Hale’s Winter Preparedness Center

Central Virginia has experienced many harsh winters in the past. Scroll down to find helpful links and resources to help be prepared for whatever Mother Nature throws your way this winter season. While these resources below are good resources for winter storm 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!

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!

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Weather & Emergency Preparedness Articles by Hale’s

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Power Your Winter Travel With Safety!

Winters travel can be stressful. Taking the proper safety precautions can provide you and your family with peace of mind while you travel the winter roads.

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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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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.

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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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Freezing Rain, Sleet, and Ice Safety

Weather in Virginia can change in a moment’s notice. When the temperatures begin to drop ice becomes a safety threat. There are many ways to check the weather for the day from radio, to different weather apps. Staying informed will help you and your family stay safe.

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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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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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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!

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 Central Virginia take control of their power!

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