Inexpensive, stiff-bristled paint brushes--in a variety of widths--are a great addition to the cleaning tote. Use them to dust the tops of books, whisk dirt from baseboards and corners, clean dust from blinds, and remove crumbs from upholstery.
When wintry weather blows, will your family be prepared?
Winter brings special seasonal challenges to an organized home.
Winter storms can make navigating roads and walkways hazardous; power outages and snow days highlight any family's readiness for cold weather.
Take time now to review your family's emergency preparedness with this Winter Preparedness Checklist. It'll help you prepare your home and automobile for cold-weather hazards.
Will your home welcome winter visitors safely? Get ready for snow, ice or rain on walks and driveways by stocking up on these cold-weather basics.
Household emergency supplies should include enough food, water and supplies to last four days without power or help. Check your home emergency kit against this basic checklist.
Winter transportation can mean coping with ice, snow, and hazardous roads. Road conditions can change in an instant. Before traveling, give cars a winter preparedness exam.
Make sure automobiles contain the following emergency supplies to handle winter road hazards.
When traveling by car, include emergency food and clothing for each traveler.
Pack supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency backpack in case you need to abandon your car.
Your emergency backpack should include these preparedness items.