Power Outage

February 9, 2017

Are You Prepared for Winter Power Outages?

Winter power outages can be dangerous if you’re not prepared. It certainly won’t be pleasant, whether a few hours or a few days. Read through these tips to prepare for a winter power outage to make your time “off grid” as comfortable and safe as possible. Emergency Checklist It’s important to make an emergency preparedness checklist specific to your home. Following are some of the items you may include: Account for the whereabouts of everyone in your household. Everyone should […]
February 28, 2012

A Power Outage Can Occur At Any Time — Can You Weather One?

A sudden and prolonged power outage can occur without warning. Here are the most important steps to prepare for a power outage and what to do if you find yourself without power: Make sure you have a flashlight for each person and spare batteries to keep them running as long as necessary. Have a battery-powered radio on hand to stay informed of updates. Keep a portable source of heat available if the power outage occurs at night in the winter. […]