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
Emergency Preparedness: Power in Community When disaster and major weather events occur you may be the main source of assistance for your neighbors and community. Many communities offer Emergency Preparedness Courses and Training for their citizens. In Dinwiddie County our Public Safety Department [...]
Emergency Preparedness: Weather Alerts and Family Safety Whether you are young or old, you should discuss weather alerts with your family. How will you get notifications that severe weather events are in your area? Are your young children old enough to understand what [...]
Emergency Preparedness: Saving you Food National Emergency Preparedness Month is here and that means it's time to rethink our emergency preparedness plans. In all the concern about losing power and buying a Generac Generator, whether whole house or portable, have you given thought to [...]
Caring for your Automatic Standby Generator Each type of generator is quite different, but the responsibilities remain similar. Here we will discuss caring for home standby generators so that you may consider the responsibilities as you seek a contractor and a generator to suit [...]
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.
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.
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.
Preparing to meet your needs, Hale’s has the Generac Generator Emergency Response Protocol to get you back up and running in no time!