Icemaggedon

When An Ice Storm Hits Your Listing, What Should You Do? Harold Spiegel of Preservation Tree Offers Advice

By Joanna England / December 17, 2013 / 4 Comments

We know that Icemaggedon doesn’t discriminate between homes it hits, and while you may have worked tirelessly to get your listing ready for MLS, a downed branch or broken limb is a huge issue when it comes to showing a home. So, what should you do as a Realtor if one of your listings was […]

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Dallas' Patchwork Power Grid Left Some In The Dark Too Long, But What Will Oncor Do To Prevent Future Problems?

By Joanna England / December 16, 2013 / 2 Comments

Nothing anyone has written about the recent Icepocalypse resonates with me as much as this bit from DMN beat writer James Osborne’s Icemaggedon aftermath coverage: For more than three days, Angela Ponce and her family huddled by space heaters powered by a small generator. They wore mittens and hats to breakfast. All the while, Ponce […]

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Dallas’ Patchwork Power Grid Left Some In The Dark Too Long, But What Will Oncor Do To Prevent Future Problems?

By Joanna England / December 16, 2013 / 1 Comment

Nothing anyone has written about the recent Icepocalypse resonates with me as much as this bit from DMN beat writer James Osborne’s Icemaggedon aftermath coverage: For more than three days, Angela Ponce and her family huddled by space heaters powered by a small generator. They wore mittens and hats to breakfast. All the while, Ponce […]

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An Icemaggedon Timeline: How East Dallas Is Managing To Survive The Ice-Pocalypse With The Help of Facebook and Neighborhood Associations

By Joanna England / December 9, 2013 / 10 Comments

We’ve been displaced from our home in Casa View Haven for going on four days now. Our little corner of East Dallas lost power around 4 a.m. on Friday, and while we thought we could tough it out that evening, we ended up doing a white-knuckle commute to Forney, where our in-laws live. A trip […]

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Is Your Landscape Ready For Icemaggedon? Harold Leidner Offers Tips to Weather Winter Storms

By Joanna England / December 5, 2013 / 2 Comments

With “Icemaggedon” hitting soon, and the cold weather officially upon us, it’s time to keep an eye out on protecting your plants from the freezing temperatures. We’ve asked noted landscape architect, Harold Leidner, to provide some insight and suggestions for protecting those plants from the cold temperatures. Freeze Protection Methods One of the essential freeze protection […]

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