Generator Etiquette

To prepare for electricity outages, freeze bottles of ice (dimpled to allow for expansion), get LED flashlights & batteries, etc. The refrigerator is the most critical appliance in most of our homes, and we need it to keep food from spoiling. 

In a power outage, a backup generator can be crucial for critical devices, particularly those depending on powered medical devices.  It’s convenient for lower priority uses, examples perhaps including TV, computer, and lights. However, consideration of the neighbors is in order:

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  Last revised   April 24, 2016