How to Spot Flood-Damaged Vehicles

Thousands of flood-damaged cars turn up for sale after hurricanes, so knowing how to spot them can be the difference in getting a quality used car or a lemon. Hurricane Harvey caused damage to around half a million vehicles in Texas. Most of those had to be either totaled or scrapped, with water up to their windows or worse yet vehicles being completely engulfed by flood waters.

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How Energy-Efficient Windows Can Save You Money

You’ve likely heard something about energy-efficient appliances and other household items being able to save you money, but is this really true and how much can you actually save? Your home uses electricity in a lot of ways, so cutting down in certain areas can really lower your utility bills each month.

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How to Deal with Mold from Water Damage

After the hurricane season, your home may have suffered from some water damage. While that water can be quite destructive, eventually it can be cleaned up. What it does often lead behind though is mold, which can be quite dangerous if not removed.

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This Winter, Add Storm Protection Before the Hurricane Season Returns

If you experienced the latest hurricane season in Southwest Florida, you know how serious it can be. By our very nature, people are great at procrastinating. That applies to all areas of life, even when it comes to preparing your home for dangerous hurricanes. Don’t put your life or the lives of your family members in danger by waiting, start protecting your home for next hurricane season this winter.

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How to Winterize and Prepare Your Summer Home Before Arriving in Florida

At first, it might sound a bit contradictory to winterize your summer home, but it’s certainly worth it. If you live in another state during the summer but call Florida your home for the winter, you’ll want to protect your vacant home while you’re gone.

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How Does A Hurricane Form? – Infographic

Especially in children, there can be a lot of anxiety when a major storm passes through your town. Don’t let anxiety get the better of you – we have created this fun and informative infographic to describe the process of hurricane formation!

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What Hurricane Categories Actually Mean

With so many devastating hurricanes this season, the news loves reporting what category the storms are, for example, Category 4. The problem is that the average Florida resident may not know exactly what these categories mean or how they are determined.

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How Hurricane Irma Ranks Among the Worst Hurricane in Florida’s History

With all the recent devastation from Hurricane Irma, you may be wondering where it ranks in terms of the worst hurricanes in the history of Florida and the United States. While it does take a while to correctly determine the amount of damage caused by more recent hurricanes, early reports have it as one of the worst hurricanes in the history of Florida.

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Easy Ways to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Your home is a reflection of your family and your personality, so you likely want it to make a great first impression on visitors as well as potential homebuyers. Whether you plan on moving soon or just want to enhance the look and feel of your home, adding to its curb appeal is a great way to give your home a facelift.

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How to Get FEMA Assistance After a Disaster

If you’ve been affected by a disaster such as Hurricane Irma, you may qualify to receive FEMA financial assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides direct housing assistance which is available for a period of up to 18 months beginning on the date of a Presidential disaster declaration (9/10/17 for Irma).

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