Prepare for a Winter Storm

Prepare for a Winter Storm

Prepare to survive on your own for at least three days. Assemble a disaster supply kit. Be sure to include winter specific items including rock salt to melt ice on walkways, sand to improve traction, and snow shovels. Keep a stock of non-perishable food and extra...
Prepare for a Winter Storm

Winterize Your Home

Winterize your home to extend the life of your fuel supply. Insulate walls and attic. Caulk and weather-strip doors and windows. Install storm windows or cover windows with plastic.
Prepare for a Winter Storm

After a Winter Storm

Identify possible damage, such as broken pipes and downed tree branches or power lines. Report damage to utility company and avoid the area to prevent personal injury. To repair roof damage, call or consult a licensed roofing contractor. Never try to thaw a frozen...