Most of us rely on the power grid almost every minute of every day. Without power, we usually just sit around waiting for it to come back on. But what if it doesn’t? Due to an aging infrastructure, the power grid is becoming less and less reliable every year. Meanwhile, people are using more and more power. Until Congress allocates money to modernize the grid, black outs are going to last longer and occur more often.
That’s why it’s important to have plenty of supplies in case of an extended power outage. If you’re not sure what to get, Laurie from Common Sense Home made an excellent list that covers all the main areas: light, water, cooking supplies, and so forth. She even makes several product recommendations for each of these areas.
Laurie writes, “The power grid is one of those things that most of us take for granted, but it’s time to acknowledge that it’s getting older, reaching capacity and under attack.” Follow the link below to keep reading.