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Losing power can be costly, inconvenient and put you and your family in harm’s way – and nothings worse than coming home to a house that’s been without power for hours. When essential like heating and cooling, sump pumps and lights no longer work, no one wants to wait for utility repairs or pay after -hours fees to get life back to normal. Be prepared for power outages with a Generac automatic standby generator and keep life going without disruption.

Be Ready . . . Beat the Storm!

Hale’s Electrical Service wants to make sure you stay safe during a storm. Keep up to date on generator safety, prepare for the storm and find helpful articles and links to arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to make informed decisions before the storm. The links below are good sources for storm preparedness information; however, be sure to listen to your local news and public authorities or download your local news and weather apps to follow during emergency situations. These resources will provide you with the latest instructions and places to go should the area be hit with a natural disaster.

Choose a Storm to Prepare For

Tornado in the Distance off a Long Dirt Road
Snow Scraper Along Road

Weather & Emergency Preparedness Articles by Hale’s

Storm Fun? Think Ahead to Ease the Stress!

Storm Fun? Think ahead to ease the stress! Sounds crazy putting the words Storm and Fun together? If you think ahead and get some ideas gathered on paper or in mind, you can easily combine these two words together for less stress and [...]

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Preparing Food Before the Storm

Would you rather be rushing to the store before a power outage or relaxing and not having to worry about the storm? 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.

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Freezing Rain, Sleet, and Ice Safety

Whenever temperatures creep near the freezing mark the possibility of Freezing Rain, Sleet and Ice are on the menu! Here is our guide to help you beat the icy weather!

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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.

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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.

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Fall Safety Tips

Stay protected this fall as you come indoors with a few helpful tips from Central Virginia's Leading Generac Automatic Standby Generator Dealer!

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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!

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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.

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Hurricane & Tropical Storm Preparation for Kids

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms look awesome on television, but in person they are really dangerous. Kids can help prepare for the hurricane by doing a few helpful things to aid in the preparation before the storm. Keeping calm and having a plan is key to surviving a storm of any kind.

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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!

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Portable Power for Summertime Fun

Summer offers many opportunities for everyone, young to old, for getting outdoors and enjoying the beauty offered around our beautiful Country. As Americans, we are so used to power that small day trips and lengthier vacations can be challenging to our "technology saturated minds."

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Power Kabobs!

NO POWER? Grill up a fabulous meal with things that are fresh and easy to use! Invite neighbors during a power outage and have some fun amidst the inconvenience of power outages and divert the attention from not having power to a fun event with friends and neighbors!

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Trained, Tested and Thorough Technicians

The technical staff of Hale's Electrical Service is always capable of completing any installation, servicing, or repairs necessary thanks to our rigorous training program. We can assure you that each of our technicians has taken the steps needed to become fully certified to service or repair your warranted Generac Generator.

Generating Power for Your Life

YOU and your backup power needs are unique and different from anyone else.
With Hale’s, you have the advantage of a dealer whose only business is Generac Generators. We concentrate on one thing … Helping others take control of their power!