An emergency is a serious situation and requires preparedness. The city of Chandler, AZ takes it so seriously that they have set up a section of their website to make suggestions to the residents. Getting ready for an emergency begins in the home and there are a few simple things that every homeowner can do to make sure they are ready no matter what emergency arises. At San Marcos Insurance Group in Chandler, AZ, we have over 80 years of combined insurance experience that we share with our customers.
In Chandler, AZ n emergency can come in the form of a heatwave, a wind storm, a flood, a power outage, or a fire. Not to mention any man-made emergencies. You need to make sure your home is prepared for any of these.
No matter which of these emergencies happen, losing power is a possibility. Having flashlights, battery-operated radio, extra batteries, solar lights, a generator, and portable chargers like a Halo can keep you working. You just want to make sure you can keep from sitting in the dark. A generator will make sure your food stays fresh, and you have ac which is pretty much of a necessity in Arizona. You also need to have a good size gas can so that you can run the generator.
When an emergency strikes, it may not be possible to have running water. You need to have enough bottled water to keep you hydrated for at least a few days. Filling a bathtub with water can make sure you can flush toilets.
You should have three days of food and in the event, you don’t have a generator, it should be shelf-stable food. Having a gas or charcoal grill to cook food is also very handy. A manual can opener is a necessity.
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