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How Loud are Power Generators?

  One of the most frequent questions we get concerning the purchase of a standby power generator is “how loud are power generators?” Which is often followed by the question “how can we make it quiet?”  All very fair questions, but the first question that you should be asking about is what size generator you require to keep those devices and appliances running that will ensure your family or business is both safe and secure. Many of the quality power generators come enclosed with their...
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How to Shut Off Your Generator in an Emergency

  The storm has passed and the power company has done its job and electricity is now back on, but your generator is still running. This is pretty normal as most emergency generators are designed to continue running for a few minutes after power is restored in order to make certain that the flow of electricity from the utility company is continuous and stable.   However, in rare circumstances it may become necessary to turn off generator power prematurely in order to protect the genera...
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Power Generator Sizing Tips

Determining the right size generator to power your home or business can be a daunting task, and the best way to do this to have an Assurance Power Systems professional work with you on power generator sizing. If you purchase a standby generator that is too small it can not only overburden the generator possibly damaging it while not supplying sufficient power for you needs, but it can also cause damage to some of the appliances connected to it. Deciding on what size generator to buy should take ...
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