Hale’s Severe Thunderstorm Preparedness Center

Central Virginia is no stranger to thunderstorms. The Team at Hale’s Electrical Service have gathered some of the best tips and resources to beat the next thunderstorm. Scroll down to find helpful links and resources to help you be prepared for whatever Mother Nature throws your way.

Be Ready . . . Beat the Thunderstorm!

Hale’s Electrical Service wants to make sure you stay safe during a thunderstorm. We have helpful articles, resources and links to arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to make informed decisions before thunderstorms roll into Central Virginia. 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 thunderstorm.

Get Prepared Before the Storm!

We want to make sure you have the power you need during any emergency. That’s why we offer everything from installation to service and parts. No matter what you need, we have your Generac Generator covered! If you need help protecting your power before or after the storm Contact Us and we would love to help you take control of your power!

Need Help Preparing for the Storm?

Need help finding the right power solution for you or getting your generator taken care of before the storm? Call us to assist you in protecting your home with Standby or Portable Generator to power YOUR life!

Weather & Emergency Preparedness Articles by Hale’s

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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Power? Does Your Electricity Give You Peace of Mind?

This holiday season, don't let bad weather put a damper on your celebrations. How does it sound to have your festivities ruined by a sudden lack of power within your home? This terrible situation can be easily avoided by deciding to back-up your home with a Generac generator from Hale's Electrical Service.

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Prepare Early!

Peak Hurricane Season in Central Virginia starts mid-August and ends mid-October. Most people are more concerned about Back-to-School and Labor Day and keep hurricanes in the back of the mind. Be prepared for the storm when it hits.

Lightening Awareness Week 2019 Social Media Posts

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!