Disaster Preparedness

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Blizzard Safety Hacks

Make sure you’re ready for winter’s worst.

Power and Electrical Outage Essentials

10 must-have items in case the lights are off.

7 Must-Know Tips for Using Your Generator Safely

Make sure your power generator is operating properly -- and that you know how to use it safely -- before disaster strikes.

It's Cold Out There: Stay Safe While You Work or Play Outside

Just because it's cold doesn't mean you're not overheating.

The Pineapple Express Damaged Your House? Now What?

Nature finds a way, and sometimes no matter how well you prep wind and water are going to do some damage.

How to Chop and Store Firewood

You want to chop firewood around six months before using it.

How to Create a Food Stockpile for Emergencies

You can't predict emergencies, but you can plan for them.

How to Prepare for a Flood

You never know when tides could rise, flooding your home.

How to Prepare Your House for Blackouts

Save money in the event of a blackout with these tips.

How to Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group

Neighborhood watch groups prevent crime and lead to a better sense of security around the home.

7 Things Homeowners Should Know the Location Of

From power boxes to property lines and attic entrances, here's a few things you should know how and where to access around your house.

Disaster Prep: Securing Your Home

Make a safe refuge for you and your family.

Emergency Backpack: The Items You Must Have

Read this article for a complete list of what to have in your emergency backpack.

How to Pack Emergency Backpacks

Having a ready-to-go emergency backpack is the best way to survive when disaster strikes.

18 Emergency Supplies to Have at Home

Feel extra prepared by having these emergency supplies at the ready.

How to Build a Tornado Shelter

A tornado shelter can keep your family safe from harm. Check out this handy guide to build one in your own backyard.

Put Together An Emergency Tornado Kit

There are a variety of first air, survival, and emergency type kits you can prepare for emergencies. Be prepared so you can help your loved ones in the aftermath of a tornado.

Disaster Prep: Choosing and Using a Generator

Ride out the one disaster you're almost sure to experience.

7 Essential Items for Blizzard Survival

You don't want to be without your chainsaw, gloves, and these 5 other items.

Disaster Prep: Food Stocks

When you're hunkered down for the duration, what will you eat?

Creating a Disaster Kit for Work

You have a disaster kit at home, so why not at work?

A Home/Auto Emergency Kit for All Occasions

Are you ready for the next emergency?

You're Snowed In - Now What?

Preserve your heat, water, food and sanity.

5 Items to Leave Out of Your Emergency Survival Kit

Does your disaster kit include the kitchen sink? Lighten your load with these guidelines.

Disaster Prep: Heat/Sanitation/Water

How to stay warm, hydrated and clean, in the face of chaos.

4 Great Emergency Kit Containers And Bags

Having an emergency kit is vital for every household. This will allow you to have access to important

Tips for Stocking a Tornado Shelter

A tornado shelter is an essential structure or space in your home especially if you are in an area that

Tips for Dehumidifying a Storm Shelter

If you have just built a storm shelter or already had one in your house when you moved in you need to

Preparing an Earthquake Survival Kit for Your Kids

If you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, having a good earthquake survival kit is absolutely

A Primer On Snow Blowers

Shoveling snow can be hard, heavy and as you get on in years potentially even dangerous. While some people

How to Stock a Storm Shelter

Maintaining a storm shelter in preparation for a natural disaster may seem a bit alarmist to some, but