Category Archives: Generator Tips

Mobile Link from Generac – Get Generator Status Anywhere

A standby Generac Generator gives you peace of mind even when you are away from home. When the power goes out in a storm, you know your generator will start and run automatically and keep your home supplied with power. … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget About Starting Watts

All generators, from permanently installed standby units for backup power, to portable generators on job sites, have two very important specifications that all generator users should be aware of. Maximum Continuous Power is the power the generator is capable of … Continue reading

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Generator Watts, Volts, and Amps

Electrical terms get tossed around like baseballs at spring batting practice, and while we are familiar with hearing them, do we really know what they mean? When considering the purchase of a generator, whether for a home standby unit, portable … Continue reading

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Home Generator Power Management

Two types of generators supply power to a home during a power outage. A standby generator is permanently installed in conjunction with a automatic transfer switch. If utility power is interrupted, the generator starts and the transfer switch automatically supplies … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Saturn Tracking East

March came in like a lion instead of a lamb this week, with Winter Storm Saturn making an impact from the Northern Plains down through the Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes and now headed for Ohio and the Mid Atlantic states. … Continue reading

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RV Generators Take Power on the Road

  Generators for RVs bring all the conveniences of home out on the open road with power for air conditioners, refrigerators, televisions and other small appliances and lights. They are engineered and built specifically for recreational vehicle types that include … Continue reading

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On Time Maintenance Keeps Home Generators Running

Most of us are used to regular maintenance schedules to keep our cars in tip-top condition. We know that the oil has to be changed along with oil filters and air filters. Periodic tune ups replace items like spark plugs, … Continue reading

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Generator Fuel Choices

Generators convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. In most home, commercial, portable, and vehicle generators, an internal combustion engine that runs on liquid or gaseous fuel provides the mechanical energy that turns the generating unit. Fuel choices for generator engines … Continue reading

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The Winco Tri-Fuel Maximizes Generator Fuel Choices

One area of concern for homeowners is the storage of fuel for portable generators. During an extended outage, even a moderately-sized generator can deplete stored gasoline supplies quickly. Some communities also limit the amount fuel that homeowners may store. Hunting … Continue reading

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Plan Portable Generator Purchases and Use

Many people choose a portable generator to supply power during an emergency. Generators for home use can power essential systems that include refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, and sump or well pumps. Selecting and buying a portable generator requires more … Continue reading

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