Hurricane season is upon us and won’t head out until the end of November, which means several strong wind and heavy rain events are possible for the next few months. Aside from keeping your fridge and pantry stocked, there are important preparations..
In the New York City area, we are used to extreme weather conditions come wintertime, such as heavy snowstorms or Nor’easters. In general, if a home is built to meet the standards of its local building code, the roof should be able to withstand any amou..
Wind can seem innocuous enough. Cool wind on a hot day is a great relief. A soft breeze on a warm day is soothing and peaceful. Yet wind in the winter is bitter cold and harsh, leaving us with chapped lips and wind-whipped cheeks. We take care of our bodi..
From the gentle pitter-patter of rain on your windows to the enormous sidewalk puddles en route to work, you may have noticed that this past month was one of the wettest Aprils on record for New York State, with some cities recording a whopping 50%..
Typical summer weather is often fraught with flash flooding and humidity as much as it is nice sunny days. While a downpour can turn a summer day unpleasant and often drives people indoors, few people know that this rain, even when it clears up, is..
Due to tropical storm Isaias earlier this month, a lot of homeowners suffered a lot of damage, especially to their roofs. As we are still in this storm season for the next couple of months, it is becoming increasingly vital to understand how these weather..