First aid for frozen pipes – steps to prevent more problems

Take steps to prevent frozen and burst pipes.

Take steps to prevent frozen and burst pipes.

With winter not even a month old, there’s plenty of cold weather ahead of us – enough to freeze pipes, causing costly water damage at your home or business.

If you suspect you have a frozen pipe – you’ve turned on the faucet, but no water comes out – call a qualified plumber immediately. Shut off the main water valve, and leave the faucets open until repairs are made.
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Heavy equipment theft can cost time as well as money

Take steps to secure heavy equipment.

Take steps to secure heavy equipment.

As a contractor, farmer or business owner, you know that the theft of a piece of your equipment could cause you misery as well as financial loss.

The financial loss goes beyond the replacement cost of the machine; it can mean down time for your business and costly delays in your work schedule. Read More

Contractor selection key to successful construction project

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Ask questions before hiring a building contractor.

If your family or business is planning a construction project in 2014, you can help assure your project’s success by selecting a qualified general contractor. Business owners and homeowners can mitigate construction risks by asking a lot of questions up front and weighing several factors before hiring a contractor.
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When deer are in your headlights

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Deer collisions increase in fall and early winter.

As the outdoor temperature gradually drops, deer activity and deer-vehicle accidents increase. Every year across the country, deer-vehicle accidents account for billions of dollars in vehicle damage, thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities. These tips can help you avoid a collision with a deer and stay safe while on the road.
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