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Brooke Donald

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The 2019 Hurricane Season Is Here

by Brooke Donald on 13 June 2019

The Atlantic hurricane season is known to bring dangerous weather to the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The five months of the Atlantic hurricane season spans from June 1 to November 30. After three consecutive...

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Emergency Preparedness Week

by Brooke Donald on 7 May 2019

Emergencies can happen any time, anywhere - that's why we encourage everyone to be prepared for the unexpected. Having a plan to protect your family, home, and assets is crucial, that's why we're kicking off Emergency Preparedness Week with 3...

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Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies

by Brooke Donald on 11 April 2019

95% of pet owners in the United States consider their pets to be part of the family, and nearly 70% of American households have a pet. Is there anything you wouldn’t do for family? In an emergency situation, your pets may be rendered helpless. If...

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Getting Ready for Tornado Season

by Brooke Donald on 5 March 2019

In 2018, there were 987 confirmed tornadoes in the United States. Tornado season generally starts in March and continues through to June, although tornadoes can occur any time of the year. Tornado Alley runs through 19 states with Texas,...

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Be Our Valentine

by Brooke Donald on 14 February 2019

Valentine's Day is known as the most romantic day of the year. Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, flowers, and chocolate with their "valentine" to show their affection. In fact, approximately 145 million cards are exchanged...

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Emergency Preparedness: Be Ready for a Snow Event

by Brooke Donald on 29 January 2019

Every year hundreds of people are affected by extreme cold, icy roads, and fires caused by improper use of heaters. In the first half of 2018, winter storms caused an estimated $4 billion in damages, including $2.9 billion in insured losses....

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Winter Driving Tips to Help Keep You Safe

by Brooke Donald on 15 January 2019

Winter driving is more challenging than driving in the summer. Sleet, freezing rain, blowing snow, blizzards, and heavy precipitation can change the road conditions in less than hour. To help keep you safe during these chilly months, we’re...

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New Year's Resolutions for Restoration Contractors

by Brooke Donald on 3 January 2019

Every year millions of people make promises to themselves on the first day of the new year. For restoration contractors, now is the time to reflect on last year’s outcomes and create a plan for the future to grow your business. As in your...

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Encircle’s 12 Days of Home Maintenance

by Brooke Donald on 21 December 2018

Winter is coming! And it's notorious for wrecking havoc on homes. To help get your home ready for the season, we're introducing our 12 Days of Home Maintenance! Each day we have a different tip to help prepare your home for the weather, so you...

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