SAFE & SOUND: 5 Ways to Drive Safely in Snow and Ice (if you must!)

in snow, ice, safety tips, driving Feb 26, 2019

We all know the safest thing to do when snow or ice is in the forecast is to just stay put. Virginia’s climate is notoriously fickle so this dangerous mix is a constant possibility during winter. That's why it's important to stay aware of the latest weather updates in the southwest and north and central Virginia.     Check road conditions with alerts and VDOT's free mobile apps, and have an emergency car kit.

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What's an Ice Dam and What You Should do if You Have One

in homeowner tips, snow, ice Feb 26, 2019

They're pretty and kids love to play with them. But if you've got giant icicles hanging from your roof, it could mean trouble.

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4 Simple Outdoor Home Winterizers

in homeowner tips, ice, Virginia, winter, diy, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Sep 12, 2018

It's super windy on this late fall day in Stafford, Virginia.And that chilly wind is doing a good job of blowing the majority of leaves off the trees. I can actually feel a teensy draft sitting near a window in my house. That brings us to some last minute things to shore up outside before Old Man Winter’s first lasting freeze. Let’s keep your home protected from the elements and keep the utility bill down to boot!

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