If you have a disability or special need, you may have to take additional steps to protect yourself in an emergency. If you have family, friends or neighbors with special needs, help them with these extra precautions.
The following basic recommendations can be used in extreme emergencies to add temporary plywood shutters to doors and windows.
When you are preparing to clean after a flood, start with safety. Here are tips to ridding your home of moisture safely.
Flooding causes more than 90 percent of all disaster-related property damage in the United States but most homeowner policies do not cover flood damage. Because of this, homeowners need flood insurance—a special policy backed by the federal government, with cooperation from local communities and private insurance companies.
Protecting windows from high winds not only helps you avoid damage to your house, it also reduces the likelihood that you or members of your family will be hurt by broken glass and debris.
With the foundation in place, the trucks bring in the house sections for assembly.
The proper lighting and the ability to control each layer of light is the key to composing a stunning visual environment.
A solid foundation is more than a footprint. That's why the Hammonds took the time to work through the design details before deciding on a shallow basement for their seashore home.
Oceanfront property, while desirable, creates many hurdles before groundbreaking can begin.
Building a deck can add beauty and value to any home. Here, some advice before you get started.