To prepare for an earthquake in your home you will need to go through the following steps. First you will need to take many safety precautions and preparations. Then you will need to follow through and make a plan when an earthquake actually occurs. In order to stay safe follow the step in this announcement.
While preparing for an earthquake you will need to go through the following steps. Step one is to bolt your house to its foundation. Next you will need to go to a red cross class on first aid incase of an emergency. Next you will need to teach all of your children the Drop, cover and hold on. This technique is for your safety and wellbeing. Next you will need to make a supply of food in your house. You will also need to learn how to use a fire extinguisher. You will also need to inform babysitters on your plan. To prepare your furniture you will need to bolt furniture to the wall studs. Install strong latches to shelves, and strapping the water heater to the wall. With these steps you can prepare your house for even the biggest earthquake.
Once shaking occurs you will need to go through with many preparations. Once shaking starts drop, cover and hold on. Crawl to a strong desk or table to get under it. Only move a few steps. If you are sleeping in bed and shaking starts take the pillow and cover your head and face. If out of a building go away from a building and power lines.
Over all earthquake preparations may take a long time but is definitely worth it. Making a plan and following the steps during an earthquake is also needed. You will also need to inform any visitors in your house about your plan.