Quakehold! 4161 Furniture Strap Kit, Quakehold! 4338 the A-Maze-ing Picture Hook, Watts Anderson Barrows E-75 Water Heater Straps and Gila LES361 Heat Control Residential Window Film
Calamities strike when we least expect them and if you ever encounter one where you have to evacuate, there are some things you can do (or use) to make sure that you don’t come back with a messy home.
The Quakehold! 4161 Furniture Strap Kit is great for people who live in an earthquake-prone area. These straps will hold your furniture securely to the wall so they won’t tip over. Use them to hold book shelves, armoire/dresser, night stand, shelf unit and vanity in place. The Quakehold! 4161 Furniture Strap is the most versatile and strongest strap available today. They are super easy to install. All you have to do is peel and press one end to the furniture and screw the other end into the wall stud. The kit contains two nylon straps, these should be enough for one large item of furniture. These straps are also great for babyproofing your home.
Another essential item that will make your home disaster-ready is the Quakehold! 4338 the A-Maze-ing Picture Hook. This nifty little tool will help you secure pictures and mirrors to the wall. The heavy-duty hanger does a great job in trapping the backing wire in a maze to prevent wall hangings from jumping off the hook. Amazingly, the hook can hold items up to 100 pounds. It is very easy to install and remove. In case of an earthquake, you’ll have peace of mind that your framed photographs and mirror won’t shatter. Each kit contains four hooks and hardware.
For your water heater, you can use Watts Anderson Barrows E-75 Water Heater Strap. This sturdy strap is easy to install and use. The installation bolts directly into wall studs and the straps adjusts to fit any size of water heater. The kit includes four straps that are designed to restrain top and bottom of water heater. The back spacer keeps the water heater from touching the wall.
Lastly, if you are looking for something that will prevent your windows from shattering into pieces then you may want to check out Gila LES361 Heat Control Residential Window Film. It also helps reject up to 99% of UV and up to 67% of glare This window film can prevent your interior furnishings from fading. It is mainly used for reducing energy loss and for lowering cooling costs by up to 50%. With its EZ Mount adhesive feature, you can easily install the window film. Before installing the window films, make sure you read the instructions thoroughly and ask someone to help you because doing it alone is a little bit of a pain.
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