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Winter Weather Made a Tree Fall in My Yard! What Do I Do?

Winter Weather Made a Tree Fall in My Yard! What Do I Do?

It seems like Mother Nature is perpetually engaged in a game of chess pitting living things against the elements, and when you take into account all that they have to endure, trees seem to be some of the strongest players. For all of their strength and resilience, entire trees, not to mention heavy branches, can be taken down by accumulation of ice and snow. With all the harsh winter weather wreaking havoc, what do you do if it causes a tree to fall in your yard? READ MORE

Shine Some Light on Your Winter Blues

During the winter, it’s not uncommon for some people to go an entire day without seeing natural sunlight — it’s dark during their early morning commutes, and after a long day at the office, it’s dark when they leave to go home. The lack of sunshine can make the winter season feel dreary, but in some cases, it can even contribute to a form of clinical depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. READ MORE

Winter Driving Safety Tips: How to Stay Safe on the Road

How to Stay Safe on the Road with 7 Crucial Winter Driving Tips

No matter where you’re from or what driving conditions you’re used to, snow and ice command a healthy dose of respect. Winter roads have their own set of rules and safety tips for drivers, from winter driving best practices to preparing your car for the season. Follow our winter driving tips to stay safe during your cold-weather trips. READ MORE

How to Remove Winter Ice Around Your Home in 3 Safe Steps

How to Remove Winter Ice Around Your Home in 3 Safe Steps

When it comes to winter ice around your home, the best defense against property damage and personal injury is a well-executed offense. Unfortunately, you can’t always be ahead of the weather, and if you’re facing the inevitable outcome of an ice storm or a blizzard, you need to know how to handle what’s been thrown at you. READ MORE

Stay Warm in Winter Without Overworking Your Home Furnace

Stay Warm in Winter Without Overworking Your Home Furnace

I may have grown up in the Northeast United States, but I’ve never acclimatized to the cold. In fact, if a genie granted me 3 wishes, one of them would be to have someone follow me around with a space heater all winter. (Though I suppose the second wish would have to be for a magic cordless space heater, as the extension cord would be a bit of problem). READ MORE