Having a generator on hand during a power outage can make life a whole lot easier and can be a life-saver for those who require electricity for medical reasons. While a portable generator will not power your entire house, it can provide enough electricity to make life bearable, even comfortable, until power is restored.
. It should be located away from doors or windows to prevent carbon monoxide from entering your home. Make sure the area is dry. If using during rainy weather, place it under a canopy or other covering.
- Consider that generators create a lot of noise. You may want to experiment with different locations. Most portable generators have wheels and are easily moved.