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Limit Energy Use During a Blackout

A blackout can happen when least expected. Power outages are frequent and aren't just a byproduct of storms. Critters, especially squirrels, are a ...
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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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Take Preventive Measures Against Power Outages in Commercial Business

When the power goes out in a business, everything is put on hold: the work stops, the business closes, or everyone sits waiting to resume productio...
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Tips for Power Companies to Tame Blackouts

Power outages become a severe inconvenience to power utility firms because they affect entire operations. Blackouts in various regions can last sev...
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Fines and Protective Laws for Critters – Rodents Have Rights Too!

Did you know that a squirrel lurking in the rafters of your house may be protected by law? In some states, squirrels are illegal to house or keep a...
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Protect Fiber Optic Cables for Your Everyday Life

If you have ever used the internet (clearly yes, if you’re reading this blog post!), watched cable television, or used a landline telephone, you ha...
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Maintain Proper Home Insulation

In an ideal world, humans could live harmoniously in perfect, climate-controlled homes without any cost; unfortunately, we are far from that, so ho...
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Prepare an Emergency Power Outage Plan for Commercial Buildings

A manager or owner of a commercial building may face difficult situations in a power outage. Do tenants know what to do if the electricity goes out...
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How Does Your City's Power Grid Work?

When you walk into a room and flip the switch on the wall or turn on your computer by pressing a power button, you probably don't give much extra t...
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Your Home Insurance Policy May Lack Critter Damage Coverage

One of the biggest purchases most people will make in their lifetime is their house. Given the nature of such a major investment, making sure the h...
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Power Line Safety for Homeowners

Power lines are everywhere; they span over roads, land, and homes. We are so used to seeing them that we often forget about them and can drop our g...
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Deterring Pests from Rooftop Nesting

Keeping squirrels, chipmunks, birds, and mice away from your roof will keep your home better protected from infestation and damage by the crawling ...