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How to Keep a Lawnmower Battery from Dying Over Winter

November 15, 2020 5:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’ve finally decided it’s time to store your lawnmower away for the season, it’s important to take a few steps to properly winterize the vehicle so it’s ready for use in the spring. Part of this means taking appropriate steps to protect and preserve the battery as the weather gets colder. One of the most common issues people have with lawnmowers is a dead battery. Considering you’ll go at least a few months without running your mower during the winter, it’s not surprising that the battery would have problems. There are many batteries that will never actually achieve their... View Article

How to Keep a Home Alarm System Running During Power Outages

November 1, 2020 5:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the primary benefits of having a home alarm and security system at your property is that it provides you with round-the-clock security and peace of mind. But what happens if the power goes out? Do you suddenly lose that 24-hour protection, or are there ways to keep your alarm systems intact? In these situations, security system functionality depends primarily on the kind of system you have installed in your home. Here’s an overview of what happens to home alarm systems during a power outage based on the different system types. Alarms over phone lines: If you have an... View Article

Is My Generator’s Battery Ready for the Storm?

October 27, 2020 11:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As the 2020 hurricane season continues to rampage across the southeastern United States and the Gulf Coast, it’s a painful reminder that Mother Nature will not be held at bay. The hurricanes and tropical storms that pound the Gulf Coast can be felt in Houston, too. As the weather gets more severe, it’s only a matter of time before the wind and rain that plague the area during the latter half of the year reach toward your home and, with a clap of thunder, turn out the lights. For rural homeowners with wells, for suburban and urban dwellers who rely... View Article

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