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How To Build The Perfect Severe Weather Safety Kit

A severe weather safety kit consists of all the basic and necessary items your family will need to survive in case of an emergency. When disaster strikes, you want to make sure you’re prepared for anything.

Power, gas, water, and telephone lines can be cut off for long periods after a disaster. You need to make sure you can survive on your own for at least 72 hours with enough water, food, and other essential supplies. Here are a few ideas on how to build the perfect severe weather safety kit.

Build the Perfect Severe Weather Safety Kit With These Tips

You need to put thought and effort into creating an emergency kit that will provide you with all the tools you need for survival after a catastrophe. Preparing well in advance can help save lives.

Basic Items To Include In Your Severe Weather Safety Kit

Some basic items are necessary and should be included in every emergency kit. 

Emergency Supplies

Now that you know some of the basic supplies you’ll need, let’s take a look at some additional items that can come in handy in your severe weather safety kit. You don’t necessarily need all of these items, but make sure you pack a kit that will help you and your family feel safe and comfortable. 

Don’t Forget Your Pet!

Your pet is also a valuable member of your household. They need your assistance to survive an emergency. Add the following to your pet’s severe weather safety kit.

Where To Store Your Kit

The kit should easily be accessible in cases of emergency and all members of the house should know its location. Consider making a couple of different kits, one for the house, one to keep in the car, and one to keep at your workplace. 

Keep checking every few months and replace any items that are near their expiration date.

Valley Storm Shelters Can Protect What Matters Most

We hope you feel better having a basic checklist for what to pack in your survival kit. It might be a good idea to plan a day with your family to pack them together and go over any safety plans you have during the storm season. When your kids feel prepared and know the plan, it will help ease some of the fear if disastrous weather does strike. We always suggest including some non-perishable treats and some of your family’s favorite comfort items in your kit too to help add a level of comfort to your kit.

At the end of the day, severe weather safety kits are important, but they are not enough to help you survive a storm. You need strong and reliable storm shelters to have the best chance of surviving. 

Valley storm shelters is the #1 storm shelter provider in the United States. We have a choice of top-quality aboveground safe rooms, underground garage shelters, panic rooms, and strong replacement shelter doors that provide the highest level of safety to your loved ones. Give yourself some peace of mind and keep your emergency kit packed away in your storm shelter.

Contact Valley Storm Shelters™ right away for more information. We would be happy to answer any and all questions you have and help you find the right safety solution for you and your family. View our demo videos and read some of our testimonials and then give us a call today!