Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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America’s Homeowners: On Storm Watch

All types of residential “heavy-weather” storm products are seeing a dramatic increase in both acceptance and usage. These range from a variety of inventive window covering products to complete interior “fortified storm safe rooms” lined with the very same material used in bullet-proof vests.
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Home Insurance Policies: Which Ones Do You Need?

Contrary to what many believe, an insurance policy isn’t a “cure all.” Unfortunately, many people become aware of this when they are most in need of help – after a crisis such as a fire, flood, earthquake or tornado. Thus, there is no time like the present to review your insurance policy to determine if you have the proper coverage.
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How to Protect Your Home from 4 Unexpected Disasters

These unexpected disasters could cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. Here's how to minimize the loss.
Standard point of use surge protector.

Lightning Protection for Home Appliances and Electronics

Lightning can damage appliances and electronic devices, even if your home doesn’t receive a direct hit. Watch this video for tips on how to protect your home by installing a whole house surge suppressor.
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How to Protect Your Home from Solar Flares and Solar Storms

The sun's magnetic and sunspot cycles are expected to peak in 2013, bringing a stormy season to our solar system and an increase in sun related damage here on Earth. Read on to find out how to protect your home and electronic gear from damage caused by solar flares and solar storms.