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Maintaining Your Motorcycle Battery

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 4/12/2013

If you ride, then you know how exciting this time of year is. During these prime motorcycle months, you'll need to upkeep your bike to keep it on the road. At Batteries Plus, we would like to wish you a safe and happy riding season by offering some helpful motorcycle battery maintenance tips...

Spring Cleaning

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 4/5/2013

As you begin the daunting task of cleaning out your closets, drawers and cabinets, add one more item to the list. Clean your batteries. Corrosion, dirt and moisture will build up on the terminals or contacts and drain power. This will reduce the efficiency of energy transfer and eventually cause the battery to die...

Boat Battery Basics

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 3/8/2013

Although boating is considered to be a hobby, there is A LOT to know about it and taking care of your own vessel is a huge responsibility. In addition to storage, cleaning and overall maintenance, as a boater, you also have to keep a strict eye on your boat's battery...

The Importance of Car Battery Chargers

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 1/25/2013

If you understand why car batteries fail, then you should also understand the importance of charging your car battery. On average, most batteries do not require a recharge for at least five years. That's if you're taking good care of your car. But if you want to maintain your battery to ensure a long life, you'll benefit from routine charging...

Winter Wear on Your Car Battery

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 12/28/2012

A dead car battery is always a pain. However, when your car battery dies in the cold, dry winter months, it is especially painful and can even be dangerous. Winter weather is hard on your car battery. If you haven't taken the right precautions, you may be unpleasantly surprised with a dead battery the next time you get in your car...

Toy Battery Safety

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 12/21/2012

During the holidays, your children will get toys that blink, light up, sing and shine. However, the batteries powering those fun toys can be extremely dangerous to them. We would like to encourage parents to take measures to keep button cell batteries out of their reach...

Batteries + Fire Safety

Power - by Jessica Carey - updated on 10/5/2012

We are urging every household and family to have a functioning smoke alarm. Keep your family safe with the following tips: Ensure you are testing smoke alarms monthly...