What size of residential standby generator do I need?

Answer 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 »

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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 generator do I need for my refrigerator?

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 »

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 »

How to Purchase a Standby Generator?

Purchasing a standby generator is one of the best home improvement options you can choose to make. It sets your house apart from others in the area, it creates a sense of safety to your home, and i... Read More »