February, 2016

Feb 29
Phone with weather alert displayed

Weather Alerts? There’s an App for That

When it comes to natural disasters, you never want to be left in the dark. Fortunately the technology in our smartphones is more powerful than ever. Now there are advanced weather apps that can track local weather conditions in your area – much more advanced than the weather app built into your smartphone. So if you’re not near a TV or radio, you can still be alerted of any serious weather alerts – as […]

by Storm Guard
Feb 15
Green mold

Is Mold Growing in Your Home?

Schools, homes, apartment complexes, and businesses are all susceptible to mold and mildew growth. Mold grows off of water and survives on food sources (leaves, wood, paper, and dirt), oxygen, and temperatures between 40° and 100° Fahrenheit. So essentially, mold can be found anywhere. In your home, outside, and in almost any environment. Humidity and moisture in the air will invite mold into your home. And if mold spores land on a moist spot […]

by Storm Guard
Feb 01
Termite exterminator shielding his eyes

Termite Damage: What You Don’t See Can Hurt You

Termites, also known as “silent destroyers,” are some of the most destructive and prevalent bugs to cause damage to your home. There are several types of termites, with the most common being the subterranean termites and drywood termites. Subterranean termites can be found in every state, with the exception of Alaska, and cause approximately 95% of all termite damage throughout the United States. Drywood termites typically inhabit southern climates. Termite Damage Termites feed on […]

by Storm Guard