11 11, 2014

Natural Cleaners for Green Cleaning

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00November 11th, 2014|Cleaning|Comments Off on Natural Cleaners for Green Cleaning

Natural Cleaners for Green Cleaning   While planning for cleaning projects, keep in mind there are a lot of alternatives to commercial cleaning solutions. A less toxic, more environmentally friendly cleaning experience is possible with the right products. Substituting certain kinds of commercial cleaning solutions with more natural, environmentally responsible alternatives can reduce pollution, environmental [...]

6 11, 2014

Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources

By |2019-03-20T15:04:57+00:00November 6th, 2014|Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources

Planning for a Winter Power Outage: Alternative Heat Sources Winter storms can cause widespread power outages which can quickly become more than an inconvenience during freezing temperatures. When power is so important in the winter for heat, having a plan for restoring heat during an outage is critical. Whether you use a fireplace or a [...]

31 10, 2014

How to Prevent Burst Pipes

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00October 31st, 2014|Hazard, Home Content, Water|Comments Off on How to Prevent Burst Pipes

Pipe bursts can wreak havoc on your home. The damage to the pipe itself is often relatively easy to repair—but the subsequent flooding can create real problems. Fortunately, homeowners can avoid the problem altogether by taking steps to prevent the pipes in their home from bursting. But in order to prevent pipe bursts, you’ll need [...]

28 10, 2014

Better Disaster Planning: The Disaster Prep App

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00October 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Better Disaster Planning: The Disaster Prep App

The importance of disaster planning can’t be stressed enough. Fortunately, the planning process has become a lot easier with smartphone technology and the many apps that are available for your phone. There are numerous disaster planning apps built expressly to help you prepare for a natural disaster or other emergency situation. These apps have the [...]

24 10, 2014

How to Create a School Fire Evacuation Plan

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00October 24th, 2014|Fire|Comments Off on How to Create a School Fire Evacuation Plan

How to Create a School Fire Evacuation Plan Schools should be a safe haven of education and learning for young minds.  Unfortunately, disasters do happen in rare instances, and it’s important that your school have an emergency evacuation plan in place.  A well-crafted fire evacuation plan can save lives.  In fact, school administrators have a [...]

21 07, 2014

Surviving Summer Heat

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00July 21st, 2014|Hazard|Comments Off on Surviving Summer Heat

In some situations, the summer heat can be more than just an uncomfortable bother, it can be deadly. These soaring temperatures and overloaded air conditioners have the potential to knock out the power on a large scale, resulting in less than desirable temperatures across homes. If these temperatures remain at these levels without some relief, [...]

7 07, 2014

Summer Disaster Preparedness

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00July 7th, 2014|Contents, Hazard, Storm|Comments Off on Summer Disaster Preparedness

The heat of summer is upon us. While summer is a time of fun, sports, barbecues, parties and more, it is also a time when an alarming number of accidents can occur. Better protect yourself and your family by preparing for common summer disasters, and knowing how to react in the face of each of [...]

24 06, 2014

72 Hour Emergency Kits for Quick Response

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00June 24th, 2014|Hazard, Home Content|Comments Off on 72 Hour Emergency Kits for Quick Response

72 Hour Emergency Kits for Quick Response Emergency preparedness kits are essential tools of protection to have at home in the event of a natural disaster, power, or other utility outage. Kits can be as rudimentary or complex as you choose, but any kit you put together should be able to sustain you and your [...]

16 06, 2014

Disaster Apps to Help You Stay Safe

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00June 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Disaster Apps to Help You Stay Safe

There are numerous disaster preparation apps for your smartphone that can help inform you of disaster risks, preparation, and help ensure that you have the knowledge you need to confront any type of disaster or emergency situation. From apps with real time reporting capabilities and interactive maps of recovery centers to weather apps and active [...]

9 06, 2014

Water Purification Tips for Disasters

By |2019-03-20T15:05:03+00:00June 9th, 2014|Hazard, Water|Comments Off on Water Purification Tips for Disasters

When a large scale disaster strikes, it is difficult for help to arrive and serve everyone in need, especially if it is in a heavily populated area. Know how to prepare your home and family should you find yourself in a situation such as this. Learning essential skills such as water purification will help ensure [...]