How to Fix an Overloaded Generator?

When it comes to generators, overloading is a common issue that many people face. An overloaded generator can cause damage to the generator itself, or even cause a fire if it’s not overload-protected. However, the good news is that fixing an overloaded generator is a relatively simple process that can be done by following a … Read more

What oil to use in portable generator?

oil change frequency and type for generator

When it comes to generator maintenance, oil is an essential component that must be managed properly. The type of oil and the frequency of oil changes are important factors in ensuring your generator runs smoothly and efficiently. When selecting oil for your portable generator, you should use a detergent oil such as SAE10W30 or 5W30. … 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

A Guide to Generator Maintenance

generator maintenance tips

Generator maintenance is essential to ensure it runs smoothly and safely. Depending on the type of generator you have, there may be different maintenance requirements. Most generators will need regular services such as an oil change and filter replacements every fifty hours of operation or once per year, whichever comes first.  To ensure optimal performance … Read more