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How Long Can You Be Without Power?

Except for summer and even then I have options, Indefinitely. I have my own hot spot for the internet, and a portable solar generator no gas needed. PS I sell them and it really works. Stove is natual gas. How long you can hold out? What do you do.?  Have food on hand


Asked by mto3821 at 6:48 PM on Oct. 29, 2012 in Home & Garden

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  • We have a generator, a gas grill and kerosene lamps.  So if we can keep gas and propane and Karosene. We would be ok for a long time.


    Answer by louise2 at 7:14 PM on Nov. 4, 2012

  • We'd be screwed. All heat and cooking is electric.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:53 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • I lived in an apt for a month or two with no power...and had a friend who had no power at her house for like a year!
    *though she did borrow electricity from the neighbor to run her stereo at times ;)
    that was years ago though- not sure how I'd do now that we have computers and whatnot

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 6:52 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • I have been without power for over 3 weeks during hurricane season......we did well.....

    Answer by older at 6:59 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • I can take about 3 days after that I am not a nice person to be around.:)

    Answer by liss05 at 6:31 PM on Nov. 4, 2012

  • As long as we can get gasoline we can go indefinitely. Just got the bigger generator and connection to breaker panel before this storm. We have no water without electricity and that was what broke us during Irene!

    Answer by tessiedawg at 7:06 PM on Nov. 4, 2012

  • I have camping gear I could drag out, but even then in order to cook it would have to be done outdoors. Wouldn't work in inclement weather. My stove is electric.

    We would most likely die if something were to happen. I never have any sort of supplies stored in case of a natural disaster.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 7:27 PM on Nov. 4, 2012

  • I like an all electric kitchen but do not have one for that reason , no power no cooking

    Comment by mto3821 (original poster) at 7:00 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • We would be totally screwed.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:58 PM on Nov. 4, 2012