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How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

With the blizzard on the way into our area, it’s important to put together a winter emergency kit in case of power outages and extreme conditions. Here are some tips to keep you safe today into tomorrow:•    Keep your gas tank full. A full tank will keep the fuel line from freezing.•    Insulate your home -->

15 Winter Power Outage Safety Tips

Power Outage.png In 2013, extreme cold and weather storms resulted in 46 deaths, according to the National Weather Service. Wintery mixes can lead to power outages which can put you and your family at risk. In the event of a power outage this winter, check out these safety tips to help you prepare: 1. Keep -->

Weatherproof Your Home Against Winter Weather

Winter is right around the corner and it’s time to start weatherproofing your home! Here are some simple safety tips and tips from the CDC: Install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in your home! – Make sure the batteries are working! Have your chimney cleaned annually. Insulate walls and the attic. Caulk and weather-strip doors -->

Six Cold Weather Safety Tips

Winter is near! Here are seven safety tips to help you prepare for and stay safe during colder temperatures: 1. Wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm. 2. Bring the pets indoors! 3. Avoid frozen pipes – run water, even at a trickle, to help prevent them from freezing. Keep the thermostat at the -->