Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Apartment Disaster Plan: Power Outage

Rachael Weiner

 · Oct 13, 2010

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Crafting a disaster plan is a good idea no matter where you live. A power outage is one of the most common disasters that can occur in your apartment. Like any other unforeseen occurrence, the severity of a power outage is determined by the length of time it lasts and how prepared you are in […]

You’d better have a disaster plan for emergencies. Spokespersons from a number of government agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, continue to warn people, that they are limited in resources and supplies, and that it’s impossible to rescue everyone in your area if there’s an emergency. It’s your responsibility to prepare yourself and your […]

Daphne Mallory

 · Oct 12, 2010

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There’s no question that you’ll want to come up with a disaster plan for floods, if you live in a flood zone. Flash floods, though, can happen anywhere as a result of heavy rain storms, which means every renter, whether you live in a flood zone or not, should take preparing for floods seriously. Renters […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 12, 2010

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Many renters make the mistake of not including earthquake preparedness in their disaster plan, unless they live in certain cities known for getting them often. The fact is, earthquakes can happen anywhere, and you should prepare for it no matter where you live.  The risk of personal injury and property damage is huge, and you […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 2, 2010

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Having a disaster plan ready in case of emergency can save your life. Although you may wish to never have to deal with an apartment fire, for example, you should know what to do if your apartment or complex starts on fire. Have a Fireproof Safe and/or Backups Hopefully you’ll never have to put your […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 28, 2010

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It’s essential that you have a disaster plan in place so you know how to respond to an emergency like a tornado. Planning ahead can save your life, so pay attention to these tornado safety tips: Have a Disaster Kit The cornerstone of any disaster plan is to have a disaster kit on hand. You’ll […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 23, 2010

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Having a survival kit in your apartment should be the cornerstone of your disaster plan in case of emergency. Whether facing an apartment fire, a tornado or a hurricane, your kit can help you stay alive. How to Store Your Kit Your survival kit should be stored in an easy-to-grab container, such as a plastic […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 15, 2010

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