Is Your Home Prepared for Winter?

Protecting your home from winter weather conditions is an important item for any homeowner’s to-do list. There are many ways that the cold, snow, and ice can damage your home… A frozen water pipe can burst and flood your home or basement. An ice dam in your gutter can cause … Read More

Preparation Tips for Snowbirds

If you are a snowbird heading south for the winter, there are several key things you can do to help protect and winterize your home. Taking these steps can help protect your vacant home from theft, water damage, heating or electrical system malfunctions, and other possible threats while you are … Read More

How Much Snow Can Your Barn Handle?

Snow load is the downward force on a building’s roof by the weight of accumulated snow and ice. Your barn roof or the entire structure can fail if the accumulated snow load exceeds the weight the building was designed to shoulder. It doesn’t take a blizzard to cause problems; an … Read More