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.
The frequency of wildfires has surged to unprecedented levels in the last few years, indicating a troubling trend that is quickly becoming the new norm. These significant wildfires, exacerbated by factors such as climate change, are posing severe threats to both people and their surroundings.
A power surge or electrical surge is a relatively rare, but potentially damaging phenomenon that can occur in any electrical power system. Before you can protect your home and appliances from this danger, it helps to know exactly what is a power surge and what causes power surges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Hurricanes are dangerous and cause billions of dollars in property damage annually. You can reduce your risk, disruption and costs with some careful preparation.
What if disaster hits tomorrow? Next week?
Knowing the small business expense categories and what you can and cannot deduct will ensure your business pays the right amount of tax on your revenue, while avoiding over-payment. As part of running your business, you have to shell out money to pay for what you need to operate.
Summer can bring intense weather and extreme heat waves, often coupled with humidity. In some areas, these trends are on the upswing.