Storm Preparation and Preparedness

It’s never too early to prepare your family and your home for storms. Plan your severe weather readiness with these helpful tips, projects and product recommendations.

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    What to Know About Frozen Pipes

    Don't let frozen water pipes cause a flood. Here's what to know about frozen pipes, including how to prevent them and minimize damage.

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    How to Keep Cell Phones Charged During a Power Outage

    Your cell phone is an essential tool during an emergency. Here are some helpful tips to keep it charged during...

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    Here’s How to Help Texas Right Now

    Texas residents are in need of aid after a rare and devastating winter storm. Here are some quick and effective...

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    How to Install a Storm Door

    These quick-and-easy storm doors ARE as quick and easy as they claim!

    Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

    Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.

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    7 Ways Snow and Ice Can Damage Your Home

    Here are seven common winter headaches faced by homeowners in snowy climates, as well as expert opinions on how to...

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    What to Know About Snow Melt and Deicing Systems

    Use heat to combat snow and ice on your driveway and walkways.

    7 Best Severe Weather Warning Apps

    When you need real-time storm and severe weather alerts, these are the seven best severe weather warning apps to have...

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    What to Know About Winter Storms

    Lake effect? Storm squall? Knowing the difference between types of winter storms will help you stay safe this winter.

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    The Comprehensive Winter Storm Prep Checklist

    Prepare for winter storms before you're snowed in. Here's what you need to do.

    Severe Weather: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

    When watches, warnings or evacuation orders are issued, you need to know what to do. Review this checklist and stay...

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    Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

    From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.

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    What to Do After Hail Damages Your Roof

    Don't get ripped off when storm chasers blow into town to repair roofs and broken windows. Here's what you need...

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    12 Things to Prepare for a Winter Storm

    Are you expecting some bad winter weather in the coming weeks? Have you been hit by surprise storms in the...

    Storm Guide: How to Strengthen Doors

    In high winds, doors are a weak point, especially their frames and hardware. Here’s how to reinforce them.