Tag: Emergency

Power Outage Tips

Tis the season for more storms and power outages. When the big snow and ice storm of February 2021 hit, we were prepared. For 20 years I was over Facilities Management at H-E-B Food-Drugs stores, offices and their properties throughout Texas and Mexico. Here are some quick tips I learned along the way that can…

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Lightning and Thunderstorm Preparation and Safety

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning often report a variety of long-term, debilitating symptoms. Thunderstorms are dangerous storms that include lightning and can: Include powerful winds over 50 MPH; Create hail; and Cause flash flooding and tornadoes. IF YOU ARE UNDER A THUNDERSTORM…

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Texans Are Dying and Filling Emergency Rooms by Using Dangerous Heat Sources in Their Homes

Many Texans are turning to dangerous heat sources amid widespread power outages caused by the winter storm, leading to more than 900 carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the state. The Houston Fire Department reported over 300 calls related to carbon monoxide poisoning as of today. Across Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals, there’s been 100 such…

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Is White House Using Retaliation Tactics to Teach Texans a Lesson in Socialism During Freeze Storm?

Citizens are rightfully angry about the rolling electrical blackouts that are effecting millions of Texans during the freezing weather of February 2021. While many are upset with their local energy providers, ERCOT, state politicians, and even frozen wind turbines, their time could be better spent focusing on the Biden Administration. Texas Governor Greg Abbott talked…

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Safety, Preparation, How To’s For Emergencies, Weather, Prepping and Survival

Here is our suite of informative articles to keep you safe and prepared. We’ll add more as seasons and situations change. Winter, Snow, Ice and Storms Road Safety Basics Protecting Property From Freezing Weather How to Prepare for Power Outages and No Electricity Bug Out Bag List Civil Riots and Protests Near You Severe Weather…

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Actions to Take to Protect Property Damage During Freezing Weather

CleverJourneys offers readers the following tips for preventing property damage during freezing weather: Before Freezing Weather Wrap all exposed pipes located outside or in unheated areas of the home. Remove garden hoses from outside faucets. Insulate outside faucets with Styrofoam cover, rags or paper. Cover vents around the foundation of your home. Know where your…

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