Intro to Preparedness

Recently, some friends who are new homeowners asked us about the basics of being prepared. Here's their primary question: Now that we're semi-normal people who actually live in a house, I'm trying to figure out how to be somewhat prepared

A Tale of Snow and Ice (or How To Prepare for a Winter Storm)

"Potential for Ice." These are the three words that you never want to see as a Virginia resident attached to the upcoming weather alert. Things have improved since I was a kid in Yorktown, but ice storms are

Fixing the Fuel Storage

Keeping fuel stored is an important part of ensuring we can run our generator for a decent amount of time in the occasional extended power outages that occur in this part of the country. Summer thunderstorms or Winter snow/ice