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Backfeeding with a Generator is Dangerous

Never Backfeed a House with a Portable Generator Electricity comes into a home from the utility via a transformer. The transformer lowers the voltage from thousands of volts down to … Continue reading

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Generators: A Necessary Appliance for Every Household

In the United States, electrification of households began around 1905. By 1930, 70 percent of all U.S. homes located in cities had electricity. The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 provided … Continue reading

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What Will My Portable Generator Run During a Power Outage?

The power capacity of different portable generator models varies as widely as the appliances they power. If the power goes out, you are probably less concerned that your electric stove … Continue reading

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Planning a Manual Transfer Switch Installation

The modification of your home’s electrical system requires a building permit and an inspection. Before planning your transfer switch installation, consult with your local building and code enforcement department to … Continue reading

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How long will a Refrigerator Stay Cold After Power Loss?

Food Safety During a Power Outage—How Long is the Food in Your Refrigerator and Freezer Safe? The time a refrigerator will stay cold when power is lost depends on the … Continue reading

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