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Uses for a Portable Generator

A generator is a power source that is used as an alternative to normal electricity. Often used when electricity is scarce or there is a power outage, many homes and businesses have a generator for use in emergencies or in areas where electricity is not readily available. A portable generator is a great way to have electricity whenever you need it, like when camping in a cabin that is not near a power source. Learn how a portable generator is beneficial to have on-hand, and when it might be necessary to use one. 
A portable generator should always be used outdoors for proper safety, and a portable generator should only be used in the wattage necessary for a home or business to safely run. A typical portable generator should run on at least 4000 watts to ensure proper electricity for a variety of uses. That being said, a portable generator is highly beneficial in many instances, including emergencies when power goes out suddenly for long periods of time. 
A portable generator is great for camping in areas where electricity is scarce. Many cabin getaways don’t have electricity, and a portable generator allows you to take electricity with you wherever you go on the road. Since you can plug appliances directly into a portable generator, you can safely run appliances requiring electricity, like a light fixture, heater, hair dryer, or even a portable stove, to get normal things done when there is no power around. A television set can be plugged into a portable generator to enjoy having the luxuries of home even when there is no electricity otherwise. Above all else, these types of generators are great for those situations for when electricity is absolutely necessary but otherwise unavailable.
Since a portable generator needs to be used only outdoors and never used near windows or in a garage, it’s important to have extension cords handy to allow the best use of this handy device. It’s also best to only plug in one appliance at a time to avoid over-charging many appliances, particularly if what you are plugging in is small, like a curling iron or a cell phone to charge. 
A portable generator is best used in emergencies to keep needed appliances plugged in. Great for refrigerators full of food that can go rotten or to provide electricity for a home until the power comes back on, having a generator that is portable is a great safety measure to have on-hand. Portable generators come in all sizes so they are easy to store for future when traveling or to have ready in the event of a power outage. With many uses for these types of generators, there are many benefits to owning one, and having one in the home for emergencies or travel can help in many ways.

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