You’ve done everything that you can do to winterize your home and get ready for those winter storms: You’ve weather-stripped doors, you’ve caulked windows, you’ve trimmed back trees and dead limbs, and you’ve even wrapped your pipes to make sure nothing freezes during those winter blizzards. Now you want to put storm shutters on your….
Winter’s rolling in quickly, and bad weather is on the way. It’s cold outside, and you’re preparing your home for the harsh winter weather. You’ve caulked and insulated, trimmed tree limbs, weather-stripped doors and even wrapped pipes in anticipation of freezing cold – what else is there to do? There is something you can do….
Winter storms can be dangerous and harmful to your home if you not prepared for them. When the temperatures begin to fall, it’s time to think about getting your home ready for bad weather. Winterizing your home was probably (or should have been) done in the fall, with things like checking the insulation in your….
Baltimore is located in central Maryland along the Patapsco River, a branch of Chesapeake Bay. The port was founded in 1706, which was well before the founding of the city of Baltimore. The Maryland colonial legislature made the area near Locust Point as the port of entry for the tobacco trade with England, making it….
Ocean City is an Atlantic Ocean resort town in Worcester County, Maryland. It’s a popular destination for vacationers in the midwest, and has a small population – 7,173 permanent residents at the 2000 census, although during the summer weekends the city swells to an amazing 320,000 – 345,000 people. Ocean City has a mild humid….
Norfolk, Virginia is named for the harbor of the same name at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and summer temperatures are hot with high humidity. Hurricanes and tropical storms brush or hit Norfolk on average of about every 3 years. And Norfolk has a long history….
Virginia Beach is a city located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Beach is the most inhabited city in Virginia. It’s a humid, sub-tropical area, with mild winters and wet summers. Because of its location, it is vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane Isabel in 2003 was the….
Cape Hatteras is on the coast of North Carolina, and is one of the most dangerous areas to sail in the world. The dangerous waters and many storms that strike the area are the reason it’s so unsafe to sail there, and so many ships have been lost off Cape Hatteras that the area is….
Wilmington, North Carolina is located between the Cape Fear river and the Atlantic Ocean in southeast North Carolina, and the residents of the city have the distinct advantage of a beach just a 20-minute drive from the downtown area. Wilmington is subtropical; the winters are mild, and the summers have high humidity and temperatures usually….
Myrtle Beach is located mostly on a barrier island between the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the East. To the east of the waterway, the land is on a sandbar or dune area. West of the waterway, the land is mostly pine forest with a normal high water table,….