Routine Whole-Home Generator Maintenance

Here in the US, power outages are unfortunately a commonplace occurrence. They can be caused by all sorts of issues from grid failure to storms and floods. Indeed, it is this situation that is the reason why so many US households choose to have a standby or whole-home generator to provide their families with power […]

The Best Locations To Install Your Standby Generator

Do you live in a location that frequently experiences power outages or blackouts? Are you sick of lighting candles and getting out a camping stove when this happens? If so, then it’s a very smart idea to install a standby generator. A whole-home standby generator acts as a backup power source for your home. It […]

Want A Standby Generator? You Need To Get In Line Today!

What is a standby generator? Essentially, it’s a type of home generator that’s installed on your property. Unlike portable generators, these products are installed in one fixed location. They’re also a lot larger than portable ones, capable of providing you with enough wattage to power your entire home. The whole purpose of a standby generator […]

Generac G-Force Engine: What Makes It Great

If you are looking for a standby generator, you have many options. There are multiple manufacturers out there all promising that they offer the best products on the market.  But do they? Arguably not. In this post, we outline why the Generac G-Force® Engine is the best option for your home. Read on to learn […]

Life Of A Whole House Generator

Buying a whole house generator is a substantial financial commitment. You could be paying anywhere between $5,000 and $30,000 for a suitable unit (including installation and maintenance costs).  For that reason, you want something that is going to provide you with a good return on your investment. If a generator packs up in a couple […]

Reasons To Purchase Standby Over Portable Generators

Portable generators are generators that you can move from one location to another. They typically have wheels and handles to make them more ergonomically friendly. But are they actually any good?  As you’ll discover in this post, it depends on your requirements. Yes, they are great if you want portability, but regular standby generators tend […]

Tips For Breaking In Your Generator

Like many mechanical devices, generators require a “breaking in” period – sometimes called mechanical run-in. Breaking in typically occurs within a few hours of use. In an engine, it involves adjusting the contact between the piston rings and the engine’s cylinder wall. After manufacturing, the cylinder wall is not perfectly smooth – there is still […]

Why You Should Invest in a Whole House Generator

Many homeowners invest in generators to keep the lights on when there is a power cut. It can be an invaluable asset in the event of a storm, social disruption, or natural disasters.  Unfortunately, homeowners will sometimes go bargain hunting for the cheapest generators they can find instead of investing for the long-term. Yes, there […]

Generator Maintenance Tips: How to Keep Your Generator Running in Winter

If you have a generator, then you will know how imperative it is to keeping your home running smoothly, should there ever be a power outage. The problem is that if you do not maintain your generator, then you may find that it fails you in the moment you truly need it. That being said, […]

Finding A Generator Maintenance Program For You

Like any other engine, a generator requires regular maintenance if you want it to continue running smoothly. If you never took your car for a service, for instance, you can hardly expect it to keep transporting you day after day. Well, precisely the same rule applies to your generator. A well-oiled and loved machine is […]