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Winter Storm Emergency Preparedness

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Even in North Texas, a bad winter storm can come on without much warning and cause damage to your home, leaving you and your family in a difficult and potentially dangerous situation. By preparing for the worst, you will improve your chances of getting through dangerous weather conditions without a catastrophe. Here are some things you can do now to …

Protecting Your Most Cherished Memories

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Family photos and videos are among our most treasured keepsakes. They remind us of all our favorite moments and act as a record of our lives. In today’s digital age, it’s easier than ever to protect your family photos and save them for years. Here are six steps you can take to make sure that nothing bad happens to your family photos. 1. Create …

Fire Prevention Checklist

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness, Safety Tips

Fires happen more often than we think. In fact, it’s a leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Review this fire prevention checklist to make sure your family is prepared to escape safely from your home if the unthinkable occurs. Basic Fire Safety Tips Don’t try to put out a fire that’s larger than the size of a chair. Get yourself and …

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The Benefits of a Backup Generator

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

The benefits of a backup generator actually begin long before the electricity goes out. The peace of mind you get from knowing that your home and family will be protected is priceless. When your home is without electricity for an extended period it may become uninhabitable, forcing you to find other accommodations. Relying on candles and flashlights just isn’t enough …

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How to Recover from a Natural Disaster

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

How can you recover from a natural disaster? The answer is gradually. Your journey to recovery looms on after experiencing immense fear and uncertainty after an earthquake, fire, or severe weather. You may have to sift through debris, and you’ll have to work with your restoration contractor and insurance company or find other ways to pay for repairs. The road …