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Preparing your home for winter storms

Preparing your family and your home for rough winter weather can often help you avoid disaster. CUB compiled helpful tips. 1. Weatherize your home. Complete weatherization tasks, like the ones included in the list below, and protect your home and your wallet. Clean or repair heating and cooling systems. Install…...

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Tips in the aftermath of a storm

We are seeing more and more examples of violent, dangerous and disruptive weather. Some utility-related tips and resources in the aftermath of a storm: What safety precautions should I take after a storm?  Never approach a downed power line, always assume it’s energized and extremely dangerous. Call your utility immediately…...

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Power outage tips

As we write this, thousands of people are still without power from storms last night, and thunder is rumbling overhead. Some helpful resources in case the lights go out: Where can I get information about outages?   Here’s the outage map from Ameren Illinois and here’s ComEd’s map. For easy access to information about…...

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