hurricane checklist

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane PreparednessHurricane Preparedness Should Be Your Top Priority All of us to one degree or another, have been affected this year by severe weather. We haven’t had a hurricane season this active and catastrophically powerful in decades. The last Category 5 hurricane to hit the Bahamas was in 1992, and Puerto Rico is still recovering from the strongest storm, Hurricane Maria, to hit the tiny island in 89 years. And the 10th hurricane of the season, Hurricane Ophelia, just formed off the coast of West Africa. This year, the United States has had the most hurricanes make landfall since 2005. The difference is,
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Generator Safety

Generator SafetyAt Florida Power Solution, Generator Safety Is Our Top Concern Generator Safety is the seminal concern in a storm, and that includes generator safety. We STRONGLY recommend that you hire a licensed and insured electrical contracting company like Florida Power Solutions to install your new unit. And we do that for a number of reasons: Installation, repair and maintenance should always be done in accordance to the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations. (You’ll need an electrical contractor for this alone.) Installing the new unit requires permitting, and only licensed contractors can pull the permits; In addition to the generator, you’ll need a contractor
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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season is Not Over Yet

Hurricane Season is Not Over YetHurricane Season 2017 Unfortunately, now is not the time to rest on our laurels, lick our wounds and say “whew” we made it. We still have 60 days of Hurricane Season left this year (June 30th to November 30th), so now is the BEST time for you to find a residential backup generator or a commercial backup generator for your home or business. Now is the best time because the weather has calmed down a bit since Hurricane Irma ripped up the West Coast of Florida before dying out in Arcadia. There were still folks without power two
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Still No Power for Some Floridians

Still No Power for Some FloridiansHurricane Irma Hurricane Irma hit 12 days ago, and 38,000 people in Lee County alone still without power. There are close to 70,000 customers still without power across the state of Florida. Can you imagine what it would be like with no air conditioning, no hot showers, nowhere to charge your phone, no way to access your internet? Hopefully you don’t have to worry, and you’ll be lucky. But if you don’t like gambling, get a residential backup generator for your home, or a commercial backup generator for your work facility or office. Now, keep in mind that
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Generac Backup Generators

Generac Backup GeneratorsGENERAC “GUARDIAN SERIES 2017” GENERAC BACKUP GENERATORS If you do not already own a home backup generator, or a commercial/industrial backup generator for your business, you could be in luck! Generac just introduced a new line of Generac Backup Generators dubbed the Guardian Series, and the new line of backup generators brings innovations and engineering genius from the folks over at Generac. The New Engine Design The new engine is purpose-built, and the engine is pressure lubricated. This allows the unit to have more dependable functionality, reliability, and the engine requires less routine maintenance, which saves you money with a better
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Florida Power

Florida PowerFlorida Power Solutions for the Sunshine State Florida Power Solutions has been servicing the greater Sarasota area for more than 3 decades! If it’s time to create a backup power plan for your home or business, Florida Power Solutions is your one stop shop for your entire emergency backup power system from your generator, to your transfer box, to pouring the concrete slab for your residential backup generator, or your commercial/industrial backup generator. FPS will also service your generator so you’ll always be prepared when the unexpected happens, and the lights go out. Now, how can you be certain you’ll have power the
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Industries that Suffer the Most from Power Outages

Power OutagesIndustries That Suffer The Most from Power Outages Power outages are always an inconvenience. But for some sectors of the economy, especially some small businesses, a power outage can spell disaster (a small business is defined in the U.S. as having fewer than 500 employees). So we thought it would be helpful and useful to examine some of the businesses that are hit the hardest when they become the victims of a power outage. The good news is, it’s avoidable! But we’ll get to that in a minute. First, let’s look at a couple of examples. Data Centers The first business we’ll
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Residential Power Generator | Backup Power Solutions

Residential Power Generator Are you looking for Residential Power Generator Service? Are you and your family looking to fortify your home’s emergency backup power plan? Well, what you need is a residential power generator from a certified generator dealer like Florida Power Solutions to provide you with the knowledge and experience to get a generator, and the generator that is right for you and your home’s needs. The first thing to do is decide on a generator. Generators come in all sizes and wattage loads so deciding on the residential power generator that is going to be the right generator for your specific
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