Dry Soil & Your Foundation

As we start getting into the dog days of summer here in the Midwest, the rain showers and thunderstorms become few and far between. The lack of moisture doesn’t only have adverse effects on crops and livestock, the foundation of your home or business may also suffer.   The clay-based soils which are typical in our area are susceptible to …

#Ka-Boom: Independence Day Safety

It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, backyard barbecues, trips to the lake. Whatever you have planned, it is important that you follow safety precautions so you can enjoy the holiday with your friends and family. Below are some tips from the American Red Cross on how to stay safe this 4th of July. FIREWORK SAFETY  The safest way …