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The Economy: Doesn’t Winter Come At The Same Time Every Year?

Lately, whenever there is an earnings miss or a disappointing number concerning consumer spending, the cold and harsh winter will typically be blamed! As an example Kohl’s same-store sales missed analyst numbers this morning rising 1.4% when expectations were for a rise of 2.6%. Why? Predictably, they were ‘hurt by colder-than-usual weather in February.’ Yesterday Macy’s also […]

Ice dams and what to do about them!

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If you live anywhere in the northeast these days chances are, when you look-up at your gutters, all that you see is a block of ice hanging off of it! For those reading this who may have been looking for a name to put with the visual, these are ice dams and most of the […]