Best Quiet Generators

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What do we want out of our generators? Yes, we want a reliable power source that is primed for fuel efficiency. But for those of us who love the outdoors, we also want (relative) quiet! Major generator manufacturers have taken note of this, and altered their engineering strategies so that they can be conscious of limiting the volume output from their generators. Unfortunately, they have … Read more…

Transfer Switches – What You Need To Know

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A generator transfer switches are necessary to isolate the generator from the utility system when you install a backup generator to your home’s wiring system. Failure to properly transfer your power places you, your family and utility workers at great risk of electrocution. Transfer switches can be manual or automatic. Both portable and stationary generators may use manual transfer switch equipment. They can be very simple … Read more…

Coleman Power Generators – Fact Or Fiction?

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Are you interested in Coleman generators?  Well, according to search engine statistics so are thousands of other people.  It stands to reason that finding Power Generators made by Coleman should be pretty easy… right?  Well, it can also be quite confusing because Coleman doesn’t make generators anymore. Several years ago, Coleman sold its generator division, which was called Coleman Powermate.  The Coleman Powermate logo is … Read more…

How To Backup Your Electricity

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An automatic standby generator backs up your power regardless if you are home or not. Within 10 to 20 seconds of the utility outage, it provides power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. When utility power returns, the generator turns itself off and resets for the next loss of power. It will operate on natural gas, diesel, or liquid propane gas and is … Read more…