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Posted on December 9, 2016 by lifegear
The holidays are just around the corner, which means plenty of gift giving and showing your loved ones just how much you appreciate them. While you might have ideas for your friends and siblings, dads can be notoriously hard to shop for. Finding something fun, practical, and affordable for your dad can seem impossible. Here [...]
Posted on November 20, 2013 by lifegear
Cold air, wet weather, and festive holidays mean that winter is nearly upon us. Getting your home ready for the colder season ensures that you can enjoy your vacation time, save some money, and stay safe while you’re doing it. Here are some tips for preparing your home and your family for the winter months.
Posted on September 30, 2013 by lifegear
Emergency situations happen quickly and when you least suspect them, but those with hearing, seeing, or learning disabilities and mobility issues have to deal with a whole different set of problems during disasters. With the right planning and supplies, you can stay prepared for any situation to ensure that disabilities don’t add extra complication. Here [...]
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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 January 23, 2013 by lifegear
At the beginning of the year, Life+Gear received an email from The Little Ferry Fire Department, a fire department that was destroyed in the rage of Hurricane Sandy.
"Recently back in October 2012 our department was crushed by the Sandy Storm that basically left us with a bare minimum of equipment. Being a volunteer Fire Department [...]
Posted on January 15, 2013 by lifegear
The scary truth about earthquakes is that they can happen at any time of the day or night with little or no warning. USGS.gov’s statistics reported a total of 3,836 earthquakes in the US and 16,667 earthquakes worldwide during 2012 alone.
One common misconception is that earthquakes only happen on the west coast. In reality, 42 states [...]
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Posted on December 11, 2012 by lifegear
We have all experienced it: You are out in the snow playing with your kids, skiing, or just shoveling the driveway when you feel a strange sensation in your toes, fingers or other extremities. Before you know it you are inside by the fire trying to warm up. If you took action quickly, you probably [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, The Holidays and was tagged with frostbite, frostbite prevention, frostbite treatment, fun in snow, layers in winter, preventing frostbite in kids, winter, winter activities