There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
They used Pinterest to explore a new city
Join Pinterest to find all the things that inspire you.
Creating an account means you’re okay with Pinterest's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
50+
billion Pins
to explore
15
seconds to
sign up (free!)
Visit site
  • Elizabeth Kitchens

    Power and Wire Map Don't wait for a clogged drain or power failure to figure out your house's inner workings. Make a rough sketch of the floor plans, and indicate the shutoff valve, fuse, or power source for everything in your home. Read more at Marthastewart.com: Organizing Tip of the Day

  • Patricia Wilson

    Pipe and Wire Map - Don't wait for a clogged drain or power failure to figure out your house's inner workings. Make a rough sketch of the floor plans, and indicate the shutoff valve, fuse, or power source for everything in your home that uses water, gas, or electricity. Apply color-coded stickers for each utility. Keep this map handy, and be sure to leave a copy for any house sitter. Read more at Marthastewart.com: Organized Office, Laundry and Hallway Ideas – Martha Stewart

Related Pins

Car organizer accordion folder- registration, insurance, emergency numbers, maps, & directions

Emergency preparedness anyone? Camping stores have lots of great ideas!

In case of an emergency. quite possibly the best 72 hr kit I've seen. she even has a documents binder.

How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit ~ It doesn’t matter where you live, you are susceptible to an earthquake, hurricane, snow storm, power outage, flood, etc. and any of these things could leave you and your family stranded at home for a few days without power or electricity.

Broom closet. Will need to find a home for cleaning supplies. Must contain a shelf for three boxes (towels, Shmop heads, and Magic Erasers), a shaker of baking soda, and a handheld vacuum cleaner, as well as nine single pronged coat hook. (Eleven coat hooks if it's to contain the stepladder.)

invest in a solar powered water pump

Keep cords out of sight. Nothing will taint your beautiful workspace like a tangle of cords. To keep loose cords at bay, take this tip from Martha Stewart: Feed cords though a hole drilled in your desk, and mount a surge protector on the underside. Or, if you’d rather manage cords sans any permanent damage to your furniture, use Velcro strips or zip ties to secure them into an organized cluster.

In Case of Emergency - ICE tip for cell phones: in your contacts, label your home phone (or spouse’s phone) with ICE (in case of emergency). Emergency personel are trained to look for this in situations where they need to contact someone if you aren’t able. It only takes a minute to add to your phone.

Seriously clever! A headlamp around a gallon of water = ambient light for your tent and a great night lamp when the power is out.

Labeled Shutoff Valves Hang labeled key tags from your water shutoff valves so you can quickly identify the right pipe for repairs or emergencies -- and not catch someone off-guard midshower. Assorted key tags, $5 for 10, containerstore.com. Nickel-plated key chains, 6, at hardware stores.