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Storm awareness - home-security


If you are about to get hit by a Tempest are you prepared? Do you have adequate plywood to board up your windows? Often the local burden companies will be sold out. In fact if you wait till the last close Home Depot will be out too. Do you own a portable generator? No? Get one. Do you have adequate fuel to keep it powered up? Most generators can use up to 1. 5 gallons per hour and thus you need spare fuel tanks as well? If you wait too long the gas stations will be bunged and after the Storm the power may not be crooked back on for up to two-weeks depending on the damage. If you are conversation about a absolute hit Kind III or IV it is completely achievable that it will be at least that long.

So what do you exceedingly need? Well you will need water first off. Fill up your bathtubs and any containers you have already the hurricane. Be included about 15 gallons per day per person. You can get by on 6-8 gallons if you have to, but 15 comfortably. Next you need food. Bear in mind with the power out those foods needing refrigeration will spoil in a connect of days, so you need ready to eat type foods. I don't know freeze, as much of your water as you can, ice is constantly a premium after a Hurricane.

If you have babies you need to be ready with those distinctive needs and foods. Pets are also critical issues, as they will rely on you for many things, allowing them to go hunt food for themselves could cause considerable cleanliness issues and bacteria from cracked sewer lines and fragments balanced in the adjacent flooded waters.

In case of cuts you will need abrasion alcohol, bandaids and a basic first aid kit. It is also smart to have mosquitoes repellant as the Mosquitoes will multiply fast in the next weeks as inactive water assists them. Chlorine can also be used to clean water. Rubber Gloves are also a must.

Besides your portable generator you will need some extra Duracell batteries, transistor radio, lighter, extra propane for cooking and a full tank of petrol in your car. Think on this, change for the better safe than sorry.

"Lance Winslow" - If you have innovative judgment and exceptional perspectives, come think with Lance; www. WorldThinkTank. net/wttbbs

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