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How to Monitor Battery Life for Your Laptop, Tablet or E-Reader

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/15/2021

Find out how to check the battery health on your laptop or tablet. Plus, get the full story on Batteries Plus' replacement service, including how much you can expect to pay for your laptop, tablet or e-reader.

What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Starter on a Car?

Power - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/14/2021

Learn how to identify whether your engine issues are caused by a bad battery or faulty starter. Plus, learn about new products available at Batteries Plus that let you monitor your engine's health so you can prevent it from dying in the future.

Where Can I Get My Watch Battery Replaced?

Power - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/12/2021

Need a new battery for your watch? Batteries Plus has a wide selection of batteries for both digital and analog watches. Our experts have the tools and expertise to replace your watch's battery. Find out what kind of battery you need.

Is It Dangerous to Use a Cell Phone with a Cracked Screen?

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/7/2021

Got a phone with a broken screen? We can help. Find out why it's dangerous to use a broken screen and why you should never try to repair it yourself. Plus, learn how Batteries Plus can fix your phone's screen in as little as half an hour.

The Top 4 Best Replacement Car Batteries

Power - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/5/2021

Need a new battery for your car or truck? Batteries Plus has you covered. Learn about our top performing batteries. Plus, get valuable tips on how to find the battery that performs best in your climate and matches your driving habits.

Why Some LEDs Can't Be Used in Enclosed Fixtures

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/4/2021

Enclosed lighting fixtures can cause problems for LED bulbs. The tight fit keeps heat from venting properly, which can cause the bulbs to burn out prematurely. Read on for tips to help determine if your bulb is compatible with enclosed fixtures.

Snowmobile Checklist: What to Pack on a Snowmobile Trip

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/28/2020

Planning a snowmobile trip? Make sure you're prepared for the unexpected. Batteries Plus Bulbs has everything you need, including fuses, jumper cables, flashlights, LED flares and more.

How Do You Keep Your Phone from Dying in the Cold?

Tech - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/22/2020

A cold day can have a negative impact on your cell phone's performance. Find out why phones fail in low temperatures and how you can warm you phone up safely when it does. Plus, learn about Batteries Plus Bulbs' cell phone repair service.

What are the Best Outdoor Security Lights for Your Home?

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/16/2020

Looking for a way to make your home more secure? Batteries Plus Bulbs has a wide variety of security lights available. Deter intruders with motion activated floodlights, perfect for driveways, porches, walkways and more.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Offers Free Vehicle & Device Battery Testing

Power - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/15/2020

Batteries Plus Bulbs offers battery testing on a variety of vehicles and devices. Concerned about the battery in your boat, motorcycle, RV, lawn tractor, watch or cell phone? We'll test it for free and let you know if it's time for a replacement.