Be Prepared: How to Safely Store Important Items Before an Emergency
The country is already feeling springtime in full force – although, it’s not all daisies and sunshine quite yet. With radical weather patterns changing course every day, we’re learning to be agile, to be adept and to be as safe as we’ve ever been to keep our home and family protected.
Keeping a suitcase packed with emergency food and essentials is important regardless of where you live in the country. Storing extra water, non-perishables, and duplicates of your most important documents goes a long way in a bad situation if you need to flee, but protecting important documents at home from fire, water damage and theft year-round also shouldn’t be overlooked. Stocking a safe before disaster strikes will leave you feeling prepared for the worst.
Here’s what to put in your safe:
A few of my go-to items for emergency preparedness:
Do you have a safe stocked with important items at your home? If not, now’s the time!
Bonus: In the video below, learn about high-tech security systems that let you check on the safety of your home even when you’re away from home.
Find more ideas like this in HGTV’s Home Control Planning Guide.
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