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Protect Your Solar Power Investment

Protect Your Solar Power Investment

You have gone solar. Congratulations! It's a really good choice that provides you with greater energy independence and substantial savings. It also makes a real difference in the quality of the air we all breathe. Those panels also represent a substantial investment. Though they save you a lot over time, you have spent a good bit on them, and they have greatly increased the value of your home. The last thing you want is to have to replace them because of critter damage. In fact, you could spend months wondering why your power production has gone down before discovering the damage. 

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Protecting Electrical Equipment from Squirrel Damage

Protecting Electrical Equipment from Squirrel Damage

Damage to electrical equipment caused by squirrels is expensive. Preventing squirrels from accessing transformers, substations and pole mounted switches can reduce the amount of money being spent on having equipment repaired and replaced. 

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Prepare for the Unexpected: Power Outages

Prepare for the Unexpected Power Outages

As a homeowner, be proud of the beautiful home you've established but also be prepared for whatever is thrown at you. While you never predict squirrels and rodents to invade the comfort of your home, you might be more aware of the possibility of a power outage, whether temporary or longer-lasting.

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Preventing Critter Access to Your Home

Preventing Critter Access to Your Home

There are two times during the year when critters are likely to find a way into your home, get comfortable, and claim a part of it as their own; Fall when the weather gets cool and Spring when it gets warm again as they pop out of hiding from the cold season. Once squirrels and critters are inside your home and hunkered down for the winter, they can reproduce like crazy. Preventing access to your home is the best defense against a full out infestation.

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Affordable Pest Prevention

Affordable Pest Prevention

Critter Guard’s power utility products offer quality and affordable pest control solutions to both homeowners and utility companies. Our Line Guard and Pole Guard are innovative animal mitigation systems that focus on a "no access" approach to prevent squirrel- and rodent-perpetrated power outages. Critter Guard has a defensive, preventive focus with the use of barriers and rollers to safely deter squirrels from getting access to power lines and utilities. How do they work?

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