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How to Buy a Storm Shelter in Texas

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Storm season is never far away. With the storms that hit the Dallas area in the last few months of 2015 and so far this spring, many people are preparing themselves for future tornadoes. A few older homes have old-fashioned storm cellars, but modern homes increasingly do not. Homeowners in Texas are now trying to play catch-up before the next …

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Creating an Emergency Evacuation Plan

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Creating an emergency evacuation plan ensures that you and your family will be ready in the event that disaster strikes. Household evacuations are more common than most people realize. Each year hundreds of people are forced to leave their homes rapidly because of disasters, such as: Floods Fires Hurricanes Earthquakes Industrial accidents The more that you can do to prepare …

Why You Need A Safe Room

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

A safe room is a room that is used for unexpected emergencies, especially those brought on by the weather. Whether the safe room is built in a basement, garage, or within the interior space of a home, it is meant to keep the occupant safe from things like high winds and tornadoes, theft, burglary, or earthquakes. General Safety Measures Safety is a …