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Choose the Right Automatic Transfer Switch for Standby Generators

The automatic transfer switch—or ATS—is what makes a standby generator system a fully automatic appliance. They are to a standby generator what a thermostat is to a furnace. Just as a thermostat turns the furnace on and off as needed … Continue reading

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Guardian Emergency Home Backup Generator Systems for Comfort Security

Power outages occur for many reasons across America. Every year, hundreds of thousands, and often millions of utility customers experience long-term outages that last days or even weeks. After catastrophic storms like Katrina and Sandy, some customers have waited more … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Right Portable Generator

Portable generators make a lot of sense when you need power where there is none available. Job sites without utility service, campgrounds that lack electrical hookups, picnics, tailgating, and anywhere else that can’t be reasonably reached with an extension cord. … Continue reading

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Basics of Home Generators for Emergency Backup Power

Events in recent years have punctuated the fragility of our nation’s power grid. Hurricane seasons over this year and last have been relatively quiet, but tornadoes, ice storms and other weather-related events have done their share to knocked out power. … Continue reading

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Power Your Campsite with an Inverter Generator

June is America’s Great Outdoors Month and what better way to spend summer vacations and weekends than at your favorite campsite. Time spent getting away from it all helps you unwind and rejuvenate your spirit, but maybe you don’t want … Continue reading

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The Miracle of a Generator in a Heatwave-Related Power Outage

Recent Extreme Conditions show the value of Generators in an Emergency This summer is going to be a hot one. This, of course, is an understatement, as late June has already shown us. All across the United States, people are … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness

How a Home Generator can Save your Life The recent storm that shredded the eastern seaboard foretells of a dangerous summer with extreme conditions that can cause blackouts and other serious situations. This storm struck without warning, leaving over 3 … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

I was pondering some data provided by Generac Power Systems about power outages and was astounded to find out there are so many various causes for an outage.  Some of the causes listed were what you might expect, strong storms, … Continue reading

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Winter Storms and the Extreme Cold Weather

While the nature of emergencies resulting from winter conditions will always vary depending on where you are, almost all North Americans are in all likelihood going to face some type of severe weather storm at some point in their lives, … Continue reading

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Is Your Generator Ready for Winter?

Now that hurricane season is over, it’s time to prepare for the coming colder weather and inevitable winter storms that can leave you and your home without power. Maintenance Agreements can be obtained by your local dealer.  Having your own … Continue reading

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