Safety

How to Spot a Moving Scam

How to Spot a Moving Scam | Direct Energy Blog

Because many Americans don’t change their residences frequently enough to hire moving companies, many remain unaware of one of the most common consumer scams: moving fraud. READ MORE

How to Prepare Your Home for a Vacation

How to Prepare Your Home for a Vacation | Direct Energy Blog

Whether you love to leave on a whim, with only your passport, backpack and a sense of adventure, or you need to plan every detail of your upcoming vacation, there’s one big thing you don’t want to forget about: preparing your home for your trip. READ MORE

Power Outages: What Causes Them and How to Prepare for Them

It happens. Even in 2017 with all our modern technology, you’re still not safe from the occasional blackout. And while a power outage can be fun for a brief period of time, the longer the outage drags on, the higher tensions will rise in your home and the more dangerous the outage can be for your family and possessions. READ MORE

How Can I Prepare My Child for Severe Weather?

Kids are curious, resilient, and often times much braver than we give them credit for, but they still look to parents for help and guidance when the world seems too big for them to handle. When that time arrives, instinct tells us to don our “Super Parent” cape for them to hide behind as we keep the tough stuff at bay. READ MORE

What Do I Need to Know When Shopping for a Generator?

Residential backup generators have become more than just a luxury in some parts of the country, especially those that receive regular bouts of severe weather that strain the infrastructure of the electricity grid. In fact, they’ve become regular items on many suggested emergency preparedness lists for your home. READ MORE