I have scoured everything I can find in regards to whether it is better to buy combination smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors or, if it is better to have them separate devices. I have not been able to find anything on that exact topic. I did find a lot of information on placement of… Read More »
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 »
According to Ready.gov how to shelter depends on the hazard you are sheltering from. I’ll use two hazards from our Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan: Tornado/Wind Storm and Hazardous Materials. During a tornado we all know that you should shelter in a basement, or on the lowest level away from corners, windows, doors and outside walls. Practice… Read More »
https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather The Ready site link above has so much great winter preparedness information. It is proven that those that have a plan have a much better chance of surviving severe winter weather. So go ahead, click the link, make a plan.
We never know when we may by hit by a disaster or emergency. This time of year it is especially difficult to survive the weather related emergencies. Power outage, caught out in a storm, car won’t start due to cold or stalls because it overheats. So many things can happen that may begin as an… Read More »