Articles in the Generac Category
15,000+ Watts, Generac »
In my Generac Guardian 5875 Generator review I talk about why this machine is the best whole house stationary generator currently on the market.
When an ice storm hits and knocks out your power for seven days or more and the temperatures are in the single digits, then you’ll really appreciate having a whole house generator. A smaller portable generator is great for a few days of power outage, but for longer than that you’ll need a whole house unit.
Although a stationary electric generator is a larger investment than a portable generator, in the long run it is a better investment. The max power output for portable generators usually tops out around 10,000 watts, and these higher wattage models usually cost about $1,500 – $2,000. Stationary …
4,000 - 7,999 Watts, Generac »
The Generac 5622 GP5000 portable generator will power almost all of your essential household and jobsite appliances with 6,250 surge watts of power.
While everyday activities such as bathing, doing laundry, cooking, and heating or cooling your home are usually accomplished without much fanfare, this is not the case when the power goes out unexpectedly. Power outages can happen for any number of reasons, from nimble animals coming into contact with power sources to the unfortunate outcomes that often result from high winds, rain, snow, and storms.
You may manage well if the power comes back on relatively quickly, but without a backup plan you may lose more than you ever imagined. A lasting power outage may mean not having heat to keep your family warm, no longer being able to …