What You Need to Know to Maintain Commercial Fleet Batteries

Taking care of automotive batteries is important no matter what you’re driving. When keeping the fleet on the road is your business, it’s not just important, it’s imperative. That’s why it’s so important to understand that just because most automotive batteries perform similar functionality, they are not all created equal. Here’s what you need to […]

Winter-Ready Tips for Your Commercial Truck Batteries

It’s warm and cozy inside, but winter’s rage has definitely arrived outside. Dropping temperatures can’t hinder your business’s delivery schedule, however. Your commercial trucking fleet must operate as if it’s 70 degrees and sunny outside. A hiccup in your business plans may involve dead batteries in those trucks. Learn how you can avoid battery issues […]

Offseason Battery Maintenance: Golf Cart Batteries

Even in the offseason, understanding how to care for your battery (and checking how old it is) means you’ll be that much more prepared when it warms up again. If you have ever had to replace a golf cart battery, you know that it’s not a cheap endeavor. It can be a frustrating task as […]

Battery 101: Top 3 Signs You Need a New Golf-Cart Battery

Golf carts are used for more than just teeing off and chasing that birdie. Your customers might use these carts around their gated communities, within a huge business complex or around a government institution. Regardless of the golf cart’s location, it always needs a reliable battery. These deep-cycle batteries have certain features that are inherent […]

Top 5 Things That Will Drain Your Battery

Car owners typically fall into one of two buckets: those that have experienced a dead car battery at the worst possible moment, and those that will. (Some of us can claim to have had this experience more than once, unfortunately.) One surefire way to reduce your chance of getting stranded in your car with a dead […]

Follow These Steps to Get a Proper CCA Rating

As the winter months creep ever closer, we hear more and more from customers about their concerns over not getting a good cold cranking amp (CCA) rating when testing their group 31 stud top batteries. Nearly 100% of the time, they are not connecting the MIDTRONICS tester correctly. Now, it’s a common mistake to use […]

Avoid These Common Floor Scrubber Problems

Although the floor scrubber has come a long way in the last 60 years, one thing remains the same: they need maintenance. The same four maintenance needs of the original floor scrubbers still exist today. Let’s take a look at these four issues and address ways to prevent them from getting out of control. Issue […]

Battery 101: Forklift Batteries

Forklifts are the workhorse of nearly every plant and warehouse. What used to take four guys an hour to move now takes one forklift 10 minutes. That is, as long as the forklift battery is charged and working properly. Lead-acid batteries are still leading the pack when it comes to forklift batteries but lithium-ion batteries […]

Contribute Your Batteries to America Recycles Day November 15th!

Recycle Your Spent Lead Acid Batteries Even though the national recycling rate has increased over the last three decades, the current recycling rate sits at just 34%. But, the good news here is that nearly 99% of all lead-acid batteries are recycled, making it one of the most recycled consumer products in the country. (That’s 2.81 […]

Battery 101: Charging Your Motorcycle Battery

Knowing how to take care of and properly charge your motorcycle battery helps ensure your battery enjoys a long life. Unfortunately, many motorcycle owners don’t take the time to learn enough about how to care for their battery – which can lead to being stranded on the side of the road, or worse, stuck in the […]

A Quick And Easy Guide To Changing Your Smoke Detector Batteries

We’ve all experienced that annoying beep that wakes you from a dead sleep. You stumble around your house, waiting for it to beep again so you can rip the sensor off the ceiling and go back to bed. You’ll be happy to deal with it tomorrow. Instead of having to sleepily slink around your house in the […]

Avoid Ruining Your Battery: How to Choose the Right Charger

You can have the best battery in the world, but without a good charger to keep it going, you’ll be left with nothing more than a really big paperweight. Countless users accidentally ruin batteries by making simple charging mistakes. Now, this doesn’t mean you can (or should) run right out and buy the first charger […]