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Is Your Car Battery Ready for Rainy Weather?

October 13, 2020 11:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In Houston, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dropping on a steady basis. Though we may not have to contend with mountains of snow like other parts of the United States, the people of Houston still experience a dramatic shift in the weather during the colder months of the year. The dry plains of Texas turn cloudy and fill with rains. You might not realize it, but this rain takes a tremendous toll on your car’s battery. Excessive rain and car batteries in Houston, TX could be a mixture for trouble. Is your car ready? The summertime... View Article


Pros and Cons of Lithium Vehicle Batteries

September 15, 2020 11:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As environmental concerns continue to grow, Houston residents are focusing more of their attention on ways to help their car get them where they’re going without taking a toll on Mother Nature in the process. That’s where lithium-ion batteries come into play. In recent years, vehicle lithium batteries in Houston, TX have come a long way. Today’s lithium batteries last longer and work harder than their predecessors. In fact, some NASCAR drivers have been using lithium batteries for years. Of course, putting a lithium battery into your vehicle isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Before making the big jump... View Article


Autumn Marine Battery Preparation

September 1, 2020 11:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At the moment, the warm waters around the Gulf of Mexico invite boaters of all ages out onto the water for a relaxing day at sea. There’s nothing more relaxing than a day on the ocean in southeast Texas—anyone lucky enough to own a boat in the area understands that. Of course, if you want to keep the good times rolling for years to come, you’ll need to make sure your boat is prepared for the rigors of the offseason. That’s right, it’s time to prep your boat for the winter, and that means it’s time for cold weather battery... View Article


Tips for Picking the Right Marine Battery

August 12, 2020 10:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Figuring out how to pick the right marine battery in Houston, TX is important to the functionality of your boat. Unlike other appliances, marine batteries aren’t one size fits all—you need to choose the right type, size and construction in order to power your boat. You can always ask the team at Texford Battery Co. to help, but if you’re interested in learning why your boat requires a certain type, read on for a basic overview. What do you need the battery for? The first thing to do when choosing a new battery is to determine its purpose—do you just... View Article


Is a Special Charger Required for Deep Cycle Marine Batteries?

July 29, 2020 10:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re often asked whether you need a special charger for a deep cycle marine battery in Houston, TX. The answer is no—however, proper charging is very important to ensure both a long life as well as avoid damaging the battery. What is a marine battery? Marine batteries, as the name suggests, are batteries specifically designed for use in boats and other watercraft. There are three main types of marine batteries: starting batteries (which provide quick bursts of power for short periods of time), deep cycle batteries (which discharge slowly over longer periods) and dual-purpose (which combine the benefits of the... View Article