Disaster Preparedness

Hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards — natural disasters are inevitable. The key is being prepared. Having solid emergency plans can literally mean the difference between life and death. Let our disaster preparedness tips and emergency readiness tips help you keep your family safer.

How to protect appliances from brownouts

How to Protect Appliances from Brownouts & Other Power Supply Changes

Brownouts aren’t common; however, understanding brownout protection can be helpful to safeguard expensive devices. Keep reading for information about what causes brownouts and how to prevent brownout damage — with tips and resources to keep you prepared.

Effects of power outages on businesses

Effects of Power Outages on Businesses

Our lives and businesses have become increasingly dependent on devices and the technology that powers them. Businesses use technology like point-of-sale (POS) terminals, smart lighting, smart thermostats and automated inventory tracking to operate more efficiently.

15 tips on how to prepare for a power outage in the winter

15 Tips on How to Prepare for a Power Outage in the Winter

Many of us know how important it is to be prepared for a winter power outage. Heavy snow, sleet, ice and wind can wreak havoc on power lines.

What is a Natural Gas Safety Inspection?

Gas furnaces and appliances are safe and energy-efficient. But it’s important to keep them running smoothly.

How to protect against power surges at home

How to Protect Against Power Surges at Home

Power surges at home can cause expensive damage to devices, electronics and appliances plugged into any outlet. You might notice a severe surge that causes major destruction, but you may not even be aware of many small surges that last a microsecond or less.

How to Prepare for a Long-Term Power Outage

Power outages can be unpredictable — and are unfortunately common — events, affecting more than 36 million Americans in 2017 alone. If a blackout lasts for a long time, it can create many challenging and potentially dangerous situations for families.

what causes power outages

10 Common Causes of Power Outages

Have you ever wondered what causes power outages? When the power goes out, it can affect anywhere from a few blocks to whole neighborhoods — or even an entire city.

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Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Make Your Own Hurricane Preparedness Checklist for This Season

Hurricanes are dangerous and cause billions of dollars in property damage annually. You can reduce your risk, disruption and costs with some careful preparation.

business-disaster-plan

Establishing a Disaster Recovery Plan for Small Business

What if disaster hits tomorrow? Next week?

Brownout vs. Blackout

Ah, summer. Longer days, family vacations, warmer weather — who doesn’t love summer living?

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