Posted on September 25, 2013 by lifegear
Life+Gear is proud to announce the debut our revolutionary new Fire Safety Night Light, which is already winning high praise from fire officials from coast to coast. Fire prevention experts are calling it one of the most important fire protection devices since the smoke detector.
Life+Gear will officially launch this essential new life-saving product during National Fire [...]
Posted on September 11, 2013 by lifegear
It's a hot summer. In many parts of the country, wildfires are still burning out of control, destroying homes and scorching thousands of acres of wild land. There has never been a better time to take stock of your fire preparedness and prevention. Is your home safe?
Each year, fire claims the lives of 3,400 Americans and [...]
Posted on September 4, 2013 by lifegear
So, you bought and installed a smoke detector in your home. Well done! Now you can rest comfortably, knowing you'll be alerted should a fire break out in your home, right? No need to worry about it any more...
Unfortunately, that's not the case. Smoke detectors must be maintained!
A smoke alarm with a dead or missing [...]
Posted on August 30, 2013 by lifegear
We all have been watching in sadness and grave concern as wildfires burn out of control in the Western U.S. Despite unprecedented firefighting efforts, more than 960 homes and 30 commercial buildings have burned this year, according to the fire center.
And even now, the Yosemite-area Rim Fire continues to rage largely unchecked, and threatens one [...]
Posted on March 11, 2013 by lifegear
Evacuations. They are more common than one may think. Evacuations can be due to natural diasasters, pandemics, blackouts and other reasons. Most people find themselves unprepared for an evacuation when it happens.
Life+Gear wants to make sure you are always prepared for the unexpected.
Follow these tips to ready yourself for an evacuation:
1) Create a family communication [...]
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Posted on March 6, 2013 by lifegear
Winter is on its way! Some are excited to dust off the skis and winter jackets, while others may be dreading the months ahead. But no matter which category you fall into, one thing is certain: Being prepared for winter is a MUST!
Winter storms often result with millions of people being left without power, heat [...]
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Posted on February 28, 2013 by lifegear
Our last blog covered How to Prepare for a Flood before they happen. Now we want to provide you with tips on what to do if you find yourself in a flood.
Remember: Some floods can be predicted, but the most common type of flood, a flash flood, is completely unpredictable.
If in your home:
-Turn off all [...]
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Posted on February 21, 2013 by lifegear
Floods come in all forms, shapes, speeds and sizes. As the number one most common hazard in the US, many people have experienced or heard of a flood in some degree, close to home.
The scary truth about floods is that some can form in just a matter of minutes, in what is called a “flash [...]
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Posted on November 21, 2012 by lifegear
Hurricane Sandy ravaged through the east coast states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and West Virginia last week and they are still rebuilding. At least 106 were killed, and 8.5 million homes were left without power while dealing with flooding and damage. As an Emergency Preparedness company, we at [...]
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