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Winterizing your vacation home is an important step to make sure that it stays cozy and secure as outdoor temperatures dip. Failing to winterize your home can result in problems like water leaks, bursting pipes, structural damage and invading pests or rodents. 

Here's how to winterize your home...

Garage Doors
 High winds can be a danger to your home any time of year, but they’re a particular worry in many regions of the U.S. during the hurricane season that stretches from June to November. It isn’t just the high-speed force of the winds themselves, but also the debris they carry with them that can...
Minimize Noise and Increase Safety and Energy Efficiency with Roxul Safe'n'sound

When it comes to soundproofing a room, you can hear the difference made by the right insulation. And with Roxul® Safe’n’Sound™, you’ll not only minimize noise but increase safety and energy efficiency for a peaceful space that also gives peace of mind.

Roxul Safe’n’Sound provides exceptional...

Home Technology

Do you live in a tornado-prone area?  The safest place to seek shelter from the storm is in a “safe room” right in your own home. 

The average tornado victim has less than 60 seconds’ warning that a tornado is going to strike their home.  Unfortunately, when most people hear that urgent...

Home Safety

The statistics are scary, but it is possible to survive a fire.  In the next two hours, someone in the United States is likely to die in a fire.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, 80% of these deaths will happen at home.  But thanks to a high tech city in New Jersey that...

Interconnected Smoke and Fire Alarms Save Lives

Interconnected smoke and fire alarms can save lives in the event of a house fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), most Americans feel they are more at risk of being a victim of a tornado than of a house fire, but actually the opposite is true.

Fires are more...