Dealing with the challenge of a big snowfall is like anything else, the first step is getting prepared, so keep the radio on to stay on top of the weather.

If snow or ice are in the forecast you’ll want to stock up on a few supplies in case it takes some time for the roads to get clear.

Besides groceries you’ll also want to be sure you have the fuel for heat if you rely on something like propane, heating oil, or firewood.

Also, you’ll need gasoline, if you use a snow blower to clear the drive, or if you depend on a generator for back-up power during winter storms. In fact, go ahead and test start those items now before the weather hits, so you know you can count on them to get you through.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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