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Sep 03
Let’s Explore Storm Readiness for Homes

Let’s Explore Storm Readiness for Homes

We’ve all heard the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and it’s truer that ever as storms across the country grow in size and ferocity. Storms can carry a variety of hazards with them including wind damage, debris, and jolts to your roof, walls, or foundation, not to mention secondary hazards like flooding. Wind can be one of the bigger surprises that causes storm damage because so many people and […]

by Storm Guard
Mar 27
Little girl looking into a full rain barrel

Rain Barrels: How They Work

When installed and used properly, rain barrels can be a safe and efficient way to capture a valuable resource that would otherwise be lost to storm drains. In the simplest terms, rain barrels collect water from rooftops and store it for later use. What is a Rain Barrel? Rain Barrels are specifically designed or adapted containers that hold between 40 and 80 gallons of water. These unique home devices come in a variety of […]

by Storm Guard
Sep 20
Sandbags in front of a door

Flooding: Taking the Rain Head On

Anyone who lives on the East Coast recently endured some pretty heavy rains with Hurricane Hermine. Starting in Florida as a category one hurricane, Hermine traveled up the East Coast. While it downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved northeast, the rain damage and flooding was very significant. It’s important to take preventative action in preparation for a large storm such as Hermine. So what can you do before and after heavy rains and flooding?  […]

by Storm Guard