Can portable generators get wet?

can a portable generator get wet? learn how to prevent it and protect from rain

Portable generators are a popular choice for many people who need backup power during a power outage or for those who need power in remote locations. However, one question that often arises is whether or not portable generators can get wet. The short answer is no, portable generators must not get wet. Water and electricity … Read more

Can you put gas in a generator while it’s running?

refueling a generator while running

The short answer is no – you can not put gas in a generator while it is running. It is important to ensure the generator is turned off before attempting to refuel it. Refueling a generator presents a potential risk of fire, so it’s best to take extra precautions and always err on the side … Read more

Does a Portable Generator Need to Be Grounded?

Portable generator grounding

Safety first is a prominent collocation we hear all the time. When it comes to using a portable generator, you do really want to make sure to follow all the safety guidelines, especially, having your portable generator properly grounded. Having said that, there is a lot of confusing information about the grounding you can find … Read more

How to run a generator in the rain?


Quite often you have to run a portable generator when it is raining. In case you want to try moving the generator inside in the hope to protect it from adverse weather conditions, I strongly advise you from doing that. Running a generator inside is dangerous for your health and sometimes life. Any kind of … Read more

Should You Use a Surge Protector with a Generator?

Surge Protector

A common question among generator owners is whether they should incorporate a surge protector into the setup. The answer isn’t a straightforward yes or no; rather, it hinges on various factors. There are scenarios where the inclusion of surge protection between a generator and your appliances is unequivocally advisable for protecting from electrical surges. Conversely, … Read more