No matter where you live, a power outage can happen at any time. As such, it's a good idea to have an emergency kit ready, as you never know how long an outage may last. When an outage occurs, it's best to start by verifying that the outage is neighborhood-wide by checking to see if local street lights and lights at neighbors' houses are out. If so, contact your electrical company and keep the following tips in mind for your safety and well being.
If you're looking to add the ultimate entertaining area outside the back of your home and right now all you have is a few cement steps and a small cement slab of concrete, you can do wonders with the area. There are a few major things you can have completed around the property that are going to make the space great.
An overhang area, a patio, and a television will take your barren backyard and turn into an ideal entertainment space.