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3 Power Outage Recovery Tips to Safely Get Your Power Back

We've all had one of those days: you're at home, relaxing, when something with your power goes wrong. Maybe you were reading a book on the couch, o...
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Phone Apps to the Rescue During Power Outages!

Smartphones are more powerful than ever, and they can be used in many situations, even when power fails due to critter-damaged electrical lines and...
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Hazardous Signs Your Generator Needs Repair

Homeowners install home generators for a variety of reasons. Often, they want protection for critical appliances to continue running when their pow...
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Blackouts Can Affect Your Water Supply Too

When the Power Fails Blackouts are an unpredictable and unfortunate event in modern existence. Whether it lasts for three minutes or three days, a ...
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Be Careful of Fire During Power Outages

When the power goes out, the risk of fire goes up unless you know for sure that your own building's electrical lines and connections are not causin...
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An Unexpected Source of Home and Roof Damage

With their bushy tails and cute, furry faces, you may not think of squirrels as annoying pests. Unfortunately, when it comes to your roof, squirrel...
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Remember Carbon Monoxide Safety When Using Generators During Power Outages

Portable backup generators are a great way to access power in the event of an outage, like when squirrels and rodents damage essential electrical e...
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Preventing Lyme Disease from Rodent Carriers in Your Home

Did you know that Lyme disease may be hiding in your home on the backs of squirrels, mice, and rodents? Ticks that carry this debilitating and comp...
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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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Don't Bring Squirrels Indoors as Pets

It can be hard not to smile when watching squirrels chase each other around the yard or park. It can be fun to enjoy their frenetic energy, followi...
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