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Can A Portable Generator Run A Furnace?

The furnace allows you to keep your family warm and ensure that everyone stays at a safe and comfortable temperature throughout the winter months. In places that are prone to blackouts, a simple power outage can cause your boiler to be inoperable until power is restored which could be anywhere from hours to days. To … Read this post

Review: CAT INV2000 Portable Generator

Today, we are going to take a look at the Cat INV2000, an 1800 running watt generator, and see exactly what makes it so special. This generator is full of great features and I am going to look at each one of them so that you can make an informed buying decision at the end … Read this post

Generac XP8000E Review: Is It Worth Your Money?

Having a generator that is capable of doing all of the things you need it to do is essential whether it’s at a job site or being used for home backup power. You are going to want a portable generator that is heavy duty, has all of the outlets you need, and is easily portable. … Read this post

Solar Generator VS Gasoline Generator – What’s Best?

When it comes to getting back up power for your home during a blackout or to charge your phones on a camping trip, a generator is going to come in handy. You can choose from a gasoline generator or a solar generator and depending on what you plan on powering, the choice can be quite … Read this post

Portable Generator Maintenance (5 Things To Check)

Portable generators are a lifesaver when it comes to blackouts or traveling to locations where there is not readily available energy. This means that you will want to ensure that your generator works well at all times. To ensure that your generator starts when you need it the most, there are a few maintenance tips … Read this post

Can A Generator Run A Sump Pump? (Examples)

Sump pumps are a must have for those who have basements and are susceptible to flooding. When your basement floods, it is not an easy task to get the water out quickly. That is what a sump pump is for. However, if you are dealing with flooding issues and a power outage, your sump pump … Read this post

3 Solar Generators That Can Power A Refrigerator

With solar generators becoming one of the most popular forms of alternative energy sources, it’s no surprise that more and more people are shopping around for these generators. Solar generators are often used in camping and hiking situations where you will have limited access to electricity. However, with solar generators becoming larger and more powerful, … Read this post

Can A Solar Generator Power A Whole House?

When it comes to backup power solutions, one of the most common questions I tend to hear is “can a solar generator power a house?” Most single solar generator kit are not capable of powering a whole home, but multiple solar generators, or a custom DIY setup can help get the job done. Most larger … Read this post

How To Build A Solar Generator (In 4 Easy Steps)

With the rising cost of electricity, many people are looking for alternative energy sources to generate power and lower their electricity bill. One of the most common alternative energy sources is solar power. While solar generators with everything you need to get started do exist (see my selection of the best solar generators), you can … Read this post

Goal Zero Yeti 400 Solar Generator Review (Pros & Cons)

If you are looking for an emergency power supply or a quiet, easy to use generator for your next camping trip, a lithium power station should be considered.  The beauty of a this kind of mini generator is that it can be charged on free energy from the sun and they are extremely quiet making … Read this post