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How can I test my standby generator?

A standby generator is installed in a home or business to serve as a back-up energy system in the event of a power outage in the main electrical grid. Standby generators are designed to switch on automatically in the event of an outage, to ensure that you experience...

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How to Avoid the Most Common Generator Problems

Backup generators exist to help in the case of emergency. Which means that, in the event of a power failure or natural disaster, discovering that your generator isn’t working properly is the absolute last thing you want. At Northside Power, we’re here to answer any...

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3 Reasons to Install a Generator in the Summer

Investing in a generator for your home is more important than ever. Power grids across the United States are increasingly outdated, and changing weather conditions can result in frequent, extended power failures. The time of year you choose to purchase and install a...

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How Long Can a Generac Generator Run Nonstop?

  Electricity powers every aspect of our daily lives. When we lose access to it, it really throws a wrench into things– suddenly, we can’t charge our phones, run the dishwasher, use Wi-Fi, and a whole host of other things. This is one of the reasons why...

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Summer Homeowner Tips

Summer Homeowner Tips

For most of us, summer is a great escape – we finally get to book that vacation we’ve been planning for years and unwind. During the warmer months, it can be easy to neglect your home while you’re away. It may not be ideal, but summer is a great time to get ahead of some of the necessary maintenance tasks around your house.

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Thinking About Solar?

Thinking About Solar?

As the power grid evolves to include more renewable energy sources and to cope with the increasing energy demand, backup power sources are becoming more and more important.

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Can You Put A Standby Generator In The Garage?

Can You Put A Standby Generator In The Garage?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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Should I Buy A Refurbished Generator?

Should I Buy A Refurbished Generator?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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Can You Use An Electric Motor To Run A Generator?

Can You Use An Electric Motor To Run A Generator?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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What Is Wet Stacking On A Generator

What Is Wet Stacking On A Generator

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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The Evolution of Power Generation

The Evolution of Power Generation

Electricity is a familiar comfort to us today, allowing us faster communication and increased productivity. Reliable electricity is so fundamental to modern life, we even have backup generators for when our main source of energy fails.

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How Do You Start A Generator That Has Been Sitting For A Long Time

How Do You Start A Generator That Has Been Sitting For A Long Time

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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Why Would A Generator Run But Not Produce Electricity

Why Would A Generator Run But Not Produce Electricity

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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How Do I Know if My Generator is Overloaded?

How Do I Know if My Generator is Overloaded?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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How Can I Make My Generator Quieter?

How Can I Make My Generator Quieter?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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How do Portable Generators Work?

How do Portable Generators Work?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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How To Run A Generator In The Rain

How To Run A Generator In The Rain

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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Should You Rent a Generator for Your Next Event?

Should You Rent a Generator for Your Next Event?

From weddings and concerts to anniversary and birthday celebrations, sometimes special occasions call for a bit more preparation. If you’re planning an event that requires reliable power for lighting, sound systems, food vendors, etc., renting a generator is a great option.

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How Long Can I Leave A Generator On For?

How Long Can I Leave A Generator On For?

A portable generator can be used for multiple purposes, whether you are preparing for a loss of power or powering up a booth at a trade mart or a food truck, or keeping the lights on during a tailgate. It’s no secret that Arkansas experiences its fair share of power outages, and we want to be sure you are prepared for any emergency. 

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Single-Phase Versus Three-Phase Generators

Single-Phase Versus Three-Phase Generators

2021 has been an eventful and record-breaking year for many different reasons. A major reason being the unprecedented weather we’ve experienced in the south and the power grid’s failure to keep up.

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Mistakes to Avoid When Using Portable Backup Generators

Mistakes to Avoid When Using Portable Backup Generators

Portable generators are a more affordable alternative to home standby generators, and they’re perfect for avid campers who love to spend time outdoors while still maintaining some comforts from home.   But while portable generators are a great option for some,...

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Guide to Purchasing a  Commercial Generator

Guide to Purchasing a Commercial Generator

A storm has rolled in while you’re working from the office. You have a deadline to meet and then you see it - the lights begin to flicker and you hear the beeping of machines turning off and then resetting. Your phone line goes down and you hear everything outside of...

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Whole Home Generator

Whole Home Generator

Whole Home Generator Living right on the edge of Tornado Valley, in your Little Rock Arkansas home is one of the many reasons that we often have power outages. There is also the occasional transformer that may blow and cause a short-lived outage throughout your whole...

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Preparing Your Generator for Warmer Weather

Preparing Your Generator for Warmer Weather

Warmer weather is upon us, and with the change in temperatures comes the dreaded storm season. Tornadoes are going to start rolling through town soon and you want to make sure that your generator is prepared. You’ll need it to be ready to cool your home and keep the...

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Does a Standby Generator Increase Home Value?

Does a Standby Generator Increase Home Value?

2021 has been a wild year for real estate. It has been a total seller’s market, allowing sellers to put their house on the market for far more than what they bought it for. With that being said, you want to do whatever you can to get the most value for your property....

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Standby Generator Buying Guide

Standby Generator Buying Guide

Every year, a tornado rolls through Arkansas and knocks the power out of your home. You gather up candles and fall over your furniture for days, asking yourself why you haven’t bought a standby generator yet. We know that buying a standby generator is no small...

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Basics of Home Generators For Emergency Backup Power

Basics of Home Generators For Emergency Backup Power

We are coming out of a record-breaking month for snowfall in Arkansas. While many people enjoyed the snow days, more than 14,000 Arkansas residents were without power. Temperatures dropped down below zero and families were left without heat and nowhere to turn....

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How Often Should You Service a Home Generator?

How Often Should You Service a Home Generator?

Like all machines and tools, regular maintenance has to be done to be sure that your home generator is working correctly. So just how often should you have your home generator serviced? At Northside Power we recommend that you have it serviced once a year. Your...

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Prepping Your Home Generator for Cooler Weather

Prepping Your Home Generator for Cooler Weather

Even if you are a big fan of the cold winter months, it is no secret that nobody wants to get out in the wet and cold to work on equipment. It is also known that the majority of the population does not want to be without heat during those cold and wet days either....

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Should First-time Homebuyers Shop for Generators too?

Should First-time Homebuyers Shop for Generators too?

First-time homebuyers have a lot on their plate as it is. Searching for the perfect home to fit their family’s needs is already a pretty daunting task. Should they really add more to their to-do list?   Having constant, steady power is an extremely important...

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Air Cooled Vs Liquid Cooled Generators

Air Cooled Vs Liquid Cooled Generators

When deciding what kind of generator you need for your Arkansas home and business, there are multiple factors to consider. Many people don’t even realize that generators have different cooling systems, but they do. Your options are air cooled and liquid cooled...

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How Do Portable Generators Work?

How Do Portable Generators Work?

How Do Portable Generators Work ? Here in the South, it’s important to be prepared no matter where you are. Whether it’s deer camp, a family lake weekend, tailgating or just at home during tornado season, a portable generator will set you up to power through the...

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Spring Showers and the Importance of Backup Power

Spring Showers and the Importance of Backup Power

We’ve all heard the catchy saying April showers bring May flowers, but with the Spring season also comes unpredictable weather and severe storms.While the weather in Arkansas is almost always unpredictable, the transition between seasons is often extremely uncertain....

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Don’t let Phantom Load Haunt Your House

Don’t let Phantom Load Haunt Your House

It’s almost Halloween, so we thought now would be a good time to warn you about the thing that’s most likely haunting your home. Phantom loading is lurking around your home, draining energy out of your appliances and electronics, and most people never even realize it....

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Winter Maintenance Tips for Standby Generators

Winter Maintenance Tips for Standby Generators

Worried about winterizing your home generator? As the weather turns colder, ensuring you’ve properly maintained your generator provides the peace of mind you need in the face of snow and ice storms this winter. Here are a few tips to help keep your generator working...

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