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Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
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Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
Repairing a leaking roof can cost hundreds, and in extreme
cases thousands of dollars.
"With this kind of extreme cold the expansion and
contraction you see on roofs, you can get some leaks up there that you didn't
have prior to this weather from the server cold weather and the ice," said
President of Seagate Roofing Tom Elder.
To get the snow off your roof before it leaks into your
house, you can you a special snow shovel. To eliminate ice from the roof and in
gutters, you can use ice pucks made out of calcium chloride, which are thrown
up on the roof.
More importantly, you should have a roof inspection.
It is not a bad idea to have your roof inspected as it is
getting closer to the end of its life," said Elder "And many areas you can tell
that by seeing granules, the little granules coming out of your gutters, or
seeing your neighbors get roofs, or just knowing that it is 20 years old or
Another sign you many need a new roof, if your roof is clear
of snow and your neighbors is full of snow, it could be a sign of poor
insulation. In that case you may want to get a roof inspection.