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Category: heavy rains

  • Extend the Life of Your Roof

    Your roof should last many years, depending on the quality and methods of construction, and the materials used. However, you can help prolong the life of your home’s roof by following these inspection and maintenance recommendations. Frequent visual inspections are important to watch for loose or missing roof covering (like shingles, tile or metal panel), […]

    August 22, 2023

  • Driving in Rain Safety Tips

    Driving Safely in Rain The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that more than 20 percent of accidents in the country are caused by poor weather conditions. And over 400,000 people, on average, are injured in weather-related crashes each year. Specific weather conditions require specific responses. Of all inclement weather situations, you’re most likely to find […]

    June 15, 2023

  • Driving Tips for Rainy Weather

    7 Tips to Help You Handle Rainy Days Behind the Wheel At some point, every driver in Michigan has to deal with rainy weather. But, many don’t know what to do, so they just drive as they normally would. However, with slick roads, flooded streets and reduced visibility, that can be a recipe for disaster. […]

    February 25, 2021

  • Lightning Safety

    Lightning Facts and Fallacies The next time you see or hear a thunderstorm, you might want to take a moment to review what you know about lightning safety. Strikes are most common during the summer thunderstorm season, but they can happen at any time of the year. And, a lot of less-than-accurate ideas about lightning […]

    April 2, 2020

  • Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

    Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many areas of the country, and they help keep things green, even if they keep you […]

    April 30, 2019