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Top Tips to Protect Your Home from Severe Weather Damage

A roof with rain gutters during a severe weather event.

Buying your dream home is a significant accomplishment, and you need to protect your investment. While there is no way you can control severe weather, you can do many things to prevent possible damage to your home and protect your family.

Here are tips you should remember when gearing up your home for an upcoming weather event.

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Winter Chores and Safety Tips

Gloves and a toolbelt to symbolize winter chores needed in the home.

Winter is a magical time of year, but not without its own challenges, mainly as it concerns the safety of our loved ones and homes. It is critical to be proactive to protect the structural integrity of your property and those who reside within it as the temperature drops. This comprehensive guide will review crucial measures to safeguard your home during winter.

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Comforting Cold Weather Recipes to Try

A woman trying a winter weather recipe by cooking soup on the stovetop.

As daylight hours are short and the temperatures drop, it’s time to break out the comforting cold weather recipes. Whether you’re looking for something warm and rich or an easy meal that will keep your family full, there are plenty of delicious recipes to choose from. From hearty soups and stews that come together in minutes to seasonal drinks, these winter recipes will be sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. So grab a blanket, turn up the heat, and get ready for some delicious wintertime cooking!

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Preparing for Extreme Weather

Dark clouds indicating an extreme weather condition is on the way.

Extreme weather can occur at various times of the year, depending on the part of the world that you call home. If you live in an area of the country that is known to experience weather phenomenon such as hurricanes, tornadoes, or winter snowstorms, are you prepared? Read on for tips to help keep your family and home safe during harsh weather.

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Keeping Pets Safe in Winter Weather

Winter weather can create extra challenges for homeowners, between shoring up vulnerable areas against wind and rain, and winterizing structures against freezing cold.  But wintertime can pose serious risks for your pets, too, so follow these tips to help keep your home a safe and comfortable place for your pet in winter weather.

1. Keep them inside your home. Domestic pets don’t have inherent traits that protect them from extreme conditions any more than you do so if it’s too nasty for you to be outside, it’s too nasty for your pet. Keep domestic pets inside and make sure outdoor livestock has adequate shelter, dry bedding, and blankets, if necessary, to protect them from cold, wind, rain, ice and snow. Continue reading