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One of Our Favorite Generators Is $800 Off for Emergency Preparedness Month
September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, an entire 30 days dedicated to educating and prepping your home w...
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5 Unexpected Benefits of a Standby Generator
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. When the power goes...
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Adaptability: The Best Thing About the EcoFlow Delta 2 Max Solar Generator
When the power goes out, we have options. Prior generations weren't just inconvenienced; they also had to deal with t...
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How Does a Generator Work?
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. The hands-off natur...
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Jackery’s Largest Solar Generator May Be Your Next Emergency Essential
As the maker of the world’s first outdoor portable power station, Jackery recently introduced its most flexible and h...
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The Best Cheap Home Generators of 2023
Buying a cheap home generator doesn’t have to require making compromises. In fact, there are surprisingly powerful mo...
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How to Choose a Generator for Your Home
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Investing in a gene...
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9 Ways to Save Gas When Mowing, Trimming, or Using a Generator
In this age of rising fuel prices and heightened environmental consciousness, maximizing the efficiency of our everyd...
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Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Home Generator—Here’s Why
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. When it comes to st...
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So, You Want to... Install a Whole-House Generator
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. One of the best saf...
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Preparing Your Home for Natural Disasters Can Pay Off—Here’s How
This is the fourth installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2023, a month-long series featuring high-ROI h...
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Solved! What Is a Fuel Cell?
Q: During a recent blackout, my neighbor and I kicked around the idea of alternative power sources. Besides solar and...
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6 Things to Know Before Buying a House With a Standby Generator
Standby generators are incredible pieces of equipment. They sit quietly outside until the second they’re needed, at w...
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20 Most Expensive Things Bob Vila Readers Bought in 2022
Bob Vila readers were busy in 2022, tackling DIY projects and finding ways to make their life simpler and their home ...
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6 Ways The Home Depot Can Help You Prepare for Natural Disasters
Tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and other types of natural disasters can be terrifying. Fearing for the safety of y...
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Can You Run a Generator in the Rain?
Q: Recent power outages prompted me to buy a portable generator, but it operates on gas, so I need to set it up outsi...
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How to Calculate How Big a Generator You Need to Prepare for an Emergency
Q: Last year, we endured a power outage that lasted for days. After that experience, we decided to buy a generator, b...
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The 13 Best Generator Brands of 2023
When a storm strikes and the power goes out, a generator from one of the best generator brands can prevent hours in t...
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The Best Generator Covers of 2023
Generators are invaluable in the event of a power outage, generating electricity that provides light and heat. But a ...
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Here's Why There's a Generator Shortage This Summer—and Here's What to Do
Severe weather conditions around the U. S. in early 2021 have triggered a surge in demand for generators, and the tre...
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How Much Does a Whole-House Generator Cost?
Highlights A whole-house generator has a typical cost range of $1,458 to $8,239 and a national average cost of $4,84...
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The Best Standby Generators of 2023
The purpose of a generator is to provide power to appliances, electronic devices, and lighting in remote locations, l...
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Keep the Power Going: 8 Types of Generators All Homeowners Should Know
Generators use fuel sources like gasoline, natural gas, or solar energy to produce electricity, so that you can power...
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10 Mistakes Not to Make with a Home Generator
Following the right steps for home generator use and maintenance helps make sure there is safe, reliable, and consistent power for the long haul.
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The Best Quiet Generators of 2023
Generators provide emergency electricity in the event of a blackout, run power tools on the jobsite, and deliver affo...
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The Best Dual Fuel Generators of 2023
Dual fuel generators are one of those household investments that is easy to put off. But once you have one, you may w...
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The Best Inverter Generators of 2023
Portable generators are one of the most important tools in a home safety plan for when power outages occur. In the ev...
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9 Reasons Every Household Should Have a Portable Generator
Power outages are often the result of harsh weather, such as high winds, lightning strikes, or ice buildup that causes overhead power lines to break. Though utili...
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How to Use a Generator When the Power Goes Out
This content has been brought to you by Kohler. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Home generators are...
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Bob Vila Radio: Portable Generators
With all the crazy weather events we’ve been having, portable generators are more popular every day, but you need to ...
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Preparing Your House for a Generator
When we moved to the beach in Southern Delaware, we had lots of "future improvements" in our new-construction buildin...
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All You Need to Know About Emergency Generators
A power outage that lasts a few hours is often nothing more than an inconvenience, requiring some flashlights and a l...
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