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How Our Emergency Storm Preparation Plan was Put into Action

The opportunity to test our emergency storm plan came less than two weeks ago. Tornadoes are not common in our area, but they do occur and the siren going off … Continue reading

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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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Portable Generator Manual Transfer Switch Basics

Portable generators that supply a few essential devices with power are a cost effective option to keep the power flowing to refrigerators, well pumps and furnaces. Planning and preparing for … Continue reading

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Standby Generators Keep the Power on in Your House

A standby generator operates automatically when the power goes out to supply your home with electrical power. Depending on the size generator installed, you may have enough power to keep … Continue reading

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The Miracle of a Generator in a Heatwave-Related Power Outage

Recent Extreme Conditions show the value of Generators in an Emergency This summer is going to be a hot one. This, of course, is an understatement, as late June has … Continue reading

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Today: Official beginning of 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season!

June 1 marks the official start to the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs through Nov. 30. As proven by Alberto and Beryl, tropical storms and hurricanes can occur outside … Continue reading

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