October 17, 2022

Can A Generac Generator Be Installed In A Garage?

Can a Generac generator be installed in a garage? In a word, no.  Running a generator in a confined location is never a good idea.  It’s just not worth it to take the chance.  It’s possible for exhaust gases that include carbon monoxide to get into your house if you’re not careful.  A standby generator requires proper ventilation and even

October 17, 2022

How To Reset The Red Light On A Generac Generator?

How do you reset the red light on my Generac Generator? Under normal circumstances, your Generac Generator will run a short weekly cycle to make sure that the system is working properly and is prepared to switch on automatically to provide a backup in the event of a power failure from the electric company. If you see a flashing red

October 5, 2022

How Do I Prepare My Home for a Power Outage?

How Do I Prepare My Home for a Power Outage? Power outages can affect anyone who gets electricity from the utility power grid. Most outages are relatively brief, lasting no longer than a few hours, but others can leave you without power for days or longer. You might know when an outage might occur, such as when the weather forecast

October 5, 2022

Do Generators Automatically Switch on if Your Electricity Goes Out?

Do Generators Automatically Switch on if Your Electricity Goes Out? When the power goes out—whether due to a storm, equipment failure, traffic accident, damage caused by small animals, or deliberate sabotage—you immediately become aware of how reliant you are on electricity. After all, this energy source powers the lights, appliances, furnace, air conditioner, and anything you plug into the wall.

September 1, 2022

What is the best time of the year to buy a generator?

What is the best time of the year to buy a generator? You’re at home and outside a thunderstorm is raging when all of a sudden, your power shuts off! You wonder how long it will be before it comes back on, and whether it will be a short outage or one that will last several hours, or maybe even

September 1, 2022

Why does my generator leak oil?

Why does my generator leak oil? You’ve purchased your home generator and are ready for whatever mother nature can throw at you, but you’ve noticed an oil leak in the generator.  What’s the cause? Will it affect the performance of my generator when I need it most? How do I know if it’s a real leak or something that’s normal?

July 15, 2022

Can You Run a Natural Gas Generator in a Garage?

Many people are interested in having a dedicated power source in the garage. This might make you wonder—can you run a natural gas generator in the garage? The short answer is no, it’s not safe to run a generator in the garage. Natural gas, propane, and gasoline are all popular generator fuels, none of which are safe to operate in

July 15, 2022

Is it Cheaper to Run a Generator on Natural Gas or Propane?

Most New Jersey homes are powered by electricity from the power grid. You rely on this energy for lighting, refrigeration, air conditioning, and using gadgets that plug into the wall. A backup generator can prove invaluable for keeping your home well-lit and comfortable when storms or other events knock out the power. Whole-house generators are considered superior to portable models,

May 20, 2022

How Much Fuel Does a Generac Generator Use?

You have many important factors to consider when deciding what Generac home generator to install. Fuel consumption rates and their associated costs are first and foremost for many homeowners. Rates vary depending on the generator’s fuel type and capacity, as well as the electrical demand it’s under. Compare your options here to help you find the right Generac generator for

May 20, 2022

How Long Can a Generac Generator Run Continuously?

The average US electricity customer experienced over eight hours of power interruptions in 2020. This average includes 14 hurricanes and 11 other major storm events that knocked out the power along the Atlantic coast and elsewhere in the country. New Jersey experienced higher-than-average interruptions, with many electricity customers enduring 16 hours without power. This may have you wondering—how long can a Generac
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