• How to Prepare for a Long-Term Power Outage

    Power outages are never fun, especially when they’re expected to last for a number of days or, sometimes, even weeks. In some cases, you may have an advanced warning of a long-term power outage, while other times, it happens unexpectedly. Either way, by reading this article, you’ll have a better... View Post
  • Start Shopping for Your Hurricane Grocery List

    If you haven't already begun, it’s time to start thinking about how you and your family can take simple steps to prepare in the event of a hurricane or other unexpected natural disaster. While hurricanes don’t happen frequently, they can occur relatively quickly and without long periods of warni... View Post
  • How to Prepare for a Hurricane in Florida: Step-By-Step Guide

    With hurricane season happening for both the east and west coasts, preparedness should be top of mind. On the Eastern coast, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th, and some states, like Florida, have to be particularly careful due to their proximity to the ocean. Hurr... View Post
  • Energy-Efficient Heating: The Cheapest Way To Heat A Home

    Heating a home is expensive; though, you probably already know this after seeing your December bills. Heat accounts for the largest portion of the utility bill in many homes, around 30 percent, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).  There are many ways to cut heating costs, like wearin... View Post
  • Alternative Heat Sources: Practicing Heat Redundancy in Your Home

    How many sources of heat do you have in your home? If you’re in a colder climate, we hope your answer is more than one!  Those who live in cold places should always have alternative heat sources in their homes. Power outages, utility cutoffs, or breakdowns in your primary heating system can happ... View Post
  • How to Prepare for a Power Outage in Winter

    We sometimes forget how much we rely on electricity–until we no longer have it.  Heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from winter storms and blizzards can damage power lines, sometimes leaving us without power for days. Winter power outages mean no heat and no hot water, on top of not being able to ... View Post