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Home Insurance Coverage for Pest Damage
keys and home keychain
  • Effects and Impact
October 17, 2018
John Sims

Home Insurance Coverage for Pest Damage

When looking at home insurance options, most homeowners want to know that they cover the...
3 Power Outage Recovery Tips to Safely Get Your Power Back
close-up of circuit breaker switches
  • Safety
October 10, 2018
John Sims

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...
How Utility Poles are Replaced
utility power pole at sunset
  • Pole Guard
October 3, 2018
John Sims

How Utility Poles are Replaced

When utility poles get old or damaged, they need to be replaced to ensure that...
Making and Installing Utility Poles
woman on road looking at utility poles and power lines
  • Pole Guard
September 26, 2018
John Sims

Making and Installing Utility Poles

We often walk down sidewalks and drive down streets without giving utility poles much attention....
How to Keep Your Food Safe During a Power Outage
raw meat
  • Tips and Tricks
September 19, 2018
John Sims

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...
Phone Apps to the Rescue During Power Outages!
woman on smartphone
  • Safety
September 12, 2018
John Sims

Phone Apps to the Rescue During Power Outages!

Smartphones are more powerful than ever, and they can be used in many situations, even...
Back Up Your Home with an Uninterrupted Power Supply
uninterrupted power supply on floor
  • Tips and Tricks
September 5, 2018
John Sims

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...
Dictating Factors of Costs of Power Outages
city at night with no power
  • Effects and Impact
August 22, 2018
John Sims

Dictating Factors of Costs of Power Outages

Power interruptions have cost implications to both consumers and power utility companies. Hence, companies in...
6 Tips to Extend Your Phone's Battery Life in an Emergency Situation
battery level in airplane mode
  • Tips and Tricks
August 15, 2018
John Sims

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...
Protect Against Power Surges in Blackouts
power surge protector with 5 cords plugged in
  • Tips and Tricks
August 8, 2018
John Sims

Protect Against Power Surges in Blackouts

It's usually a relief when power returns after a blackout, but for some people, the...
Hazardous Signs Your Generator Needs Repair
portable generator on ground
  • Safety
August 1, 2018
John Sims

Hazardous Signs Your Generator Needs Repair

Homeowners install home generators for a variety of reasons. Often, they want protection for critical...
Blackouts Can Affect Your Water Supply Too
water being poured into cup
  • Safety
July 25, 2018
John Sims

Blackouts Can Affect Your Water Supply Too

When the Power Fails Blackouts are an unpredictable and unfortunate event in modern existence. Whether...
Standing Up to the Elements
aging power pole
  • Pole Guard
July 18, 2018
John Sims

Standing Up to the Elements

Whether you notice them or not, utility poles are an omnipresent feature in the backdrop...
Fun Activities to Do During a Blackout
playing chess during blackout
  • Tips and Tricks
July 11, 2018
John Sims

Fun Activities to Do During a Blackout

Today’s activities often revolve around TV, computer, and other electronic use, but when there’s a...
Limit Energy Use During a Blackout
extremely dimly lit lightbulb
  • Tips and Tricks
July 3, 2018
John Sims

Limit Energy Use During a Blackout

A blackout can happen when least expected. Power outages are frequent and aren't just a...