In the next installment of our series on disaster preparedness, we discuss preparing for medical emergencies.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 1/2/2019
Posted by Jeff Groh on 11/15/2018
A winter storm is expected with several days of below freezing temperatures. Power outages are expected. If you lose heat, are you prepared? This sixth in our series on disaster preparedness discusses this topic.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 9/26/2018
We have all been there: a storm comes rolling through and the power goes out. Usually just an inconvenience. But what if the power stays out for days or even weeks? Do you have a plan? This article addresses that topic.
During a disaster, have a source of light does not only allow you to operate and perform important tasks when it is dark, it can be a matter of safety and an important aspect of surviving a disaster from a psychological perspective.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 9/19/2018
Posted by Jeff Groh on 9/4/2018
In wilderness survival the rule of thumb is first to find shelter, then water, and finally food. But for most of us, we already live in a home and during an emergency situation, finding water and food is most important, then securing your home. In this article we discuss that issue.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 8/15/2018
A human can survive about three minutes without air, three days without water and three weeks without food. In a disaster, air is normally not an issue, so water becomes the first priority for short-term survival. This article discusses that disaster preparedness topic.
A typical response to an impending storm is to run out to the local grocery store for bread and milk. But is this really the basis of preparing your family with enough food during a disaster? This article addresses that issue.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 8/8/2018
Posted by Jeff Groh on 8/1/2018
In this article, we address the importance of leaning new skills and acquiring knowledge, and of meeting our basic needs first.
In this article, we cover some practical basics of disaster preparedness and useful resources.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 7/24/2018
Posted by Jeff Groh on 7/19/2018
Download this critical pre-flood checklist before it's too late!
Posted by Jeff Groh on 7/11/2018
In this article we address a recent comment about whether the MinuteMan Flood Bags can really prevent pooled water from entering a home.
This article addresses a question about weep holes in bricks at the base of a foundation, and whether MinuteMan Flood Bags (or sandbags for that matter), can protect against water entering the house.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 7/3/2018
Posted by Jeff Groh on 6/27/2018
This article provides a helpful information on using MinuteMan Flood Bags
Posted by Jeff Groh on 6/18/2018
A customer recently asked the following question: "So, what happens when the absorbent expands to the maximum capacity? The water will seep through, right?" This article addresses that question.
Posted by Jeff Groh on 6/13/2018
Getting prepared for an emergency is not complicated. This valuable information from the Red Cross focuses on three easy steps.
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