Are you prepared? National Preparedness Month

September 23, 2014 at 11:41 AMMonty Walker

 

 

September is National Preparedness month. Screenmobile would like to give you a few ways toproperly prepare you and your family. National Preparedness month reminds us to prepare in all areas of life and there are three basic points addressed by the Boston Public Health Commission: Get Ready, Be Safe, Stay Healthy. Screenmobile would like to address the “Be Safe” points of this campaign:

  • Understanding your surrounding

  • Keep food and water safe

  • Learn basic health skills

  • Access official information


As part of “understand your surroundings”, one aspect is home safety. Window screens are something that need to be secured in your home. Screenmobile would like you to provide with you with some quick tips in order to help secure windows.Some tips we offer are:

  • When doing spring cleaning/painting be sure windows are not painted or nailed shut

  • If you have young children consider having a Guarda window installed. They are a secure window to leave open but have a fire release.

  • Keep furniture - or anything children can climb - away from windows. Children may use such objects as a climbing aid. Check our child safety section for more information.

  • Have an escape plan: “Windows provide a secondary means of escape from a burning home. Determine your family's emergency escape plan and practice it. Remember that children may have to rely on a window to escape in a fire. Help them learn to safely use a window under these circumstances."(screenmobile.com)


Another part of understanding your surrounding is your environment regarding  animals and insects. They can carry disease and  by making sure that your loved animals are up to date on their shots can help stop the spread diseases and insects. If there is an animal that is infected to be sure to have Animal Control come in and take care of the animal instead of putting you or your family at risk.


Keeping your food and water safe is also a very important part of National preparedness month.  If you do not keep your food or water safe, your survival is put at risk. Drinking water can be compromised by bursting pipes or floods.  To make sure your water is safe to drink click here


Lastly, learn basic first aid skills and  have access to official information. Learning basics health skills can potentially save you or your loved ones life. Basic CPR and First Aid classes are offered very regularly by the American Heart Association nationwide. Accessing official information is crucial in an emergency.  Having information before and during an emergency can be very beneficial for your safety. Usually, your local City Hall is the place to obtain your emergency plan information. They can also let you know what to do during an emergency.



None of us want an emergency to happen but unfortunately they are happening too often and we at Screenmobile want you to be prepared in the best way possible. Please be sure to visit our website or talk to your service tech.  They will be able to help you with any questions you have regarding window screen safety.


Use The Pet Door!

December 21, 2011 at 10:05 AMVanessa

 

    

This is the perfect weather to just lay in bed all day watching your favorite movies while enjoying a delicious cup of hot coco, until your pet has to go outside to take care of some pet business. You really don’t want to get up because it’s too cold, or you’ll miss the best part of the movie. You have absolutely no choice but to let your pet out. Are you wishing you had a pet door right about now? Did you know Screenmobile not only deals with screen windows and screen doors but we also do pet doors too! Screenmobile’s selection of pet doors gives you the flexibility to find a pet door that fits your needs. Pet doors can be mounted on either swinging or sliding screen doors. Screenmobile carries different size pet doors to fit your pet’s needs. So don’t worry about missing the best part of the movie or about having to get out of bed anymore. A pet door will allow your pet to enter and exit on his/her own. The best part of this is… you don’t have to get out of bed to reach us. Simply grab your laptop or smart phone visit our website www.screenmobile.com enter your zip code and give us a call. That easy and it can all be done while staying nice and warm in your comfortable bed