Here’s a family pile of stuff that was cleaned from mold and packed away under our care. Even if you don’t want to go through the inventorying process, protect items with baggies and proper storage containers. For important papers, certificates, memories in the office, these are great ideas for emergency preparedness.
I agree, you don’t need to save everything. Set some priorities of what’s most important. Do a few priority items first and make a little progress and you’ll feel great.
Was it a weak hook, a frayed wire, a loose hanging eye screw? The weakest link is the one that will let go when things start to shake… and most of us live in parts of the country where we can be shaken up by earthquakes, hurricanes or tornadoes. In addition to hanging hardware in good condition, think about a shake wax.
A questions from Lauren in MS – Still in school so I don’t have that much stuff. Mostly, my stuff is at my parent’s house. All my certificates and photos are in plastic tubs. I learned that in Katrina. Worried about original paintings by me. Any suggestions? – – – Lauren, Good job getting your […]
We recently had a fire in the town where I live. 250 homes were burned and people, with the high winds fanning the blaze, had minutes to flee. Let’s say everyone is safe (including the pets). What would you grab and save?