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4 Strange Animal-Caused Power Outages

4 Strange Animal-Caused Power Outages

Animals cause thousands of outages every year, whether it's by chewing on a cord or wire in your home, gnawing on the electrical line that provides...
generator during snow time

Diesel vs. Propane Generators: Choose the Right One for Your Home or Business

A backup generator can really come in handy for businesses and homeowners in the event of a power outage. It steps in when you are disconnected fro...
3 Ways to Keep Birds Away from Your Business

3 Ways to Keep Birds Away from Your Business

There are billions of birds on earth, and while these creatures can be fascinating to watch and photograph, they can wreak havoc on your business. ...
7 Main Components of a Distribution Substation

7 Main Components of a Distribution Substation

A distribution substation is a voltage regulation point that delivers electric energy from transmission systems to residential and industrial consu...
Protect Your Home from Active Autumn Critters

Protect Your Home from Active Autumn Critters

Autumn is here, and as the season changes so too do the critters that try to take up residency at your cozy home. With colder weather, a large port...
4 Problems Caused by Birds in Warehouses

4 Problems Caused by Birds in Warehouses

Birds such as swallows, wrens, starlings, pigeons, and more can be a nuisance in warehouses. The birds love warehouse shelters with high rafters, w...
Critter Guard: Protecting Vervet Monkeys from Electrical Equipment

Critter Guard: Protecting Vervet Monkeys from Electrical Equipment

Many of Africa's monkeys and other animals live far from humans, but some, like the vervet monkey, have begun to move closer to urban environments....
4 Safety Tips for Utility Workers

4 Safety Tips for Utility Workers

There is no doubt that utility workers face many unique challenges and hazards as part of their job responsibilities. Utility work often requires c...
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A Guide to Utility Pole Components

A Guide to Utility Pole Components

There are quite a few components found on utility poles and each piece serves a critical role in keeping electricity flowing to homes and businesse...
Protecting Endangered Species: The Central American Squirrel Monkey

Protecting Endangered Species: The Central American Squirrel Monkey

Also known as the red-backed squirrel monkey, the Central American squirrel monkey is mainly found in Panama and the coast of Costa Rica. These mon...
7 Wires Found on Utility Poles

7 Wires Found on Utility Poles

Your life runs on electricity and being brought to a screeching halt because of a power outage is the last thing you want. While some power outages...
racoon in yard

5 Dangerous Diseases Spread by Raccoons

Raccoons have increasingly adapted to human settlements, and coming across one or two in your neighborhood is not uncommon. While these critters ma...
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