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Article - Family Earthquake Preparedness: Are You Ready?

Discussion in 'The Main Board' started by twp, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. twp

    twp Administrator Staff Member

    Jun 16, 2018
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    Short article with some valuable advice and links to other articles on actions you can take now to make your home more earthquake proof.


    I note the recommendation to use plastic lattice on shelves to stop glass jars form sliding off and breaking. I never keep glass jars where they can slide off and fall. I use/reuse plastic containers on all of our higher shelves. Yes, plastic containers are NOT resealable and should NOT be used for long term storage. I refill mine from bulk containers as I use them up. Think, flour, rice, beans, oatmeal, sugar, spices, powdered milk, potato flakes, etc. The bulk containers sit on or near the floor and are NOT made of easily breakable materials.
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  2. Atlas

    Atlas Administrator Staff Member

    Mar 4, 2016
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    Good info in this one. I hadn't thought about glass jars sliding off and breaking. I'll have to do some reorganizing to cover this.