Hale’s Winter Preparedness Center

Central Virginia has experienced many harsh winters in the past. The Team at Hale’s Electrical Service have gathered some of the best tips and resources to beat this winter’s harshest weather events!

Be Ready . . . Beat the Winter Season!

Hale’s Electrical Service wants to help you stay warm and safe during the winter. We have helpful articles, resources and links to arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to make informed decisions before a winter storm hits. 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 during a winter storm event.

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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Power Your Winter Travel With Safety!

Power Your Winter Travel With Safety! Off to Grandma's House we go! Winter trips can be fun and a great getaway for your family. With careful planning they can be safe no matter the weather. Pop up winter storms are just a normal

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Fire Safety for Young Adults

Fire Safety for Young Adults Hale's Electrical Service Team traditionally thinks about safety, not just backup power safety, but safety in general. As winter is on the horizon and students have gone off to college, boarding school and attend tech schools, we have

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The Hale Difference: Protecting Your Investment

The Hale Difference: Protecting Your Investment You have a Generac Generator installed now. The HaleYES Team difference is the attention to detail and the personal touch when it comes to your Service, Maintenance and Warranty Coverage! We want to know you and for

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Emergency Preparedness: Power in Community

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

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Emergency Preparedness: Weather Alerts and Family Safety

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

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Emergency Preparedness: Saving you Food

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

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Caring for your Automatic Standby Generator

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

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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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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!

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!