What size generator do I need for my refrigerator?

Answer The typical home runs off a generator supplying 5,000-7,000 watts of power, including: furnace blower, lights, television, freezer, sump pump, water pump and refrigerator. If your only concern is t... Read More »

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What size propane generator do i need?

On One Hand: Go 20 Percent Above the NormA propane generator should have at least 20 percent more power than a homeowner would ever need. According to the Minnesota Propane Association, "On average... Read More »

What size standby generator do I need?

On One Hand: For Average UseFor most people, a 1,500 to 3,000 square foot home can use a 3,500 to 5,500 watt generator to power essential appliances and lighting. However, keep in mind that genera... Read More »

What size of residential standby generator do I need?

Determining which generator to buy for your household can be daunting because it involves terms people are not familiar with and math. Electrical generators are rated in output watts, and they usua... Read More »

How do I use a generator to run a refrigerator in a power outage?

Examine the GeneratorEnsure that the generator is ready for use before a power outage. If it is a fuel-based generator, see that the tank is full; if it is battery-operated, fully charge the batter... Read More »