Originally Posted by MerryBells
We stocked up on extra canned goods and bottled water, and cranked the freezers up as high as they will go so that food will stay frozen longer if electric goes out. I took all my outside Halloween decorations down this morning, and I think we're just about ready. The only really bad part about losing our electric is that we have a well. If the electric goes out, there's no water.
If you don't
have any children or small pets, I've heard it recommended to fill up the bathtub with water, in case the electricity goes out. At least you would have water to flush toilets and whatnot.