Your electricity just went out.
Your toilet is overflowing.
You smell natural gas in your home.
Would you know what to do?
If your first response is, “Oh, that’s my husband’s/boyfriend’s/random stranger’s job…” uh-uh.
No, lovely, it’s your job. If you’re ever home by yourself for any length of time, you need to know how to react when your utilities go awry.
And even when you’re not home by yourself, strong women still know how to get stuff done.
In the interest of helping you to be a strong woman and take great care of your home, I’m going to give you the rundown on finding and using your utility shutoffs.