Survey finds what length of power outage is most frustrating

Survey finds what length of power outage is most frustrating

As a society, we become more “plugged-in” every day. So, now more than ever, a home without power can bring a family’s daily routine to a standstill in just a few minutes.

Prepare early for the long hurricane season

Prepare early for the long hurricane season

Sponsored by the National Weather Service, Hurricane Preparedness Week is a seven-day campaign that raises awareness of the potential damage hurricanes can cause.

 Small generators help homeowners weather big storms

Small generators help homeowners weather big storms

As damaging storms and power outages become more common, more homeowners are looking for a standby power solution.

What appliances do homeowners miss most during winter outages?

What appliances do homeowners miss most during winter outages?

Early-winter power outages are already pockmarking the country. If a recent Harris Poll is any indication, homeowners have a pretty well defined list of household items they miss most while toughing out a power outage without a backup power solution.

Home Standby Generator Selection Made Easy

Home Standby Generator Selection Made Easy

Homeowners can finally follow a simple path when searching for the right-sized and best standby generator system for their homes. Those who have endured prolonged power outages without reliable backup power solutions definitely know they don’t want to go through...

New Year's resolutions for your home

New Year's resolutions for your home

Instead of promising yourself to cut back on the caffeine, eat better or exercise more, maybe this is the year to make a New Year’s resolution for your home rather than for yourself.

Standby generator installation checklist

Standby generator installation checklist

Once a homeowner decides that they want to purchase a standby generator system to provide reliable backup power to the home in the event of a power outage, installation of that system can raise numerous questions for the homeowner.

Benefits of working with a local standby generator dealer

Benefits of working with a local standby generator dealer

Oftentimes, the purchase process of a standby generator system can be overwhelming for homeowners — there are many details to work through and steps to complete. But luckily for homeowners, a local professional can be tapped to lead them through every step.

White House Report Highlights Power Outage Costs

White House Report Highlights Power Outage Costs

A recent report issued by the White House discusses the country’s aging power grid. The report is hard to fathom, but it’s worth sharing.

Portable vs. Standby Generators. What's the Difference?

Portable vs. Standby Generators. What's the Difference?

As strong weather patterns have seemed to become more prevalent throughout the country in recent years, I’ve found homeowners now have a fairly good understanding that there are ways to keep a home’s lights and appliances powered even if utility...

National Preparedness Month: Prepare now for future emergencies

National Preparedness Month: Prepare now for future emergencies

It’s a really important time each year for us in the backup power industry because we know the impact a power outage can cause an unprepared family.

Add a home standby generator to your next remodeling project

Add a home standby generator to your next remodeling project

Only about three percent of all homes in the country have a standby generator installed, yet power outages cost Americans $150 billion annually, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2009...

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