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Monthly Archives: September 2018

    Ways to Upcycle Fallen Trees, Stray Logs, and Branches

    By Admin | September 26, 2018

    In the wake of hurricane Florence, we’ve all noticed so many beautiful fallen trees all over town. In the midst of such destruction, lets make something beautiful! Here are a handful of creative ways to upcycle fallen trees, logs and branches:   Side Table: Just cut and lacquer for an easy side table.    ... Read More

    What Should I do After a Heavy Storm? A Home Maintenance Checklist

    By Admin | September 25, 2018

      Just because you avoided major damage doesn’t mean there aren’t parts of your home to check for hidden concerns. Harsh storms can cause damage to your home that might go undetected for weeks or months – making an insurance claim difficult, if not impossible. The following is a list of things to check for... Read More

    Organizations Lend a Helping Hand After Hurricane Florence

    By Admin | September 21, 2018

    As we start to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of hurricane Florence, it is so reassuring to see neighbors and communities coming together to help each other in time of need. We have put together a list of various organizations lending a helping hand that welcome donations if you are so inclined to... Read More

    FEMA Urges Florence Victims to Start Filing Insurance Claims

    By Admin | September 20, 2018

    Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are advising survivors of hurricane Florence to start the process of filing insurance claims for damage. You may qualify for federal assistance to cover losses not included in your homeowner, renter or other insurance policies. FEMA is currently concentrating on those who were forced to evacuate, had... Read More

    Hurricane Prep Checklist

    By Admin | September 10, 2018

    Be prepared for hurricane season with this safety checklist of basic items and preparations:   House Prep – bring in or secure all furniture on porch – close and secure windows and doors – secure any loose siding or shutters   Food & Water – water (one gallon of water per person, per day) –... Read More

    September 2018 Area Events

    By Admin | September 5, 2018

      New Hanover County   Barn Dance BBQ September 15th at 6:30pm Marker 137 175 Whipporwill Lane, Wilmington, NC 28409 https://bta.ticketbud.com/barn-dance-bbq-   Enjoy square dancing with live caller, live music with the Folkstone String Band, a barbecue dinner including wine and beer plus raffle prizes drawing for a 7-day stay-cation or choice of 3 luxury... Read More