Posts Tagged ‘snow’
 
 
 
Driveways & Sidewalks
 

Better Snow Shoveling: Tips and Tools To Save Your Back

Shoveling snow is a fact of life for many of us, and just because we get used to it doesn’t mean we have to like it. Snow shoveling can put a real strain on your back, and leads to very real injuries every year, ranging from pu...
 
Fall
 

Winterize Your Home In 10 Steps

If you’re not quite ready to think about winter yet, we understand. But ready or not, the nights are getting cold, and it’s better to get ready too early than too late. There are quite a few ways to prepare your home for the ch...
 
Gardens
 

Five Great Plants for Winter Color

Between white snow and bare, grey tree branches, most landscapes can look pretty monochromatic during the dead of winter, but homeowners in search of winter plants to add a splash of color to their snowy front yards are in luck...

 
Emergency Preparedness
 

Stay Safe and Warm During Winter Storms

Severe winter weather can strike at any time during the colder months, and the conditions that come with it – strong winds, blowing snow, freezing rain and subzero temperatures – present a variety of hazards to homes and homeow...
 
Maintenance & Repairs
 

When Is Snow Removal from Your Roof Necessary?

Severe winter weather can dump huge amounts of snow on rooftops, and in some cases the weight can be a serious hazard. Usually, rooftops in cold climates are built to withstand the weight, but every year a few roofs collapse un...