Categories for Marine Batteries

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

Prepare Your Batteries for Summer Recreation!

March 19, 2020 4:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer will soon be here, and it will be time to take your boat, jet ski, four-wheeler or classic car out of storage. If you prepared your toys for storage well, you likely used a monitoring charger to maintain battery voltage. If not, there are still things you can do to ensure jet ski battery and seasonal boat battery maintenance in Houston, TX. Here is what you can do to prepare your batteries: Purchase a charger: If you intend to store vehicles of any type, you should invest in a small battery charger. For small batteries, the charger should have... View Article

How to Maintain Your Boat Battery in the Winter

November 12, 2019 7:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re rapidly approaching the end of the year, and the boating season is basically over. The end of the popular boating season always comes too quickly, but you should continue to maintain your boat battery as long as possible. For any winter boat battery maintenance in Houston, TX this season, or if you need to replace your battery, stop by or call Texford Battery Co. If you have a lead-acid battery, you should be able to handle the winter just fine—they can withstand temperatures up to 75 degrees below zero (Fahrenheit), but the electrolytes in a dead battery start freezing... View Article