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Is Your Business Prepared for a Power Outage?

candle providing light to business during power outage

Every year, thousands of businesses experience power outages. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, 70% of businesses will experience a power outage in the next year. Power outages hinder operations and can be a serious financial burden. Due to the frequency of power outages, it is important businesses have proper procedures in place for the event of a power outage. Check out this general guideline to have ready in case your business experiences a power outage.

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Protect Your Power This Spring with Critter Guard

house protected from critter-related power outages during spring

Spring brings new beginnings and new life each year. While the spring season tends to bring rejuvenation, it can also bring some unwanted stress and headaches. One of these potential headaches is damage to overhead power lines. The spring season is known for bringing about more power outages due to both weather and wildlife. From powerful spring storms to newborn squirrels and other wildlife, your power lines can take a real beating during the spring months.

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Protect Your Home from Opossums with Critter Guard

opossum perched in a tree next to a house

Opossums appear to be harmless. These nocturnal animals waddle around from place to place looking for insects, snails, and berries to eat. A mother opossum will carry a whole litter around on her back trying desperately to keep her little ones safe. They are very agile, solitary animals and world-class tree climbers.

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Improving the Safety of Utility Workers

utility worker performing maintenance on power line

Repairing damaged power lines can be a dangerous job. Although the repairs utility workers make are essential, many types of damage are preventable. Taking steps to keep your neighborhood squirrels, snakes, and other critters from damaging your power lines in the first place is safer and more efficient than having them repaired.

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Protect Your Home from Critters with Humane Pest Control Products

humane pest control product preventing squirrel from accessing roof

Rodents and other wildlife are often the cause of broken power lines and blackouts to your home or neighborhood. Your public utility company must then send out a crew to find the break, repair, and reconnect the lines. This can take hours, even days in bad weather.

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