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How To Deal With Ice Dams

Get that Snow off Your Roof! The winter season means we need to be aware of ice dams. So what exactly is an ice dam? An ice dam occurs when snow accumulates on a roof and a cycle of melting and refreezing occurs. Two factors, besides snow, significantly contribute to the formation of ice dams: the […]

Holiday Safety

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season! From late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes, safety should be top of mind.  What follows is tried-and-true advice to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season.   Traveling for the Holidays? Be Prepared If you’re traveling this year, be sure […]

Fire Hazard: Paint Rags and Spontaneous Combustion

Oily Paint Rags Can Spontaneously Combust Spontaneous combustion occurs when rag or cloth is slowly heated to its ignition point through oxidation. A substance will begin to release heat as it oxidizes. If this heat has no way to escape, like in a pile, the temperature will rise to a level high enough to ignite […]

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane Preparedness Each year many parts of the United States experience heavy rains, strong winds, floods and coastal storm surges from tropical storms and hurricanes. The northeast is not immune to hurricanes as witnessed in 2011 with Hurricane Irene. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th with the peak occurring between […]