The growing strength of this year’s El Niño brings the promise of a wet winter. Amidst the excitement for much needed rain however, is the fear of the damage a good storm can cause. Our extended drought has made preparation even more necessary. Preparing your home for heavy rain now will save you time and […]
As the summer comes to an end and we prepare for (hopefully) the rainy season, it’s a good time to clean and organize your home. For some homeowners that could mean out with the “old” and in with the “new”—but what to do with the “old” when it’s not quite ready for the landfill? […]
As boys and girls throughout your community get ready to head back to class, it’s important to ensure they have a safe school year. Here are some tips on how your family can be proactive and avoid potentially harmful situations:
• Obey the speed limit signs posted in your community.
• Keep your eyes on the […]
As we finally settle in to a consistent cold weather pattern and soak in the first few storms of the season, it’s time to prepare your home for the winter. While we may not get the extreme temperatures or the snow that other areas have this time of the year, it is still necessary […]
Mail theft is a serious problem in the United States, and many cases have been reported here in San Jose. Luckily, there are simple things you can do to help protect yourself from becoming a victim.
Mailboxes are a quick and easy target for thieves, especially non-locking boxes. Unlike locked mailboxes that require time and […]