Generator Maintenance and Oil Change Pointers

generator maintenance

Generator maintenance is a crucial requirement to keeping your portable generator ready to go at a moment’s notice.  Whether you purchased your generator for recreational camping, emergency power outages, or remote work site power, a poorly maintained generator is more likely to let you down when you need it the most. A common source of … Read moreGenerator Maintenance and Oil Change Pointers

Grounding a Portable Generator

grounding a portable generator

Portable generators are a great tool to have around the house. This is true especially if you live in an area where the weather is known to knock your electricity out. They are also widely used on job sites and other industrial uses. Portable generators run a gas-powered engine that generates electrical power. But grounding … Read moreGrounding a Portable Generator

Generator Won’t Start – What To Do

Throughout the year, at any given time, you may lose your power. A more predictable scenario would be with storm quickly approaching your area. You are confident that you will be okay, since you have your generator on standby. Yet, when you need to use it, your trusty generator is refusing to work. If your … Read moreGenerator Won’t Start – What To Do

Portable Generator Maintenance – Quick Tips

You’ve made the decision to purchase a portable generator for those times when direct power just isn’t available.  Let’s talk about how you plan to ensure that your generator will continue to provide backup power for years to come. You can do this by taking care of some very basic portable generator maintenance steps.  These … Read morePortable Generator Maintenance – Quick Tips

Generator Load Shedding for Electricity Savings

generator load shedding

Have you made an initial decision on buying a backup generator for your home? If so, you will undoubtedly start researching various modes and sizes. You might start to think that the only decision that needs to be made is what amount of energy your home draws. Then, you can find a generator that matches … Read moreGenerator Load Shedding for Electricity Savings

Generator Enclosures – Running a Generator in the Rain and Snow

generator enclosures

Running a generator in the rain or snow can be a difficult proposition.  Most generator manufacturers recommend against using their products in wet environments.  However, the question remains, when do you need a generator most?  You need it during the inclement weather.  Whether it is due to a hurricane or a blizzard, loss of power … Read moreGenerator Enclosures – Running a Generator in the Rain and Snow