* Must-have items to have on hand in any household
* List includes both home and automotive products
* Always be prepared in case of emergency or natural disaster
Like a nail without a hammer, it’s always better to be prepared and it’s always better to be safe than sorry. When it comes to emergency prep, it’s important that you cover all the bases. This means not only equipping your house with the right safety products, but also your car and ensuring you have a bug out bag ready to go. We’ve rounded up six must-have items to have on hand at all times. Take a look below and make sure you’re always prepared for emergencies or natural disasters.
1. Kidde FA110 Multi Purpose Fire Extinguisher
This multi-purpose fire extinguisher is both durable and lightweight. The easy-to-read instructions are printed on the side, and the pull-latch safety pin helps keep it locked when not in use.
2. Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector
Because some homes have one but not the other, this combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector is a smart and economical way to tackle two things at once. It’s designed with an easy access battery compartment to help you save time when changing the battery – even in a pinch. It also comes with built-in indicator lights and a generous seven-year warranty.
3. Vemingo Fireproof Bag
Have a few documents you want to protect? Add a little extra security with this durable fireproof bag. Made from silicone-coated fiberglass, this handy bag is large enough to hold a laptop and comes with extra pockets, including six credit card slots, two passport holders and more.
4. Kidde 468093 KL-2S Two-Story Fire Escape Ladder
A helpful tool to have in case of emergencies, this portable ladder attaches easily to most windows and can extend to either 13 or 25 feet. As an Amazon bestseller, you can rest easy knowing this smart ladder is the real deal.
5. Ztylus Stinger Plus Car Vehicle Emergency Escape Tool
Quite possibly the best device you never knew you needed, this emergency escape tool comes with a built-in seat cutter and a spring-loaded window breaker to help you make an effortless escape. Small enough to fit in most glove boxes, it even comes with built-in USB outlets.
6. General Tools 7902 4-in-1 Car Escape Tool
Speaking of multitools, this four-in-one device comes with a handy LED flashlight, hazard light, seatbelt cutter and window breaker. Built durability in mind and extremely easy to use, this is one tool you’ll want to keep in the car at all times.