5 Easy Preps for Those Inevitable (and dangerous) Power Outages

While power failures can happen at any time of the year, the most dangerous time for one is when it’s cold and snowy outside. What is an inconvenience in the summer could easily kill in the winter.

Freezing temperatures and roads that can be difficult for repair vehicles to travel on add up to longer times to fix the issue and more time for you without power, and most importantly, heat. By preparing for a power failure now you can stay safe when the power goes out.

Power Failure Causes

Before getting into the checklist, let’s look at some of the most likely causes of a power failure. While, yes, there are nefarious causes for a massive power failure like terrorist attacks, nature is far better at wreaking havoc than man could ever be.

The threat of a solar flare knocking out power transmission is all too real, and it…

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