The recent ice storms in our area is a reminder for Bennington, Vermont real estate owners to prepare for power outages this winter. Many power outages are short-lived, but some may last days. Here are a few things to keep on hand:
1.Â Â Â Â Â Candles and holders, or oil lamps and oil.
2.Â Â Â Â Â Matches or lighters
3.Â Â Â Â Â Flashlight and extra batteries – keep this in an easy to reach area!
4.Â Â Â Â Â Water.
5.Â Â Â Â Â Extra blankets.
6.Â Â Â Â Â Fire extinguisher
7.Â Â Â Â Â Food items that are easy to prepare.
8.Â Â Â Â Â A deck of cards or a game to play while the power is out!
Bennington VT, First Time Buyers, Safety