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Be Careful of Fire During Power Outages
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  • Safety
June 27, 2018
John Sims

Be Careful of Fire During Power Outages

When the power goes out, the risk of fire goes up unless you know for...
An Unexpected Source of Home and Roof Damage
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  • Safety
  • Tips and Tricks
June 20, 2018
John Sims

An Unexpected Source of Home and Roof Damage

With their bushy tails and cute, furry faces, you may not think of squirrels as...
Remember Carbon Monoxide Safety When Using Generators During Power Outages
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  • Safety
June 13, 2018
John Sims

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...
Protect Electric Equipment from Critters Using Pole Guards
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  • Pole Guard
June 6, 2018
John Sims

Protect Electric Equipment from Critters Using Pole Guards

​ Many power lines in the United States are above ground, strung between utility poles...
Take Preventive Measures Against Power Outages in Commercial Business
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  • Tips and Tricks
May 23, 2018
John Sims

Take Preventive Measures Against Power Outages in Commercial Business

When the power goes out in a business, everything is put on hold: the work...
Tips for Power Companies to Tame Blackouts
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  • Tips and Tricks
May 16, 2018
John Sims

Tips for Power Companies to Tame Blackouts

Power outages become a severe inconvenience to power utility firms because they affect entire operations....
Fines and Protective Laws for Critters – Rodents Have Rights Too!
squirrel eating acorn
  • Tips and Tricks
May 9, 2018
John Sims

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...
Protect Fiber Optic Cables for Your Everyday Life
end of cable
  • Tips and Tricks
May 2, 2018
John Sims

Protect Fiber Optic Cables for Your Everyday Life

If you have ever used the internet (clearly yes, if you’re reading this blog post!),...
Maintain Proper Home Insulation
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  • Tips and Tricks
April 25, 2018
John Sims

Maintain Proper Home Insulation

In an ideal world, humans could live harmoniously in perfect, climate-controlled homes without any cost;...
Power Outages in the United States
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  • Effects and Impact
April 18, 2018
John Sims

Power Outages in the United States

As our nation continues to develop and expand, so does our demand for electricity. In...
Preventing Lyme Disease from Rodent Carriers in Your Home
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  • Safety
April 11, 2018
John Sims

Preventing Lyme Disease from Rodent Carriers in Your Home

Did you know that Lyme disease may be hiding in your home on the backs...
Dangerous Diseases from Squirrels in the Home
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  • Line Guard
  • Pole Guard
  • Safety
April 4, 2018
John Sims

Dangerous Diseases from Squirrels in the Home

Most people do not encourage squirrels to nest or live in their home, and for...
Don't Bring Squirrels Indoors as Pets
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  • Safety
March 28, 2018
John Sims

Don't Bring Squirrels Indoors as Pets

It can be hard not to smile when watching squirrels chase each other around the...
Prepare an Emergency Power Outage Plan for Commercial Buildings
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  • Tips and Tricks
March 21, 2018
John Sims

Prepare an Emergency Power Outage Plan for Commercial Buildings

A manager or owner of a commercial building may face difficult situations in a power...
How Does Your City's Power Grid Work?
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  • Tips and Tricks
March 14, 2018
John Sims

How Does Your City's Power Grid Work?

When you walk into a room and flip the switch on the wall or turn...