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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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What Will My Portable Generator Run During a Power Outage?

The power capacity of different generator models varies as widely as the appliances they power. If your power goes out, you’re probably less concerned that your electric stove doesn’t have power than you are about the basement flooding because your … Continue reading

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Planning a Manual Transfer Switch Installation

The modification of your home’s electrical system requires a building permit and an inspection. Before planning your transfer switch installation, consult with your local building and code enforcement department to determine local installation requirements and building codes. Most will require … Continue reading

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