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Why Is It Important to Keep the Top of a Battery Clean?

July 25, 2018 9:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Batteries are complex pieces of technology that perform an amazing task: energy storage. Batteries rely on chemical interactions to store and maintain electrical energy. While today’s batteries are fairly resilient, especially when compared with the batteries of old, they still require some care and maintenance in order to function exactly as intended. Working with a store that provides battery service in Houston, TX is one way that you can ensure that you get the best possible return on your investment in battery technology. As batteries are used and begin to age, there are a number of things that occur that... View Article

Why Won’t My Golf Cart Battery Charger Work?

July 9, 2018 9:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Another common question we receive from customers at our battery store in Houston, TX is why their golf cart battery charger won’t work. Obviously, we need a little more information about the problems you’re having with your battery charger before we can diagnose the problem and provide you with a solution that should work for you, but we can at least give you some information about common problems and solutions to them. The biggest thing you need to know about charging golf cart batteries is that all batteries, including golf cart batteries, have their own self-discharge rate. This is true... View Article

Why Do I Need to Replace All My Golf Cart Batteries When Only a Couple Are Bad?

June 25, 2018 9:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients requiring service on their golf cart batteries is why it’s important to replace all six golf cart batteries at once, even if it’s only two or three that have gone bad. The reason for this is simple—golf cart batteries, unlike batteries for many other types of vehicles, work in conjunction as a team. As these batteries start to age, they develop more resistance to charging, which means they’ll release more energy. Only replacing three of the six batteries could actually cause more problems rather than restoring the energy you... View Article

Choosing the Right Battery Charger

June 7, 2018 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most common questions we receive about battery chargers is whether or not you can use the same charger for flooded batteries as you use for sealed batteries (AGM or gel cell). In some circumstances you can, but only if the charger has a setting specifically geared toward AGM or gel cell batteries. This is going to be one of the primary factors you’ll want to consider when purchasing a battery charger. What kind of batteries do you have? Will you need multiple settings, or are you only using one type of battery? Will you be using new... View Article

Charging Criteria and Other Differences Between Flooded, AGM and Gel Batteries

May 24, 2018 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Three of the most common styles of batteries you’ll find for equipment today are flooded, absorbed glass mat (AGM) and gel batteries. But what exactly are the differences between these three common battery types, and what do you need to know about them when determining which is the right choice for your specific application? Here’s some information to consider from a battery store in Houston, TX. Flooded batteries These are the most “traditional” type of battery for most applications. They contain a combination of liquid electrolytes, with the liquid amount needing to be carefully measured and maintained for proper performance... View Article