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Cummins Standby Generator Review: Which Wattage is Best: 13, 17, 20kW?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2019 2:23:38 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Cummins Generator

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You’ve finally decided that a standby generator is the way to go.

Maybe the Cummins’ brand caught your attention, but you still have a few questions.

What wattage do you need? Which fuel type is best? How much do the various sizes cost?

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How Long Can a Generator Last? Factors that Influence Runtime

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2019 12:37:36 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Standby Generators, Power Outage, Generators

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Ah, the ultimate question, “How long can my generator run?”

The truth is: there’s no simple answer to this inquiry. There are a number of factors that will influence how long your generator will continuously run after its fired up as well as its lifetime before ultimately calling it quits. 

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What Size Generator Do I Need? Whole House Generator Sizing Made Easy

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2019 12:33:07 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Home Generators, Standby Generators, Generator Size

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You’ve decided that you’re ready to invest in a standby generator, or a permanent unit capable of powering your essentials during an outage. 

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Generac vs. Kohler vs. Briggs & Stratton - Generator Sizing Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2019 5:14:28 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Generac, Kohler, Briggs & Statton

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The Battle of the Home Standby Generators: Generac vs. Kohler vs. Briggs & Stratton

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Whole House Generator Costs: How Much Will You Really Pay?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2019 3:33:51 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Generators, Generator Size

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You’ve been wanting to invest in a whole house generator for some time now, but the cost has always scared you away. 

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Which Fuel Type is Best for Standbys? The Pros & Cons of Propane vs. Gas Generators

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2019 3:28:54 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Generator Fuel

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You’ve finally decided that you’re going to invest in a standby generator instead of a portable unit, but now you’ve got one more big decision to make: your fuel type.

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Best Home Standby/Backup Generator Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2019 2:13:26 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Home Generators, Standby Generators, Generator Fuel, Generator Size

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If you’re in the market for a generator, you’ve come to the right place. You probably have a full list of questions, including, “What size generator do I need? Which fuel type is better: natural gas vs. liquid propane? What brand should I trust?”

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Ultimate How To Guide For DIY Electrical Projects

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2019 9:36:13 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Residential Electric

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 A four year study by the National Fire Protection Association found 47,820 fires were caused by electrical failure. These fires caused hundreds of deaths and $1.5 billion in property damage.

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When to Call an Electrician vs. Your Power Company

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2019 3:42:34 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Power Outage, residential electrician

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Your lights are flickering or your outlets are sparking. Whatever the case, you have an electrical issue that needs fixing.

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How Do Backup/Standby Generators Work?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2019 10:59:49 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Home Generators, Standby Generators, Generac, Generators, Kohler

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As a Florida resident, you know heavy winds and rains knock over trees and power lines all the time— and you admit you could really benefit from a backup generator.

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