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Worry Snow More: Keeping Your Family Safe In Bad Conditions

Worry Snow More: Keeping Your Family Safe In Bad Conditions

 

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It’s always a good idea to be as prepared as possible for winter. After all, although snow can be pretty, it can sometimes be dangerous. If you have a family, you’re going to want to make sure you keep them as safe as possible in bad conditions. No need to worry – this guide can help…

Make Sure Your Car Is Road Safe

The first thing you need to do is make sure your car is road safe. If you’re going to be going on trips with your family or even just taxiing them around, you need to make sure your car is fit for purpose. It’s so important to check it before winter to ensure the water is topped up, the tyres are safe, and everything else is in full working order. Make sure you take extra safety precautions, such as putting antifreeze in your water. You’ll want to double check the car before long journeys too.

Prepare Your Home

It’s important you prepare your home for winter too. Here are some of the basic steps to help you do it.

Invest In Appropriate Clothing For Everybody

Make sure your family has warm clothing for these conditions. Giving them things like thermals, boots, and warm coats should help them to keep to a healthy temperature. Getting too cold can result in all kinds of illnesses, so make sure they have what they need to keep them safe and healthy.

Keep Them Safe From The Sun

In some areas, the sun can still shine brightly even when snow has fallen on the ground. Because snow is great at reflecting the sun, this can mean burnt skin and sore eyes. Make sure you encourage everybody to apply SPF, or do it for them if they aren’t capable. Using sunglasses in these conditions is a very good idea too.

Clear Snow If You Can

If you can clear the snow around your house, then do so. You could pay somebody to do this, or do it yourself if you have the right equipment. You can find more helpful tips to do this online.

Don’t Go Out If The Weather Is Especially Bad

If the weather is especially bad, make sure you don’t leave the house. Make sure young children and teenagers are encouraged not to, too. Keep your eye on the weather forecasts so you’re fully prepared if things are going to take a turn for the worst. You don’t want to end up caught out and in danger!

Have Emergency Numbers On Hand

In some cases, you may need emergency assistance when the weather is bad. Make sure you have emergency numbers on hand, and know what to do in the event of an emergency.

If you take these tips on board and use them properly, you should have no trouble keeping your family safe in bad conditions. Make sure they are aware of how to keep themselves safe too. Winter can be fun, but you all need to take care of yourselves first!

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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