Storm Preparation and Preparedness

It’s never too early to prepare your family and your home for storms. Plan your severe weather readiness with these helpful tips, projects and product recommendations.

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How to Use and When to Replace Roof Tarps

Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their usefulness.

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How to Keep Cell Phones Charged During a Power Outage

Your cell phone is an essential tool during an emergency. Here are some helpful tips to keep it charged during...


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How to Install a Storm Door

These quick-and-easy storm doors ARE as quick and easy as they claim!


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.


How to Build a Storm Shelter

Build a super safe storm shelter right inside your own home.

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How to Stay Safe During Hurricane Season

Eight tips to protect your family and home during hurricane season


Survive a Tornado | How to Choose a Safe Room

Safe rooms are designed to stay anchored to the ground during a tornado. But maybe more importantly, a safe room...

Make Your Own Storm Kits

Every family should have a Storm Readiness Kit. Here are suggestions for how to make three kits: basic, upgraded and...


Storm Guide: How to Strengthen Doors

In high winds, doors are a weak point, especially their frames and hardware. Here’s how to reinforce them.


Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...