Unexpected power outages can be rough, particularly during the winter. But it's just part of life wherever snow and ice storms occur, as ice-laden power lines break and electricity blinks off when there's too much demand. There's no reason an inconvenience needs to become a life or death situation, however -- that is, if you're prepared. Learn how to be ready for the next power outage in your neighborhood.
What to Expect
There's no way of knowing how long you may be without power, but be prepared to survive for at least 72 hours without your HVAC system, lights, hot water, phone service (for cordless phones), or radio/TV communications.
Long before the storm hits, you should have assembled these supplies:
Preventative maintenance of your HVAC equipment offers peace of mind and is one less thing to worry about. Contact Arpi's Industries. We've served Calgary homeowners for more than 50 years.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Calgary, Alberta about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about power outages and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Guide.
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