Here’s something that may surprise you: Power surges aren’t always stormy, lightning-fueled events that fry your electronics. Oftentimes, surges are low-level pulses that occur as a result of the unsteady flow of electricity within homes. But wherever the surges originate, over time they can degrade the circuitry of your appliances …keep reading
Wildfires—large, unplanned fires that burn in natural areas—can happen anywhere and anytime, especially during periods of drought and high winds. While May to October has historically been considered “wildfire season,” some experts now believe that wildfires are a concern year-round.
Fortunately, you can help protect your …keep reading
Thunderstorms can be thrilling to watch: the darkening skies, the rolling thunder, the moment when the rain finally starts pouring down. (There’s a reason there are thousands of cool lightning-strike videos online!) But even though they don’t get quite as much coverage as hurricanes, thunderstorms can also be dangerous; damaging …keep reading
This epidemic isn’t reserved for coastal areas—floods can happen anywhere. But large-scale protective solutions are in the works, and there’s plenty you can do to help keep yourself safe in the meantime.
On July 30, 2016, rain poured down on Ellicott City, Md.—as many as 8 inches in …keep reading