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Electrical Transformer Failure: Cause and Prevention

An electrical transformer is a device comprised of two or more wire coils which use a magnetic field to convert electrical currents transmitted via...
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The Fascinating Science Behind What Makes Power Lines Buzz

Have you ever walked out to check the mail or to a neighbor's house and heard an odd little buzzing noise when you approached a power line or trans...
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Dangerous Diseases from Squirrels in the Home

Most people do not encourage squirrels to nest or live in their home, and for good reason. Squirrels are wild animals that thrive in the wilderness...
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Reproductive Squirrels: A Nightmare for Your Home

Spring is coming. Peak mating season for squirrels draws near as winter weather and mammal hibernation come to an end. With more squirrels soon run...
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Power Grid System Upgrades to Improve Efficiency

More and more pressure is put on utility companies as they continue to look for ways to upgrade their communities’ power grid system and improve ef...
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Protecting Your Transformer and Electrical System

A local electrical system is extremely important, for it helps to ensure all members of a community have access to power throughout the day. While ...
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Power Substation Costs: Invest in Protection!

Power substations are the backbone of a community’s power source. Without them, there would be no facilitator for energy, no voltage, no transmissi...

Homeowner Safety Tips: Living With Power Lines on or Near Your Property

While it is totally up to you whether you buy a house with high-frequency power lines nearby, there aren't many homeowners who would choose to live...
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3 Preventative Measures for Power Outages in the Home

We've all had to deal with power outages before, and they can range from the mildly irritating to the disastrous. However, the better prepared you ...
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Power Outages by Unpredicted Perpetrators

Thousands of homes lose electrical power every year due to squirrels, birds, and other small animals. Thousands more risk unwanted visitors to thei...
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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...
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Protecting Electrical Equipment from Squirrel Damage

Damage to electrical equipment caused by squirrels is expensive. Preventing squirrels from accessing transformers, substations and pole mounted swi...