It’s Too Late: What to Do After a Hurricane Hits

The worst has happened and your area has been hit by a hurricane and has suffered significant damage. What’s on the to do list in the aftermath of a hurricane? First thing is to stay informed and listen to official communications. If electricity is still up and running, many governments give updates via social media … Read more

Preparing For a Hurricane

The long range forecast is ominous. You’re in the potential path of a hurricane — the dreaded “cone of probability” of the National Hurricane Center (NHC) — and it’s time to prepare. What’s on the “to do” list? Stay Informed First item: always listen to the NHC and other responsible weather sources. If they use … Read more

A Quick and Easy Guide to Home Security Systems

With all the craziness going on in the world today, home security is an issue that everyone is concerned about. People put multiple deadbolts on their doors, as well as using every other trick they can find to ensure their home is safe, both for when they’re home and when they’re away. But no amount … Read more

Be Prepared for a Power Outage

There are a number of things you can do to prepare yourself for a power outage. These can happen with advance notice — for example, when your power company schedules work that requires an area to go without power for an extended time period — but usually happen unexpectedly, due to weather or equipment failure. … Read more