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Hale’s Hurricane Preparedness Center

Hurricanes can have a powerful impact on Central Virginia. The Team at Hale’s Electrical Service have gathered some of the best tips and resources to help you prepare for hurricane season. Scroll down to find helpful links and resources to help you be prepared for the next hurricane Mother Nature throws your way. While these resources below are good resources for hurricane preparedness, be sure to listen to your local news and public authorities or download your local news and weather apps to follow during emergency situations. Scroll all the way through this page to get the most resources and tips!

Weather & Emergency Preparedness Articles by Hale’s

Fire Safety for Young Adults

When was the last time you checked your apartment’s smoke detector? What if a fire breaks out? Where are your escape routes? Fire safety tends to be in the back of our minds but with a little planning and due diligence you can be better prepared for an emergency.

The Hale Difference: Protecting Your Investment

The HaleYES team is committed to protecting your generator. We service every generator as if its our own. We take pride in making sure that your home is always ready for the next power outage.

Emergency Preparedness: Power in Community

Take the extra steps to make sure your family is safe during times of emergency. Taking local emergency classes can help you and your neighbors have peace of mind during emergency.

Emergency Preparedness: Saving you Food

Fallen trees and downed power lines are just a few of the many driving hazards on the road after a major storm. Sometimes getting to the store is near impossible. Running out of food just isn’t an option. Make sure your pantry is stocked with non-perishables, so your family never goes hungry during a storm.

Caring for your Automatic Standby Generator

Just like your car, your Generac Generator needs scheduled maintenance. From oil changes to simply cutting back the scrubs that are too close to the exhaust; regular maintenance will increase the life of your Generac Generator.

Storm Fun? Think Ahead to Ease the Stress!

Storm prep doesn’t have to be all about food and water. What will your family do after the storm? Back-yard BBQs, fishing trips, and board games can all help reduce stress for the family when the roads are not safe for travel.

Preparing Food Before the Storm

Long lines and less than ideal parking spots are part of the shopping experience when strong storms are coming. If you're like us, you would rather avoid the lines and chaos. That's why we have put together some helpful tips to prepare for the storm.

Back to School and Storm Prep

Each August Virginia offers Tax-Free Weekend for back to school supplies and Hurricane Preparedness. Need ideas for your list? We have you covered with ideas to help you prepare for the Tax Free Weekend.

Wind, Weather and Fire Safety

Ever wonder why Firefighters watch the silent ways nature works? Why is atmospheric pressure so important to weather, wind and fire? Wind can do many things, good and bad. Wind can cool us down, heat us up and it all depends on the atmospheric pressure and jet streams.

Wind Safety

Winds can cause dangerous situations any time of the year. Learn how you can be prepared when the wind starts blowing with this helpful guide to Wind Safety.

Tropical Winds and Hurricanes

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes can pack a hurt on Central Virginia causing power outages that occur rapidly and remain for days and in some cases weeks. Whether we are looking at a Tropical Storm or a Hurricane aiming at Virginia, we need to be prepared before the storm!

What is Electrical Backfeeding?

Did you plug up your portable generator and things in your home burn up? Did you see the news where a power lineman was killed working on a line that had been energized? These situations and many more could be a result of back feeding.

Hale’s Storm Response Protocol

Preparing to meet your needs, Hale’s has the Generac Generator Emergency Response Protocol to get you back up and running in no time!

Celebrating 20 Power Filled Years!

Hale’s Electrical Service has focused on giving Virginians back their power since opening our doors in 2003! 20 years of Generac Installations and thousands of generators being serviced, Hale’s is your local Generac specialist and professional. Virginia’s Leading Generac PowerPRO Dealer, Hale’s Electrical Service is committed to meeting the needs of our customer base. We have grown from from a small family owned company ran out of a spare room to the backup power leader for Central Virginia!

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