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How to Use a Generator with a Travel Trailer

Traveling with a travel trailer is an incredible experience. You get to enjoy the freedom of the open road, while also relaxing in the comforts of home. In order to experience the most convenient cooking, entertainment, and comfortable temperatures, a travel trailer needs a source of electricity. Let’s look at how to use a generator with a…

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How to Clean a Generator Carburetor Without Removing It

In order for any generator to operate efficiently, they will require regular routine maintenance, particularly because they are typically not used that often. If your generator doesn’t start when first attempting to use it after a prolonged period of time, the carburetor could be the cause of temporary power problems.  However, removing and cleaning a carburetor can…

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How to Use a Generator During a Power Outage

Having a generator as a backup for electricity during a power outage is a great way to prepare for emergencies and disasters. A generator can help keep you in communication with others, enable you to live more comfortably during a power outage, and can even keep electricity running to medical and lifesaving devices. Here is the…

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How to Make a Generator Safe for Electronics

A generator is a fantastic way to maintain an independent power supply when you need it. But if you want to use your generator to power electronic devices, you run the risk of damaging sensitive equipment like laptops and computers, mobile phones, and DSLR cameras. Here’s everything you need to know to make a generator safe…

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What Size Generator Do I Need for My Camper?

The smallest vans and tent campers may not need a generator at all, relying on the tow vehicle’s battery to provide electricity for devices, and run the water pump. But for campers with small appliances like microwaves and coffeemakers, or with A/C and other temperature controls, a generator is a must-have. But how do you know…

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Is a Whole House Generator Worth it?

If you are wondering whether a whole home generator will increase the value of your home, the answer is a resounding yes!But why you ask? Well, apart from being an excellent temporary power source that will restore any power interruptions from the grid, a whole house generator will also increase the value of your property. …

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Should I Get a Portable or Standby Generator?

When the power unsuspectingly goes out throughout the neighborhood, it’s typically when you’re relaxing watching the game or somewhat mesmerized by whatever Netflix has to offer. What makes it worse, is when you start hearing the rumbling sound of your neighbors home generator kick into gear, and you don’t have one. It’s at this point, your vocabulary…

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What are the Advantages of an Inverter Generator?

The three clear advantages an inverter generator has over a conventional open frame generator or a standby generator, weight, reduced operating noise level, and mobility. But considering you likely already knew the obvious benefits, I’d like to share a few other defining characteristics that make inverter generators ideal for your future temporary power needs. Let’s get into…

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How Does a Standby Generator Work?

For those of you who don’t know, Generac (Generac Power Systems), is one of the most reliable and popular brand names when it comes to standby generators. A standby generator like a Generac power generator will connect to your home’s natural gas lines, or if need be, it can also run on liquid propane. These generators are…