This is one of those “so simple why didn’t I think of it” tips.
When most of us go away for vacation, work or family stuff, we have no idea whether the power will stay on throughout the entire trip.
Worse, while we can generally tell if the power went out, we have no idea how long the power might have been off.
If you live in an area where the power is mostly or generally reliable, that might not be an issue.
If, however, you live in an area where the power goes off semi-frequently, especially during storm seasons, not knowing how long it was off can pose a huge risk to you and your family!
The food in your freezer might have gone bad and because it refroze, you would never know it until you thawed it out or worse, ate it!
To avoid this problem, try the amazing trick we talk about on the next page!