Hydroplaning: Causes, Reactions, and Avoidance

Vehicle drives through a large amount of water on the road, risking hydroplaning.Imagine driving down the highway, listening to your favorite song, and suddenly you feel as if you’ve lost control. Your car starts gliding on a layer of water covering the road and you must react quickly. This is hydroplaning—an experience that every driver fears but should be equipped to handle. Today, we’ll go over what it is, how you should react in this situation, and what you can do as a driver to avoid it. [Read more…]

Common Complications Caused by Clogged Gutters

A close up image of a gutter system on a brick houseColorful autumn leaves are a welcome distraction from the cold weather, but it’s only a matter of time before those leaves detach and clutter your gutters. This is a yearly hassle for every homeowner, but it’s an important component of every fall cleanup, as neglecting your gutters can have unfortunate and expensive repercussions. These simple ducts play a vital role, so it’s essential that one cleans them out to prevent these common complications caused by clogged gutters. [Read more…]