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A Review of Guardian Generators

Anyone who has lived through the aftermath of a brutal hurricane understands the importance of electricity, and just how scarce a commodity it becomes after a big storm. As of February, 25% of Puerto Rico is still without power following Hurricane Maria. To mitigate the stress and damage of a hurricane or, really anything that causes power failure, you're going to want a contingency plan. That plan involves the use of a generator. But which generator should you buy? Which ones are the best? It's...
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Why Should I Buy an Automatic Standby Generator Instead of a Portable Generator?

Are you covered in case of a natural disaster or emergency situation that leaves you without power? It's a sobering thought, but life without electricity can be pretty grim - impossible, even, for some. The answer is to have a generator on standby that you can use when the power goes out. But why should you buy a standby generator instead of a portable one? Keep reading to find out. The Lowdown on Standby Generators A standby generator is a permanent fixture outside your home and does what it sa...
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How Long Can You Run Whole House Generators?

Are you prepared? This question strikes fear into the hearts of almost every adult. In fact, FEMA estimates that 60% of Americans do not know what to do in an emergency situation. One important aspect of emergency preparedness is what you will do when the power is out. Power is one thing we don't realize how much we rely on until it's gone. Lights, refrigerators, and medical equipment all require some sort of power source to keep them going. This is where a generator comes in. House generators c...
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