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15 Things To Do When The Power Goes Out
What’s the first thing you do when the power goes out? Most people fumble around looking for candles, flipping light switches out of habit, and praying the outage won’t last too long. If the outage lasts more than a few minutes, they panic and start checking their phones for news, wondering how long the phone’s battery will last.
But if you’re prepared, the next power outage won’t be something to panic about. As long as you have a lights out box and know exactly what to do, your day won’t be significantly disrupted. In fact, you might even have a good time. Check out this checklist of things to do when the power goes out.