Do Your Homework Before Hiring a Contractor Hiring someone to add on to your home, install tile or cabinets or install a Home Standby Generator? Know the facts before you begin your project! The July 1, 2015 Contractor Code Regulation 18VAC50-22-260 made several changes for contractor performance that provide better definition for what contractors are responsible for when working with a consumer. A contractor must provide you with "a legible written contract clearly specifying the terms and conditions of the work to be performed."(Sub section 8) This provision does not mean a handwritten [...]
Storm Fun? Think ahead to ease the stress! Sounds crazy putting the words Storm and Fun together? If you think ahead and get some ideas gathered on paper or in mind, you can easily combine these two words together for less stress and more family fun after the storm as you await power being restored! Who wants to stress out over things you cannot control, right? Why not go fishing after the storm has passed? Fishing can be a family event and you can make a game out of it. Plan to cook [...]
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.
It’s the smart thing to do! Installing a Generac Home Standby Generator during the construction process results in significant savings for the homeowner. Find out the benefit of adding a generator to your home construction.
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.
Stay protected this fall as you come indoors with a few helpful tips from Central Virginia's Leading Generac Automatic Standby Generator Dealer!
What fun to climb trees! No matter the season, tree climbing is a rite of passage for kids of all ages. Trees give us a place to dream, peace to reflect on life and the sheer height to make the world seem able to be conquered in one leap. Before we climb that tree, there are several precautions we should take to keep us safe and able to climb many more trees.
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!