1. Determine the location of the frozen pipe. This can be done by touching or by running your hand along accessible water pipes in the home while feeling for extremely cold spots. If a cold portion of pipe is encountered; thaw it gently, preferably using a hair dryer. DO NOT use a propane torch, as… Read More »
It’s important to know how cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Many people don’t realize how much they exert themselves when they are not conditioned for it simply by walking through snow. Even those that are accustomed to being outdoors in winter can accidentally suffer hypothermia if certain precautions… Read More »
With Halloween Trick or Treats coming up click this link for some safety tips from the Center for Disease Control. Have a spooky, safe time!
Carbon Monoxide is an odorless gas that kills. http://www.cdc.gov/co/faqs.htm From Wikipedia information on Carbon Monoxide detectors. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_monoxide_detector I hope the snow doesn’t fly for awhile, but you never know. So be prepared to handle it!
Here is a link with information on information you need to know to buy a generator. A generator can keep you and your home warm, your family entertained, run your pumps, keep you cool. You need to know what size generator it takes to do what you want though. The link above is an informative… Read More »
This fall, sit down with your family and develop a plan. You’ll feel much better when an emergency or disaster occurs if you can have contact with your family. Figure out how to communicate in a disaster. Where will you meet up? What if you can’t be the one to pick up your young children?… Read More »