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Before Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

It’s always good to review the basics. ¬†Winter is coming, make sure you’re prepared. From http://www.fema.gov/hazard/winter/wi_before.shtm Before Winter Storms and Extreme Cold Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies kit: Rock salt to melt ice on walkways Sand to improve traction Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment. Prepare your home and family Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; regular fuel sources may be cut off. For example, store a good supply of dry, seasoned wood for your fireplace or wood-burning stove. Winterize your home to extend the life of your fuel supply … Continue reading

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