Categories for Marine Batteries

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

What Kind of Battery Should I Use for My Trolling Motor on My Boat?

October 15, 2019 1:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Batteries come in all shapes and sizes. Among the myriad choices, which are the best batteries for boat trolling motors in Houston, TX? Since not all batteries are created equal, it takes careful discernment to answer this question. Use the following guide to select the best battery for your boat. Amp hours An important quality to look for in a battery for boat trolling motors is amp hours (Ah). This indicates how much electricity the battery can store. This, in turn, indicates how long the battery can provide power to your motor before it quits. Since this is typically a... View Article

Prepare Your Boat Battery for Spring

March 5, 2019 12:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When most people think of boats, they just imagine themselves sailing freely over the open water, the wind in their hair, inhaling the sweet scent of the seas. They don’t think about all the hard work it takes to get that boat seaworthy. Part of the labor of love involved in preparing the boat for the water involves ensuring the battery will last out on a trip and not leave everyone stranded. If you’re in need of help with marine batteries in Houston, TX, check out the following tips for readying your boat’s battery for the next boating season: Cleaning:... View Article