Storm Preparedness

Posted by Battery Tender | July 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Storm Preparedness

The United States has officially entered hurricane season, is experiencing flash flooding from torrential rains, tornadoes, and wildfires. Are you as prepared as you need to be? There are usually several days to prepare for a hurricane but some weather events happen with almost no warning. Everyone should be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice and avoid the last-minute panic of not knowing what to grab and gathering their most important items in a rush. 


The Number One Question About Storing RVs In Winter

Posted by Battery Tender | December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

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When we attend tradeshows we are frequently asked the same questions over and over. One of the top ten is “when we store our RV or boat for the winter the batteries are usually dead in the spring even though our Inverter/charger has been plugged in?” Just for the record an Inverter changes DC battery voltage into AC line voltage.


5 Simple Tips For Winterizing Your Vehicle

Posted by Battery Tender | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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The warm days of summer have passed. The weather is cooling down and leaves have started to change color and drop to the ground. It’ll be too cold to ride your motorcycle or sleep in your RV soon, which means that it’s time to winterize.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Those wise words come from Ben Franklin. Winterizing your vehicles is prevention that can


Should I Put My Battery On A Piece Of Wood During Storage Or Charging? 

Posted by Battery Tender | October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Blog Header Image: Should I Charge or Store A Battry On A Wood Surface?

Leaving a car battery on a concrete floor won't do anything abnormal to affect the charge.

The belief stems from an outdated set of circumstances that no longer exist. Once upon a time, battery casings were made from more porous materials - tarred wood, rubber, etc. - which were susceptible to degrading after exposure to the moisture coming from unsealed concrete. As the casing degraded, battery