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Prepare for Hurricane Season: A Guide from Bo’s Electric


As June approaches, so does the beginning of hurricane season. This year, experts are projecting it to be one of the most active hurricane seasons on record. For many, this time of year brings thoughts of preparation, readiness, and ensuring that homes and businesses are equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature may bring. At Bo’s Electric, we understand the importance of being prepared for power outages and the potential impact of severe weather on electrical systems. In this blog post, we’ll explore some key steps to take to prepare for hurricane season and how Bo’s Electric can help you stay powered up and protected.

1. Assess Your Generator Needs: If you don’t already have a generator, now is the time to consider one, especially a whole home generator. These systems automatically kick in when the power goes out, ensuring that your home or business remains operational and safe during outages. Bo’s Electric offers a range of generator options and can help you determine the best fit for your needs.

3. Update Emergency Kits: As part of your hurricane preparedness, make sure your emergency kits are stocked with essentials like flashlights, batteries, non-perishable food, water, and first aid supplies. Include a plan for your generator’s fuel supply as well.

4. Secure Outdoor Equipment: Trim trees and shrubs near power lines and secure outdoor equipment like patio furniture and grills to prevent them from becoming hazards during high winds.

5. Backup Power for Businesses: For businesses, having a backup power plan is crucial. Bo’s Electric can help design and implement backup power solutions to keep your operations running smoothly during outages.

6. Stay Informed: Keep abreast of weather forecasts and evacuation orders. Having a reliable source of information, such as a battery-powered radio or smartphone with backup power, is essential.

7. Emergency Contact List: Maintain a list of emergency contacts, including Bo’s Electric for any electrical emergencies or generator issues.