Whether you own a yacht, small fishing boat, or are just along for the ride, safety is important. For smooth sailing, make sure you follow these tips:
When the sky starts rumbling and flashing, you might be the type to nervously turn up your music and pretend you canâ€™t hear anything. Or maybe youâ€™re the type to step outside for a better look – well, both of these responses are dangerous! Every year, lightning strikes the ground approximately 25 million times and costs nearly $1 billion in insurance losses. In honor of National Weather Serviceâ€™s Lightning Safety Awareness Week, hereâ€™s some tips to stay safe when lightning strikes: Have an electrician install a whole house surge protector on your breaker panel Each lightning strike can produce 1 …
Winter â€“ itâ€™s a season full of cooking, presents, and fires
As I was grilling, I looked at my feast and realized it wouldn’t be possible without a farmer.
The ground starts shaking. The vibrations jolt you into action. Itâ€™s an earthquake! Quick Ââ€“ what are you supposed to do? If youâ€™re in certain parts of the nation, like the Midwest, your earthquake skills might be a little rusty. With February being Earthquake Awareness Month, this is the perfect time to get prepared.
We are in winter, right? For the last two weeks, when I stepped outside, it was 40+ degrees. Mother Nature was seemingly giving us a break from the early onset of winter. Today, we got a glimpse of the cold weather to come. Now’s the time to prepare your home for the inevitable icy onslaught.