Be Ready . . . Beat the Hurricane!
Hale’s Electrical Service wants to make sure you stay safe during a hurricane. We have helpful articles, resources and links to arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to make informed decisions before the hurricane. The links below are good resources 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 tips and resources will provide you with the latest instructions and places to go should the area be hit with a natural disaster.
Weather & Emergency Preparedness Articles by Hale’s
Should you Purchase a Standby Generator from an Online Retailer, Big Box Store, or a Generator Dealer
Investing in a standby generator for your home can be overwhelming. If you purchase a home standby generator thru Hale’s you know exactly what you are getting; Professional installation, following all building code, and excellent customer service is part of what you get from purchasing from Hale’s Electrical.
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 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.
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.
Don’t wait to prepare for a weather disaster until after one strikes. Listen to your local weather station and plan accordingly. Have an emergency plan in place that will give your family ease of mind.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.