Mold, especially toxic black mold, growth is a big concern after a flood.
In an emergency situation where regular water service has been interrupted – like a hurricane, flood or water pipe breakage – it is not only important to have a water supply, but also to have ways of treating water if needed.
Follow these essential steps to minimize a hurricane’s damage to your property and valuables.
Despite flood disaster losses becoming more likely in coastal areas as development increases, many people in such high-risk areas still don’t have flood insurance to protect their properties.
Power outages can add an extra level of danger when tropical systems hit and can make it unsafe in some areas even after the storm has passed.
Establishing an emergency plan in case you need to leave home quickly can keep your family safe and take strain off coping with the aftermath of a natural disaster.
In event of an extended power outage following severe weather, having a generator at home can be a huge advantage. But if used improperly, the devices can seriously harm or kill unsuspecting families.
Taking a refreshing dip can be a fun way to cool off when it's hot outside, but the water doesn't protect the human body from heat-related dangers.
It’s now the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin and with that comes the threat of an active September and the possibility of activity in October and beyond.
Swimmer's ear is a common ailment that can affect people of all ages after repeated or prolonged exposure to water.
Although the warmer months are popular for training, scorching summer temperatures can quickly mean serious trouble for athletes.
The last place you'd expect to land during a relaxing summer getaway is in the emergency room, but it happens more often than we think.
During the long summer days when children are permitted to stay up later and sleep in longer, their school-year sleeping patterns might be thrown out of whack.
Harmful pollutants are not confined to outdoor spaces, and they can be found in homes and offices. However, plants can help to improve indoor air quality and clean the air you and your family breathe.
If you’ve ever wondered why it can sometimes feel stiflingly hot as your clothes quickly dampen on a summer afternoon, humidity is the likely culprit.