Tips

6 Timely Home Winterizing Tips

Tweet With summer coming to an end, thoughts of winter are hardly being entertained as leaves begin to change, apples ripen and pumpkins are ready for the picking. Yet, by

Consumer Tips

Are You Prepared For The Next Hurricane?

Tweet All eyes are on the tropics as the first group of named storms crop up, with one or more poised to make landfall over the coming days. For people

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As Hurricane Season Approaches, Food Storage Planning Takes Precedence

Tweet Have you ever lived through a major hurricane? I have. Twenty years ago Hurricane Hugo slammed ashore all across the South Carolina lowcountry coast, wrecking havoc everywhere. Our home

Home Improvement Home Tips

The Value of Do-It-Yourself Lawn Care

Tweet The insistent knock at my front door one frigid February day was unmistakable: my neighbor’s landscaper was stopping by to offer me his services for the coming year. I

Home Tips

Cold Weather Increases Likelihood of Burst Pipes

Tweet The coldest weather in years is now descending upon most of the country bringing with it frigid temperatures and related problems not usually experienced by many homeowners including frozen

Home Building

A Fresh Approach to Outfitting Your Lawn

Tweet This article is part of our ongoing home construction specification plan series. Assembling a Home Construction Specification Plan — Spec Plan S: Landscaping First impressions of a home are