Whether it's a hurricane, tornado, ice storm or an unforunate accident, power outages happen. You can't really prevent them from happening, but you can prepare yourself in case it does. We rounded out some items that will be really helpful to have on hand for those moments.
Your lights won't go out with the battery back-up built into GE's LED bulb. Each bulb will give you five hours of light when the power is out. You can even use it as a handheld flashlight. And since it recharges when the power is on, you never have to worry about it not working.
With smartphones being such an important part of our lives these days, it's even more important to makes sure we're able to keep them charged during a power outage. Charge it up through the USB port or use the solar panels. The powerbank can also be detached from the panels if you need less bulk. There's even a flashlight built in.
This compact, sturdy flashlight is the perfect go-to. Two different settings --maximum brightness and a 25% power setting to save battery power-- ensure that you have the light you need. It also comes with a traffic/safety wand attachment.
It might not make sense to worry about power surges harming your eletronics when the power is out, but it's when the power comes back on that there can be issues. This surge protector will help protect your devices. It'll also give you a lot more ways to plug in your chargers since there are built in USB ports.