When most people start looking at going solar, or building off grid, they are faced with some unpleasant realizations. To make a solar grid large enough for the option of producing significant solar power, you are not just looking at the solar panels themselves, but the required battery bank in order to make your system function. The reality is that most sytems will require approximately thirty lead acid batteries in order to store the electricity produced by the grid. These batteries are very costly, and that fact may be a significant stumbling block for many people who desire to go to solar power.
If you are a Do-It-Yourselfer (DIYer), you might want to take a look at reconditioning used batteries. It is possible to return a battery to nearly new condition and significantly reduce costs.
This is applicable not only to batteries for power grids, but also other large batteries, such as car batteries. Every car owner is familiar with the expensive cost of replacing a car battery. According to the auto parts folks, batteries have limited lives and simply can get worn out. What if instead of having to spend hundreds of dollars, you could simply recondition your car battery?
It is completely possible to recondition numerous battery types: NiCd, NiMH, and lithium-ion batteries as well as the previously discussed car batteries and lead acid batteries. You don’t need a huge amount of resources, just a few tools. Think of all the batteries that are used throughout your household, what if instead of replacing them you could restore them? Saving money, saving the environment, and reusing resources, certainly seems practical and reasonable. You may not have heard of battery reconditioning before, but it is not a new development. There are several ways to recondition batteries, and you will find that you require very little in order to save a great deal of money. In fact, there are established businesses that do this on a regular basis.
Is reconditioning the same as recharging?
No. When you recharge your used batteries, they will not reach their previous level of power, and this will deteriorate with time. When you recondition your battery, it will regain nearly all of its power. Many battery companies now have “rechargeable” batteries and the equipment to recharge these batteries. This enables the company to sell consumers more items, charge more for the batteries, while not really giving more life to the batteries, compared to reconditioned batteries.
Interested in a step-by-step guide to recondition batteries? Here is a resource!
In this guide, “EZ Battery Reconditioning” by Tom Ericson and Frank Thompson, you will be able to see, in great detail how they recondition batteries of all kinds. This valuable resource not only gives you the written directions, but it also has photos and diagrams that will make the process easy to understand. Before you know it you will be able to recondition all the batteries you commonly use in your home and business, whether for use in solar powered systems, in cars, in computers, in phones, in larger equipment such as skid steers, forklifts, and golf carts, or even your household batteries. In a very short time, you will have your used batteries functional again!
The information you will find:
First of all, you will need to know how to test your batteries to see if they are able to be reconditioned, as not every battery can be. This resource will show you not only the tools you will need, and the steps to complete these tasks, but will present it in a manner that is easy to understand, even for someone who is completely new to the process. Not only will you learn how to recondition conventional batteries, but also rechargeable batteries that are not holding a charge like they used to.
You will need a multimeter in order to assess the charge in your batteries, and step-by-step instructions are included in this guide for how to use this tool effectively. In some cases, there will be batteries that simply cannot be reconditioned any longer, and the tips in this guide will help you determine which batteries are a lost cause. Thankfully, the guide also will educate you on how to know when a battery can be reconditioned so you can evaluate this before you even purchase the battery, saving you a great deal of time, money and aggravation.
There are 21 chapters contained in this guide, which will walk you through the process, and educate you so you get the best outcome with the least frustration. You will be learning how to measure what the storage capacity is for a particular battery, to determine what deep cycle batteries are most appropraite for your use with solar or other power uses.
Included addition – Battery reconditioning as a business
If you order the EZ Battery Reconditioning Course now, you will also get a bonus feature! “The Making Money Restoring Batteries Guide” is a bonus that will introduce you to the business possibilities in reconditioning batteries. The key factors are sourcing used batteries, doing the reconditioning process accurately, and then finding a market to sell your reconditioned batteries all while making a profit.
If you use batteries at all, at home or at work, and would like to save some money, “EZ Battery Reconditioning” is definitely something you should pick up and use to learn how to recondition the batteries you have, whether they be car batteries, batteries for your alternative power system, your computer, camera, phone batteries or whatever else you have. As a plus, if you are looking for a simple buisness, with the Bonus book, this may be for you! Reconditioning batteries can be a side business that not only benefits the environment, but your pocketbook!
Tom is giving a 60 day money back guarantee as well, so you can take a look, see if this is useful for you, and have no risk at all. The information you learn will be invaluable!
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