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Sunday, March 29, 2015Be Sure Generator is Connected Correctly to Avoid Electrical Hazards Electricity supplied by a generator has the same hazards as your regular utility-supplied electricity. You can face additional risks if your generator bypasses safety devices, such as circuit breakers, that are built into your electrical systems. READ MORE >>
Sunday, March 22, 2015Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period of time. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Generators can be dangerous, and can lead to illness and injury, and even death if used improperly. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 17, 2015Here is a great tip for preventing major water damage in your house. It is really simple to do. If you can install the hoses yourself, it should cost you less than $20 to buy the hoses from Home Depot or Lowes. "Preventing a Washing Machine Disaster" READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 19, 2015If you go on vacation during the cold winter months, turn the water off to your house. Find the main shut off valve that will be either in your basement or the first floor of your home if you don't have a basement. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 16, 2015When the weather remains cold for an extended period of time, keep your faucets at a slow drip in order to keep the water moving. This will help prevent your pipes from freezing.Stay warm!! READ MORE >>