Getting Ready for the Hurricane: What's on Your List?
Tell us what you do to prep for emergencies like a hurricane
Houzz Contributor. Hi There! I currently live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I'll describe as "collected." I got into design via Landscape Architecture, which I studied at the University of Virginia. I've been writing about design online for quite a few years over at Hatch: The Design Public Blog.
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So, if you are in the hurricane strike zone, I am sorry. When Hurricane Irene hit in 2011, we went out and bought a few ridiculous things, and I wanted to compare notes. What kinds of things get you through a hurricane? Please share with us in the Comments section!
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We mostly prepared for being bored without power. So we have a zillion D batteries (sorry, environment) and the flashlights, camping lantern, and better radio they will power.
We also have some crazy emergency radio you can crank by hand. We've got fresh water, matches, candles and candle holders. We've also got playing cards and The Uncle Wiggly Game. More importantly, we have adult libations and Piroulines. After picking up a few sandwiches at Hoggy's, I think we'll be good to go.
What's in your emergency kit? How are you getting the house ready? See what people did for Hurricane Irene, then add your tips to the list below:
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