Emergency Preparedness: Why You Should Have A Kit

In some areas of our great nation, it’s easier to predict when certain weather patterns will start and end. In other areas, the weather or conditions could be unpredictable. Most people don’t bother taking the time to put together an emergency preparedness kit in the event that they find themselves needing certain items that they Read more about Emergency Preparedness: Why You Should Have A Kit[…]

plumbing leaks

Avoid bursting pipes (and costly repairs) this winter with these simple tips

According to the insurance company Chubb, homeowners are more likely to experience water damage during the winter than any other time of year. “In the wintertime, the water in the pipes gets cold; it freezes,” Jim Magliaro, Risk Consulting Technical Leader at Chubb says. “Water goes everywhere.” Insulate your pipes. You can buy simple insulation for Read more about Avoid bursting pipes (and costly repairs) this winter with these simple tips[…]

Oregon flood concerns rise as memory of 1996 disaster lurks

  “With the heavy snowfall we got last week, added to the heavy rain we’re expecting, the potential for impactful flooding is high,” If you lived in northwest Oregon in 1996, this week’s weather and the forecast of what’s to come may feel ominously familiar. In late January of 1996, just like last week, heavy Read more about Oregon flood concerns rise as memory of 1996 disaster lurks[…]

Two more roof collapses at Bend storage building

Snow Load Roof Collapse BEND, Ore. – Two more large portions of a vehicle storage and former KorPine mill building in Bend’s Old Mill District collapsed Thursday, less than a day after a big part of the Hooker Creek facility collapsed under the weight of snow with a roar heard from some distance. There were Read more about Two more roof collapses at Bend storage building[…]

Central Oregon hit with Snow Storm Affecting Bend, Redmond, Sunriver, Madras, and La Pine

Oregon’s High Desert Hit With Another Snowstorm Winter weather has triggered another round of school cancelations in Hood River County and much of Central Oregon. Another strong storm began hitting the High Desert early Tuesday. The National Weather Service forecast calls for 5-to-9 inches of new snow in Bend by the evening. In the Cascades, the forecast Read more about Central Oregon hit with Snow Storm Affecting Bend, Redmond, Sunriver, Madras, and La Pine[…]

Disaster Restoration

Skull image of Hurricane Matthew spooks the Internet

A Monster Image for a Monster Storm This week, Haiti, the Bahamas, and Florida have begun to experience the wrath of Hurricane Matthew. With strong winds and rain, Matthew has caused a serious amount of destruction to everything in his path leaving people injured and homes lost. Hurricane Matthew is a monster storm and now has a Read more about Skull image of Hurricane Matthew spooks the Internet[…]