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What Stops a Generator From Running When Put On Load?

A client asked me, “Why does my generator keep tripping off whenever I put on my load?” “What stops a generator from Running when you put on the load?”  You see, there are a lot of issues here, and thank goodness, generators aren’t like humans; in most cases, you can predict what’s causing a generator […]

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How Much Gas Does A Generator Use?

Is it necessary for you to know how much gas a generator uses if the generator is serving you well? Guess not. But for the avoidance of doubt, the amount of gas a generator uses depends on the number of appliances you are running the generator with.  That explanation might be confusing. But for you […]

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How to Choose the Right Portable Generator Enclosure

A portable generator enclosure helps to keep generators safe and protected from rain, sun, hurricane, and so on. But do you need one?  Yes, especially if you own a whole house or standby generator and cannot carry it around. The portable generator enclosures come in various sizes, shapes, and styles, and they can be made […]

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How To Connect Portable Generator To House Without Transfer Switch

One of the most important features of a portable generator is its ability to power any electrical appliance. While some generators come with a transfer switch, others don’t. Connecting your portable generator to your house or business without a transfer switch is dangerous if you don’t do it properly. And in most cases, it’s not […]

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Is it Safe to Use Extension Cords With Generators?

Is it safe to use extension cords with generators? Yes, using extension cords with a generator is safe, but it all depends on the type of extension cord you are using and what you are powering. Whether you want to use the cord for indoor activities or outdoors, you must know the capacity of what […]