As a homeowner, you should be well-acquainted with the need for preventive maintenance to keep your home functional and safe. While preventive maintenance for your roof, major appliances, and gutters are often considered, the prevention of power outages at your home should also be top of mind.
Power outages are caused when the wires or other distribution equipment involved in transmitting power to your home are in some way compromised or disrupted. This can happen due to storms, equipment failures, or other accidents. However, according to the Electric Power Research Institute, a leading cause of power outages is wildlife, with squirrels being a major culprit. Fortunately, this is something Critter Guard has long recognized and has actively designed products to mitigate.
To prevent and prepare for outages at your home, you can take the following steps:
In the event of a power outage, keep these safety tips in mind.
Power outages can be costly and sometimes dangerous but can be prevented with the help of Critter Guard’s Line Guard and Pole Guard systems. For more information about our products, contact us today!