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3 Things to Avoid During a Power Outage

Power outages are no fun and, unfortunately, there's no way around them. A short outage may just be a minor frustration but having to spend hours o...
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4 Must-Have Home Pest Control Products

Pests are an unfortunate fact of life for many homeowners. Even if you keep your home immaculate, the likelihood that you will have to deal with pe...
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Winter Power Outages: Tips for Before, During, and After

In the middle of January when winter is at its peak, plunging temperatures can bring with them dangerous power outages. Are you prepared for when t...
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3 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

With even colder weather well on its way, fall is the time to prepare your home for winter's icy blasts. Check out these 3 tips to help you get rea...
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How to Remove Squirrels from Your House

Squirrels look adorable when they're playing in your yard, but your attitude will likely change if they find their way inside your home. Not only d...
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Measure the Cost of Electricity

Have you ever been baffled by the charges on your electric bill? Understanding utility bills is not something that many people are required to unde...
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Protect Different Types of Building Insulation

Insulation is used in building homes and commercial spaces to maintain comfort and protect building material integrity. They are key to building st...
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How to Keep Your Food Safe During a Power Outage

Power outages regularly disrupt the daily lives of people across the world. It can be even more frustrating when these outages were preventable jus...
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Back Up Your Home with an Uninterrupted Power Supply

Rural areas throughout the United States frequently encounter electrical difficulties.  Often, utility companies find animal-damaged lines costing ...
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6 Tips to Extend Your Phone's Battery Life in an Emergency Situation

Being prepared for emergency situations is something commonly overlooked by business and home owners. Making sure your power lines and substations ...
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Protect Against Power Surges in Blackouts

It's usually a relief when power returns after a blackout, but for some people, the moment the power comes back on can also a moment they'll never ...
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Fun Activities to Do During a Blackout

Today’s activities often revolve around TV, computer, and other electronic use, but when there’s a power outage due to squirrel-related utility dam...