prevent pipes from freezing
Granted, Benjamin Franklin had fire safety in mind when, in 1736, he famously advised Philadelphians that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” But his words could…
Maximize Your Fun with a Fully-Equipped Snowmobile
Photo courtesy of Bluelemur via Flickr, CC BT 2.0 Winter’s here, and it’s been here for a while (too long for some). Large areas of our country are covered in…
#FamilyGames - Indoor Fort Building
#FamilyGames is a series of fun winter challenges we created so that the entire family can play inside when it’s too cold to play outside. Our first game in the…
Snowmobile Colorado
Photo courtesy of Mike Riela via Flickr, CC By 2.0 Although the Colorado Rockies might be best known for downhill skiing, there is no shortage of alternative winter sports here.…
#FamilyGames Cotton Ball Medley
#FamilyGames is a series of fun winter challenges we created so that the entire family can play inside when it’s too cold to play outside. Ready to test your strength, your…
Are Icicles a Sign of an Ice Dam?
Perhaps you saw them around the holidays: white or blue outdoor lights that simulate trickling icicles. Or greeting cards that depict houses with large icicles hanging from the gutters. While…
How to Winterize the Inside of Your Home
Homeowners typically know they need to protect the outside of their homes from winter weather extremes. But what about maintenance to make sure you stay comfortable and safe inside when…
Atlanta Snow
Thousands of people — including buses carrying schoolchildren — were stranded on Atlanta’s freeways for hours Tuesday night and into Wednesday, after the area experienced a winter storm. Atlanta’s NBC station, 11 Alive,…
Before You Go: Steps to Keep Your Home Safe During a Winter Vacation
The snow has certainly been piling up in Chicago this year. And, for some people, that means it’s time for a getaway to someplace warm and snow-free. Before you go…
Denver home with snow
Although Denver has had a very quiet first-half to the 2013 -14 snow season, Coloradans know that, because the Front Range can receive much of its annual snowfall during the…