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How To Protect Your Home From Flash Floods

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Trouble in Paradise

How To Protect Your Home From Flash Floods Living in Hawaii may be paradise — but even paradise has its problems. Take flash floods, for example: flash floods can be extremely dangerous and devastating to both people and property, and anything that stands in the way of a flash flood is at risk of being […]

Chasing House Pests

How to Keep These 5 House Pests Out of Your Home

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Trouble in Paradise

Hawaii’s rich biodiversity and unique wildlife are among its most attractive qualities. The tropical climate on the islands is heaven for over 3,000 native species of plants and animals. As a homeowner, however, you probably want to keep nature where it belongs: outside. Here are five house pests you’ll likely encounter in Hawaii, and a […]

Beachside foundation erosion

Foundation Erosion and How to Deal with It

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Trouble in Paradise

Foundation erosion is a common problem in Hawaii. For a number of reasons, not the least of which are rising sea levels and frequent flash floods. Whether your property is beachfront or inland, and no matter which island you live on, foundation erosion is one of the most devastating things that can happen to your […]