Prepare Your Pets for Disaster

This just in from Olivia, my buddy at the ASPCA. September happens to be National Preparedness Month and it couldn’t be timelier. We at the ASPCA have teamed up with meteorologist Ginger Zee to ask that pet owners in all parts of the country prepare for their pets in the event of a natural disaster: ASPCA.org/PrepPledge. […]

Living Off the Grid: 4 Things You Can Do to Help Your Family Sustain Themselves After a Disaster

Disaster can strike suddenly and without prior warning. Because of this it is important to plan ahead. Think of a scenario where basic services such as water, gas, phone lines and electricity were cut off. Do you know what you would do? There are four basic steps to preparing a disaster plan in case your […]

5 Preparedness Tips Your Family Can Always Use

Recent history has told us that a number of emergency situations may occur that can endanger populations in cities and in rural areas anywhere in the country. Being ready for these situations requires careful research and advance planning to ensure that you and your loved ones can withstand any hazardous occurrence. These five tips will […]

Protect Important Belongings With a Sentry Safe

Okay, I’m SO excited because SentrySafe is doing another demonstration of the fire resistance of their Big Bolts Fire Safes on August 2. Beginning at 11am ET you can watch as they load valuables in the safe and then set it on fire. At the end of the demo, they open the safe and show […]

Be Prepared! – A Step By Step Family Guide to Disaster Planning

When disaster strikes, is your family ready to take action and find safety? According to FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the U.S., “Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety, and losses that accompany disasters. Communities, families, and individuals should know what to do in the event of a fire and where to seek shelter […]

Sentry Safe Helps Protect Your Valuables in a Fire

I will admit it: I do spend time worrying about what would happen if a disaster struck the house. If we’ve been away for an extended period, I always breathe a sigh of relief to see that the house hasn’t burned down in our absence. While worry isn’t the best choice, taking action to protect […]