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Best Generators for Keeping Your Home Powered In An Emergency

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I grew up in hurricane alley in the middle of the Florida Panhandle. If anyone’s familiar with regular power outages, it’s my family and our neighbors. Being prepared with backup power, solar devices, and anything else for emergencies has always been crucial. When I married an Eagle Scout, my “preparedness lifestyle” was completed. Even now, …

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NICD vs NIMH for Solar Lights: What’s the Difference?

NICD vs NIMH for Solar Lights_ What’s the Difference - NICD and NIMH batteries on the table

Solar lights are wonderful inventions. They are lights that have tiny solar panels. When placed in direct sunlight, these panels have solar cells that soak up the sun’s UV rays and store that energy into batteries. As night approaches and the lights are turned on, they can light up the surrounding using the energy stored …

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