Category Archives: Generators

Hurricane Season 2017 Is Here – Above Normal Season Predicted

The 2017 hurricane season has made it's grand entrance this year and forecasters are expecting it to be an above normal season. Hurricane season began on June 1 and runs through the end of November each year. On average, 12 named storms occur each season, with an average of 6 becoming hurricanes and 3 becoming…
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What is a Standby Generator?

Standby generator, backup generator, or backup power generator: No matter what you call it, a standby generator comes on when the grid goes down. Within seconds of a power outage, the standby generator automatically comes on and sends power to appliances and light sockets in the home. Depending on your budget or your needs, a…
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Why You Should Buy A Standby Generator

We can think of at least 5 good reasons why you should buy a standby generator. 1. A standby generator powers critical appliances during a power outage. You can also purchase a generator with enough wattage to power luxury appliances too – like a washer and dryer and a whirlpool bathtub – but let’s talk…
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Tips to Keep Your Generator Operating at Peak Efficiency

Like a car, your generator requires regular maintenance to keep it operating at peak efficiency. The air filter, oil filter, and spark plugs need to be replaced. Regularly maintaining your generator according to the owner’s manual for your model means it will supply the necessary power to your residence in an emergency. Here are a…
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