Monthly Archives: January 2013

Electric Generators Help Keep Basements Dry

Even a short term power outage can lead to a flooded basement. Strong storms often leave residences without power for a few hours or even a few days. Keeping the basement dry is an immediate concern during heavy rains, and … Continue reading

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Backfeeding with a Generator is Dangerous

Electricity comes into a home from the utility via a transformer. The transformer lowers the voltage from thousands of volts down to 240 volts before it enters the home. In the home, it passes through the main circuit breaker and … Continue reading

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Generators: A Necessary Appliance for Every Household

In the United States, electrification of households began around 1905. By 1930, 70 percent of all U.S. homes located in cities had electricity. The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 provided for the distribution of power to rural farms and homes, … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Placement for Safety

Hurricane Sandy developed into a Superstorm that traversed the Appalachian Mountains and pushed it’s way into Michigan, Wisconsin and Canada. Although no longer a hurricane, it still had fierce winds that gusted to 50 MPH which produced waves on Lake … Continue reading

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FEMA Helps Out with Money for Generators

Superstorm Sandy turned into the largest diameter hurricane on record, spanning more than 1100 miles before making landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey. It became the second most expensive hurricane with more than 65 billion in damage, and the costs … Continue reading

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Generac Commercial-Grade Pressure Washers

Commercial pressure washers are built tough to stand up to daily use for commercial cleaning jobs. These units are perfect for applications that include paint stripping, surface preparation, built up grime, and deep cleaning of concrete and other surfaces. Generac’s … Continue reading

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