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 »
If you have to travel here are links to the road reports for ND and the surrounding areas North Dakota Minnesota Manitoba South Dakota Survival kit for winter driving: BLANKETS!!! I can’t stress this enough, warmth is so very important!!! You can build a little cooker/heater, just research it on google or your web browser!… Read More »
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 »
An emergency supply kit should include a three-day supply of food and water, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio and extra flashlights and batteries. Thoroughly check and update your family’s emergency supply kit and add the following supplies in preparation for winter weather: Rock salt to melt ice on walkways; Sand to improve traction; Snow shovels… Read More »
Please take a look at the link below to some winter survival kit ideas and good advice if you are stuck in your vehicle during the upcoming cold winter months! http://www.21stcenturyadventures.com/advice/lists/winterSurvivalChecklist.html Power outage checklist When the power goes out