Can Ice Accumulation Cause Power Outages?

Everyone knows that winter weather makes driving treacherous. Heavy snow, sleet, and freezing rain often make it unpleasant to be outside. What you may forget about winter is that ice accumulation can affect you...

The Complete Guide to Winter Storm Preparation: What You Need to Know Before, During, and After

Winter storms bring dangerous road conditions, power outages, and extreme cold temperatures. Preparation is key to survival and safety.  The best time to prepare for a winter storm is before it hits. Once the snow...

How to Prepare Your Solar Panels for Winter

If you’ve installed solar panels for your home, one concern may be the efficiency of your array and how much power it can generate during the cold winter months. It makes sense to assume...

The Complete Guide to Dual Fuel Generators

Power outages are an inconvenience at best and life-threatening at worst. Dual fuel generators provide your home with critical backup power during natural disasters, electrical shortages, or emergencies.  Unlike traditional gas generators, you rely on...

10 Steps to Maximizing Your Portable Power Supply

When the power goes out, the last thing you need is to get caught without a source of electricity.  A portable power supply is essential for emergency blackouts and outdoor activities like camping.  With backup power,...

How to Prepare for Summer Power Outages

Blackouts can be incredibly stressful, even if you have been through them many times. Losing power robs us of our daily comforts and essentials, including everything from entertainment to refrigerating perishable foods.  Without following the...

How to Use a Portable Generator During a Power Outage

The combination of an aging electricity grid and increasing episodes of extreme weather due to climate change means that power outages are now a recurring event in many people’s lives. Acquiring a portable generator is...

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Dual Fuel Generator

Power security used to be a relatively infrequent concern. But as we grapple with the effects of climate change and aging infrastructure, it’s becoming top of mind for more and more families and individuals. Keeping...

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