The Front Porch

  • Welcome to our "Prepared at Home" pages. We’re pleased you have time to come visit and take advantage of the many great resources we have here for you and your family. A description of the topics in each room of the house is provided below:

    The Basement is where you’ll find information on general home and work safety, household hazards, tools and equipment, and household hazardous waste.           
         
    The Bathroom isn’t just the room where you soak in a bubble bath or where the little ones play with rubber duckie. You will find lots of practical resources on fitness, health, medications, and wellness issues.

    The Computer Room provides guidance on internet safety for the whole family.

    The Fire Hydrant is the place where we discuss all of the important fire safety information. Current topics being discussed out at the fire hydrant include How to Make Your Home and Family Fire Safe, Disaster Planning for Families, and Consumer Product Safety.

    The Garage is the place where we discuss driver safety, and cover helpful information for those of you who might need to learn a few defensive techniques. (You know who you are) This page contains great resources for drivers and passengers…….from air bags to bus safety tips!

    In the Kid's Corner there’s lots to play with - and it’s all just for kids! There’s many neat links on keeping healthy and safe.

    The Kitchen - is one of the busiest rooms of the house - where everyone has some interests. Here’s some tips you won’t want to miss on:

    • Appliance safety
    • Food safety
    • Eating healthy
    • Consumer product resources
    • Guide to household hazardous waste.

    The Parent's Room is where Parents and Guardians can find information that can make you, your family and your home safe and secure.

    You don’t have to be in the doghouse to visit the Pet's Place. This is where we deal with safety and security issues that face our furry - and not so furry - friends. Find out why owning a pet can be beneficial to your health and read some tips for keeping your pet happy, healthy, and safe.

    The Teen's Room is one of the most cluttered parts of the house! This is where teens can find out information on health, safety and security that is of importance to the young adult.

    The Yard is the wonderful outdoor world where we work, play, and harmonize with the environment. From bike safety to severe weather, we’ve got lots of resources to help you enjoy your time outdoors in a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible manner.

    Drop a note into the Mail Box with your ideas or comments on the Better Prepared at Home Pages.