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Power Line Safety for Homeowners
electrical utility poles and lines during sunrise
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February 21, 2018
John Sims

Power Line Safety for Homeowners

Power lines are everywhere; they span over roads, land, and homes. We are so used...
Deterring Pests from Rooftop Nesting
squirrel on fence
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February 14, 2018
John Sims

Deterring Pests from Rooftop Nesting

Keeping squirrels, chipmunks, birds, and mice away from your roof will keep your home better...
Power Grid System Upgrades to Improve Efficiency
power pole and power lines
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February 7, 2018
John Sims

Power Grid System Upgrades to Improve Efficiency

More and more pressure is put on utility companies as they continue to look for...
Prepare Your Generator for Power Outages
portable power generator
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January 24, 2018
John Sims

Prepare Your Generator for Power Outages

Power outages are never fun. Owning a generator is a great way to avoid discomfort...
Protecting Your Transformer and Electrical System
electrical substation at dawn
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January 17, 2018
John Sims

Protecting Your Transformer and Electrical System

A local electrical system is extremely important, for it helps to ensure all members of...
Prepare Your Emergency Preparedness Kit for Power Outages and Other Disasters
woman with purse on cellphone
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January 10, 2018
John Sims

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...
Power Substation Costs: Invest in Protection!
power substation
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January 3, 2018
John Sims

Power Substation Costs: Invest in Protection!

Power substations are the backbone of a community’s power source. Without them, there would be...
Important Inspection Observations for Utility Companies
two utility workers working on power lines
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December 27, 2017
John Sims

Important Inspection Observations for Utility Companies

We need our energy. Our day to day lives have made it so that without...
Three Tips to Keep Your Team Safe Around Overhead Electrical Lines
crew working on power pole and power lines
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December 20, 2017
John Sims

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...
Green Ways to Use Energy
power lines as sun sets
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December 13, 2017
John Sims

Green Ways to Use Energy

Going green is more than just a trend, and it seems to be an inevitable...
Homeowner Safety Tips: Living With Power Lines on or Near Your Property
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December 12, 2017
John Sims

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...
Costliness of Power Outages to You as a Home Owner
candlelight power due to power outage
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December 6, 2017
John Sims

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...
5 Benefits of Solar Panels for Your Home
solar panels on roof of home
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November 22, 2017
John Sims

5 Benefits of Solar Panels for Your Home

Solar power has come a long way since its discovery, and it seems like every...
3 Preventative Measures for Power Outages in the Home
power lines in sky
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November 15, 2017
John Sims

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...
Power Outages by Unpredicted Perpetrators
squirrel in snow
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November 8, 2017
John Sims

Power Outages by Unpredicted Perpetrators

Thousands of homes lose electrical power every year due to squirrels, birds, and other small...