Posts Tagged ‘Earthquakes’

Apartment Safety: 7 Items to Have in Case of an Earthquake

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An essential step in practicing apartment safety is preparation for natural disasters. If you live in an area that is susceptible to earthquakes, have a disaster plan ready so you can spring into action in the event of a quake. Part of that disaster plan should be to stock up on an earthquake emergency kit, […] read more

Apartment Disaster Plan: Earthquake Preparedness

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Many renters make the mistake of not including earthquake preparedness in their disaster plan, unless they live in certain cities known for getting them often. The fact is, earthquakes can happen anywhere, and you should prepare for it no matter where you live.  The risk of personal injury and property damage is huge, and you […] read more

How to Protect Your Apartment from Earthquakes

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There’s not much you can do as a renter to protect your apartment from earthquakes, but you can take steps to protect your belongings. Your life and safety is more important than your things, and trying to stop items from falling or getting damaged won’t even cross your mind when it happens. Taking preventative steps […] read more

6 Tips For Natural Disasters

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If your apartment building has been affected by a devastating natural disaster, the last thing you want to do is deal with paperwork and repairs. The good news is that, since you’re a tenant, these stressful responsibilities probably rest with your landlord. The bad news is that you’re at your landlord’s mercy regarding when repairs will be finished, and you’ll be affected by any mistakes made in the reconstruction process. What do you need to do after a disaster, and what kind of assistance can you obtain? Here’s a quick list of important deeds to be done after a natural disaster: read more