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    A Guide to Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats & Home Maintenance

    Snow Removal Through the Years

    Posted by Nichole Morine on Feb 10, 2016 4:30:00 AM

    Once upon a time….

    We’re all about snow removal--specifically a very modern, technological method of snow removal. But whether you use an electric snow-melting system or a tale-as-old-as-time-shovel, it’s undeniably fascinating to hear about how things worked before our modern conveniences.

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    Topics: Insider, Snow Removal, Winter

    The Best Ways to Spend a Snow Day When You're No Longer a Kid

    Posted by Nichole Morine on Jan 28, 2016 4:30:00 AM
     
    I know--you’re probably thinking, “Adults don’t get snow days.” But that’s not so true anymore. As the record snowfall of the last several years has demonstrated, offices do close, roads aren’t always cleared, and sometimes managers agree that the safest option is just to stay home.
     
    And no matter your age or parental status, a snow day can and should be magical for everyone.
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    Topics: Insider, Winter

    The Best Ways to Spend a Snow Day With Your Kids

    Posted by Nichole Morine on Jan 27, 2016 4:30:00 AM
     
    There was no better feeling than being a kid, and waking up to a window full of snow and my mom telling me that school was closed.
     
    On a lot of those days, my parents had to work, and my sister and I would spend the snow day with our next door neighbors, taking turns sledding down the hill in a nearby park.
     
    But occasionally, my parents would take the day off of work, and spend a magical day with us inside.
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    Topics: Insider, Winter

    7 Tips To Understanding Your Winter Weather Report

    Posted by Nichole Morine on Jan 14, 2016 4:30:00 AM

    Legend has it that variations in the woolly bear caterpillar's number of black vs. red-brown segments correspond to the intensity of winter weather in the months just ahead. Now, that kind of "weather report" requires a good deal of faith to rely on. But the truth is that many homeowners often feel a little bit like they're staring at a woolly bear caterpillar when they hear their winter weather report--confused and uncertain of what to expect.

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    Topics: Insider, Winter, Winter Safety, Ice

    HeatTrak in Action: Our New Video!

    Posted by Nichole Morine on Dec 8, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    The winter months are tricky to navigate for anyone, but the group that faces the most difficulty is unquestionably the elderly. They have an increased susceptibility to slipping and falling, and are more sensitive to the cold weather conditions.

    HeatTrak solves those problems by clearing a safe path to freedom for those most vulnerable to winter’s worst.

    Just ask Mr. Hagle and Jaden!

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    Topics: Insider, Heated Mats, Snow Melting Mats, Winter, Elderly, Senior Safety, Winter Safety