Evacuating your home 101 – What you will learn

  (If you jumped into this series on this post, you'll want to head back to the beginning so it makes sense.  The first post in the series can be found here, then follow the links for the rest of the series.) The Evacuation plan that you'll see in this series, will do the following: It will go beyond the 72 hour kit, but fall short of taking the whole house.  Save what you can save … [Read more...]

Evacuating your home 101 – The Challenges and Questions

(If you jumped into this series on this post, you'll want to head back to the beginning so it makes sense.  The first post in the series can be found here, then follow the links for the rest of the series.) Evacuating your home, are you ready? Think about it for a second..... if you aren't ready, to evacuate, why not?  What is keeping you from being ready? Here are some possible reasons … [Read more...]

Evacuating your home 101, Box 1 – The 72-hour kit

Box #1  - Your 72-hour kit Container = backpack (If you jumped into this series on this post, you'll want to head back to the beginning so it makes sense.  The first post in the series can be found here, then follow the links for the rest of the series.) The 72-Hour kit deserves an article all its own, and I will get to that, but suffice it to say that this is your main go to box for a … [Read more...]

Evacuating your home 101 – Start here

IPlease note:  This is a multi-part series, but I promise that it is completely worth it.   Something is coming or has just happened.  It might be a natural disaster like an earthquake, volcano eruption, flood or a raging wild-fire,  or maybe extreme weather is headed your way like a tornado or hurricane. It could even be an industrial or transportation accident like a toxic cloud from … [Read more...]