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09 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Storm Survival: Preparing Your Business for Hurricanes

Preparing your business for hurricanes

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts the 2013 season will bring 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 hurricanes and 3 to 6 major hurricanes. Sure, we want to protect our homes first and foremost, but what about your business? Don’t let this hurricane season catch your business unaware. Check out our emergency business preparedness tips here.

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02 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

July 4th Grilling Safety Tips

July 4th grilling safety

Celebrating the 4th of July can be fun and memorable, but it’s important to note some safety measures surrounding your holiday grilling activities.

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27 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

5 Safety Lighting Products You Should Install Today

outdoor lighting installation

Proper lighting increases safety and security for your home that can help keep it off the radar of potential intruders. Poorly lit homes can be a hazard both indoors and outdoors. Here are five lighting products you should install to keep your home safe.

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26 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Defining the Richter Scale

what is a richter scale?

Whenever a major earthquake is in the news, you’ll probably hear about its Richter scale rating. We review the Richter scale, adapted from HowStuffWorks.com.

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25 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Hurricane Prep – Supplies Needed

Hurricanes are strong storms that can be life-threatening and can cause serious property-threatening hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Severe weather preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a disastrous storms, including hurricanes. Eton Corporation has assembled the supplies needed for hurricane preparedness. Download .PDF version of our hurricane preparedness checklist, [...]

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19 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

National Camping Month: 10 Tips for Camping Preparedness

National Camping Month

If you are headed out to camp for a few days (whether you are an expert camper or beginner), consider our list of preparedness tips in honor of National Camping Month:

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12 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Utilizing Your Cellphone in an Emergency

weather emergency cellphone

FEMA shares some tips to making your cell phone an emergency resource.

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31 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Put Motion Sensors on Outdoor Lighting

How to install motion lights

Motion detection lighting can calm your fears when approaching a darkened home or sidewalk. These lights use infrared sensors to detect movement, which then triggers the lights to automatically illuminate. This simple addition to your home will not only keep you safer and out of the dark, but can also lead to an energy cost [...]

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30 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The 8 Worst Atlantic Hurricanes of the Last 10 Years

Deadly hurricanes in history

We took all these factors into consideration to make our list of the 8 nastiest hurricanes of the last 10 years, which follows in order of occurrence.

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28 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hurricane Preparedness Week: 2013 Hurricane Season

2013 hurricane prep

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, so the time to prepare is now. Eton Corp has compiled a list of preparedness tactics and lessons we’ve picked up over the years.

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