Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.
26 Jul 2016

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.

What makes the most sense? Buying a generator that requires gasoline or electricity, or buying a generator that provides electricity by harnessing the free energy from the sun? Well…it’s not that simple is it? Solar has advantages, for sure, but the gear is expensive, fragile and not very portable. It

5 Ways to Communicate in an Emergency
20 Jul 2016

5 Ways to Communicate In An Emergency

When the SHTF, ways to communicate in an emergency with your family and your close friends will be a high priority. Communication infrastructure is also the one aspect of the grid that’s all but sure to fail, thanks to the general public’s reliance on digital electronic devices such as phones and computers

Emergency Phone Calling
17 Jun 2016

How Do You Communicate in An Emergency?

When the ground starts to shake, a tornado blows through or a line of wildfire sweeps through, your first thought will likely be to call your loved ones and ask how they are or let them know how you are. When everyone is doing that though, the phone network may

Emergency Planning With Children
14 Jun 2016

Best Emergency Prep Tips for Families With Children

Adults tend to think that we can handle everything and of course that means we’ll take care of our kids in an emergency. And, there are some things we may think that kids aren’t ready to handle. Is emergency planning on that list for you? Children actually need, and many want,

maintenance on a residential water heater
03 Jun 2016

Hidden Emergency Water Sources You’ve Never Thought Of

In the event of an emergency, water is going to be one of the most sought-after commodities. It is essential to store water for emergency use (one gallon per person per day is the recommended amount), but you may be surprised at the sources of water you already may have