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How to Protect Yourself from Environmental Damage This Winter

    As the weather gets colder and unpredictable weather becomes more and more likely once again, it is finally safe to say that winter is not coming, it’s here. Although your winter prepping is unlikely to force you to face off against the frozen undead, there are certainly more than a few other things that could take you down. Preparation for winter is an important part of every year.  Unpredictable winter weather can have all sorts of different impacts depending on where you live in the world. You may be preparing for utterly frigid conditions, an uptick in flood … Continue reading

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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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