As I sit to write today’s poll, Hurricane Irene is raking the east coast. The storm is the first hurricane to make landfall in the continental United States since Ike in 2008, and it appears to be well on its way to causing multiple billions of dollars of property damage through some of the most heavily populated areas of the country.
Tack Irene on to the unrelenting wildfires in the southwest, the terrifying tornado outbreak across the deep south this past spring and the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March… well, 2011 has been a year that has caused even the most nonchalant among us sit up and take notice.
This week, let us know if you have an inventory of the items in your shop, and just how complete is it? Remember, this initial work may help you get everything back and running should a disaster befall your home.