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3 Industries Affected by Power Outages

3 Industries Affected by Power Outages

When discussing power outages, it is easy to focus more on their effects on residential life. However, these impacts are more than just inconvenien...
3 Things that Attract Rodents to Your Home

3 Things that Attract Rodents to Your Home

Rats, mice, and other rodents are pests you definitely don’t want in your home. Not only do they damage drywall, insulation, and electrical wires, ...
Are Ultrasonic Pest Repellers Effective Pest Control?

Are Ultrasonic Pest Repellers Effective Pest Control?

To keep your home or business clean and pest free, it is important to put into place effective pest control solutions. One common pest control prod...
4 Autumn Pest Control Tips

4 Autumn Pest Control Tips

While the onset of colder weather typically means a reduction in wasps, flies, and other insects, several other autumn pests like squirrels, rats, ...
5 Infectious Diseases Spread by Birds

5 Infectious Diseases Spread by Birds

Birds are known to be disease carriers and can carry several infectious diseases that can spread directly to humans and pets. In order to keep your...
5 Signs You May Be Hosting Birds in Your Attic

5 Signs You May Be Hosting Birds in Your Attic

If able, birds will often seek refuge in your attic when seeking protection from predators or to escape cold or harsh weather conditions. Once insi...
Common Attic-Dwelling Critters

Common Attic-Dwelling Critters

Your attic is a warm, dark, and quiet place, making it an ideal place for various critters to nest, store food, and avoid predators. Keep reading t...
Benefits & Drawbacks of Pole-Mounted Transformers

Benefits & Drawbacks of Pole-Mounted Transformers

Distribution transformers convert high voltage from power plants to a lower voltage to distribute to businesses and homeowners. There are various t...
5 Benefits of Using Smart Meters

5 Benefits of Using Smart Meters

Do you ever feel like your utility bills are too high? Or do you feel like you have no idea how much energy you're using? Well, you're not alone. B...
solar panels on roof

6 Tips for Maintaining Your Solar Attic Fan

A solar attic fan uses solar energy to eliminate excess heat from your attic and replace it with cooler air from outside. There are numerous benefi...
5 Tips for Removing Wildlife from Your Attic

5 Tips for Removing Wildlife from Your Attic

Wildlife, such as raccoons, squirrels, bats, birds, and mice, can enter your attic through the roof or other small openings around your home. Once ...
How Do Snakes Cause Power Outages?

How Do Snakes Cause Power Outages?

Animals of all kinds can cause power outages. Birds and squirrels are typically the most common culprits but outages can also be caused by a myriad...