West Nile Virus 2012 – Yard and Gutter Tips for Homeowners

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The weather has been unusually warm in the summer of 2012.  It’s led to the belief the insect population would explode. How might that effect West Nile Virus 2012?  Cases have been already been reported, and it’s a disease that runs it’s course through the fall.  As a homeowner, its best to be prepared and […]

Hurricane Preparedness


12 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Impending Storm We at MasterShield hope our friends and customers in the Northeast will be spared the double whammy of an earthquake and a hurricane in one week. But as Mean Irene bears down on the eastern US, we found some good tips in our “go bag” for […]

Hail Damage: What Just Happened to My Home?

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Hail Damage to Home According to the National Severe Storms Lab (NSSL), Florida may get the most thunderstorms, but Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming usually have the most hail storms. From a safe vantage point, people find hail storms amazing, but reality quickly sets in with the thought of dealing with hail damage.