Will a “Grey Hurricane” Strike Tampa in the Near Future?

Here on the Rain Control Aluminum blog we’ve talked about hurricanes a great deal. So when The Weather Channel mentioned the possibility that a so-called “grey” hurricane could strike in the future the article immediately piqued our interest. What is a “Grey” Hurricane? It’s a funny term for a kind of super hurricane. It’s called a “grey” hurricane as a reference to the “grey swan” theory–the idea that the world can hold extreme outliers which deliver a massive impact. In other words, sooner or later there’s going to be a storm which is..

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Four Natural Herbs Which Repel Mosquitos

Summer is the season for mosquitoes, and here in Florida, they can get to be a real nuisance. Warm weather with a lot of rain is guaranteed to get their populations exploding. Not only are they bothersome, but they can be carriers for disease. Ever heard of malaria? They’re carriers for the protozoans that cause it, and to this day, they remain a public health concern for the Florida Department of Health. Admittedly, advances in health care and medicine have greatly reduced the number of fatalities due to malaria, but prevention is still the best..

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7 Reasons to Embrace Florida Friendly Landscaping

Spring is here, and planting season is right on the horizon. Soon people will be out there redoing their landscaping and getting it ready for the pretty summer months ahead. So now is the time to really give Florida-friendly landscaping some serious thought. It may seem to take a little more effort than the landscaping you’ve grown used to doing, but it doesn’t have to. In fact, you may be pleasantly surprised by how much work Florida-friendly landscaping saves you in the long run. But if you’re not convinced yet, here are 7 great reasons..

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