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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Last year we had a record hurricane season, as one of the costliest seasons on record.  There were more than a couple major hurricane’s impacting the Atlantic during last year’s season alone.  Hurricane’s Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate all had their names retired, in 2017, due to the high damage cost and loss of life.  You can read more about the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season here.  Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 and the Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30th.  The most active hurricane month is September, however as we saw last year,...

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How to Power your Home after a Hurricane Strikes: Part Two

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After a hurricane strikes, you will want to be very careful to avoid potentially life-threatening dangers.  Some of those dangers are likely to be around any corner, once you emerge from your shelter.  The potential dangers are hiding in flood waters, your basement, your yard, and car.  Be cautious and know the warnings and how to avoid making a life-threatening mistake during your clean up and repair efforts.  As we talked about in the post; How to Power your Home after a Tornado Strikes: Part One, you must be very cautious about what is going on in or outside your...

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A generator is a powerful tool and can be used in many situations as a compact and efficient source of electricity.  Some of the many different reasons people choose to use a generator are for natural disasters causing the need for emergency power, industrial or job site power, camping and temporary power, concerts, and other outdoor events and powering food trucks. 

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How to Power your Home After a Tornado Strikes: Part One

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After a Tornado strikes in your area, you must be very cautious about what is going on in or outside your home and even in your neighborhood.  As we previously learned in our blog post about preparing for a tornado once you emerge from your safe place you should check your home. 

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How to Use a Manual Transfer Switch System for your Home

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When you live in an area where it is common to have strong storms blow through and knock out your power regularly, you may want to consider installing a Transfer Switch, Emergency Power System.  You can use this system to hard wire your generator, allowing it to back up the power in your home, when there is an outage.

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