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Sep 30, 2009 ... A power outage is probably a sign telling you to get off your chair and out into the open. One of my favorite wellness websites, WebMD has a great article discussing various office exercises you can do. Just be careful doing these in the dark. Take a nap. Your brain needs a break. If you are at home, no one ...

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Jan 13, 2017 ... These are additional steps you can take to prepare your home for weather- related blackouts.

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Jun 2, 2011 ... Recently, we've seen that spring and summer storms often have much more serious consequences, such as power outages from wind and water damage.If your power goes out, knowing what to do with the food in your refrigerator and freezer can help you stay healthy. The last thing you need after a ...

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Sep 7, 2013 ... Animals may be nibbling at the wrong place at the wrong time, or a car may lose control and damage a utility pole. If the power on your block goes out on a clear day, you should contact your electrical utility immediately. If the power has gone out just in your house, or some items are working but some aren't, ...

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Aug 5, 2013 ... It's the dog days of summer, even at 10pm your neighborhood is just slightly warmer than the surface of Venus, and everybody in town's got their A/C units cranked up to 11. Which would explain what triggered the rolling blackout that has now left you and yours sitting in a darkened home. Just because ...

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Sep 12, 2017 ... When severe weather knocks out electric power to a home it can be more than just inconvenient. Hurricane Irma moved through the Southeast last weekend leaving millions in the dark. As of Tuesday morning, more than 7 million people in five states have lost their electric power. What do you do if you find ...

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If the power goes off in your house, check if a fuse has been blown or a breaker has been tripped. If any of the ... Before you call, check to see if your neighbors have power. This will help ... Any information you can provide about an outage is appreciated and helps our crews determine the source of the problem more quickly.

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What to do if the Power Goes Out. ... Not all meters have a breaker switch installed; if you do, flip it to “off,” then back to “on. ” If your electricity is still off, check with neighbors to see if ... A home emergency kit can be invaluable in an outage, especially if power is likely to be out for some time. We all hope that any outage is ...

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Feb 12, 2014 ... If you have room in your freezer, fill an empty milk jug with water and freeze it. It will act like a giant ice cube and help keep your frozen food cold enough. During an outage, do not open the refrigerator or freezer door. Food can stay cold in a full refrigerator for up to 24 hours and in a well-packed freezer for ...