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Understanding Generator Voltage Regulators: Types and How They Work

Are you tired of experiencing frequent power surges or electrical devices getting fried because of unstable voltage output from your generator?  If so, you’re not alone. Many people face similar issues, but the solution lies in understanding the role of a generator voltage regulator. A generator voltage regulator is an essential component that ensures your […]

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How to Fix a Low Voltage Generator in 3 Easy Ways

Generator working fine but not able to power appliances because the voltage is low can be frustrating, and trust me, it is the worst thing ever you can experience with generators especially when you have an urgent work that has to do with electricity. But don’t worry, in this article, we will talk about low […]

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Generator Output Voltage Too High: Troubleshooting Guide

Generators are critical for backup power during power outages, emergencies, and for off-grid power supply.  However, sometimes they can malfunction and produce a high output voltage, which can damage appliances and electronics.  Here at Generator Hacks, we found out that, on a yearly basis, 60% of generator users, especially portable generator users, complain of generator […]

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FAQs: Can You Mix 5W20 and 5W30?

If you’ve been maintaining your generator for a while, you may have come across the question of whether it’s okay to mix different types of oil, specifically 5W20 and 5W30.  While it might be tempting to mix these two oils, it’s important to understand the potential risks and benefits of doing so.  Hence, here at […]

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FAQs: How Long do Generators Last?

For the past few days, we have been getting this question “how long do generators last” from our audiences. While some say their generator doesn’t last long before developing faults or stopping working due to damages caused by lack of maintenance, some say otherwise. However, it might sound surprising but no, generators are invaluable tools […]

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How to Choose the Right Oil Filter for Generac Generator

Okay, don’t rush! I know you are looking for the right oil filter for your Generac generator, maybe because the weekly test is not working and it needs some services. With this, you have to change its oil filter in no time and also change its oil.  And at Generator Hacks, we have helped and […]

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Diesel Generator vs Gasoline Generator: The Differences

Going through the replies we got from our newsletter, we found out that a lot of our audience doesn’t truly know the differences between gasoline generators and diesel generators.  They don’t know how they function and what places the two can be used and not used except that one is for diesel and the other […]

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Commercial Generator Rental Services for Businesses

When it comes to running a business, there are few things more important than ensuring that you have a reliable source of power.  Whether you’re running a construction site or an event venue, a power outage can be disastrous for both your productivity and your bottom line.  That’s where commercial generator rental comes in. In […]

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Renting Generator from Lowe’s (and How They Affect Cost)

Are you planning on renting a generator from Lowe’s for your next project or event? You can check the complete guide to Lowe’s generator rental cost. While renting a generator can be convenient and cost-effective solution, it is also important to avoid common mistakes that can affect the cost and success of your rental.  Hence, […]

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Generators

Power outages can be a real hassle, especially when there’s a disaster, but with a generator, you can keep the lights on and the appliances running. However, generators can also pose a serious health risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if not used properly. One of the most common sources of carbon monoxide in the home […]