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Prepare Your Generator for Power Outages

Power outages are never fun. Owning a generator is a great way to avoid discomfort and stress in power outages. Having a backup power source will k...
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Prepare Your Emergency Preparedness Kit for Power Outages and Other Disasters

Emergency situations like tornadoes, floods or snowstorms can cause power outages. Even squirrels and rodents tampering with utility lines can caus...
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Important Inspection Observations for Utility Companies

We need our energy. Our day to day lives have made it so that without electricity, we'll hardly be able to get by. As a result, power companies mus...
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Three Tips to Keep Your Team Safe Around Overhead Electrical Lines

Overhead electrical lines can carry up to 700,000 volts, but it only takes a couple hundred volts for overhead lines to be deadly. According to the...
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Green Ways to Use Energy

Going green is more than just a trend, and it seems to be an inevitable part of a growing, changing energy landscape. Solar panels and energy-effic...

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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Costliness of Power Outages to You as a Home Owner

We've all experienced a power outage at one time or another. Maybe it was during that thunderstorm, where you had to light some candles and break o...
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5 Benefits of Solar Panels for Your Home

Solar power has come a long way since its discovery, and it seems like every year the technology to harness it grows more efficient. The number of ...
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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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Home Maintenance to Stop Roof Access by Pests

Pests of all kinds can cause an abundance of problems to roofs, including scratches, waste build-up, gnaw-marks, and other damage. Keeping rodents,...
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Prepare for the Unexpected: Power Outages

As a homeowner, be proud of the beautiful home you've established but also be prepared for whatever is thrown at you. While you never predict squir...
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Preventing Critter Access to Your Home

There are two times during the year when critters are likely to find a way into your home, get comfortable, and claim a part of it as their own; Fa...