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Surviving Outages and Disasters: Emergency Power Solutions

It seems like weather patterns are getting crazier and more intense over the years– like every year, there’s a record-breaking snowfall, or a record-breaking heat wave, or a devastating hurricane, etc. Because the likelihood of a power failure seems to be increasing,...

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How to Protect Your Pool During Summer Power Outages

How to Protect Your Pool During Summer Power Outages

Summer is fast approaching! Before you know it, it will be patio season, and you’ll be relaxing poolside in your backyard. 

A backyard pool is a summer must-have for most folks, but how do power outages affect your pool pump and its overall functionality? 

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It’s Never Too Late to Get a Whole-House Generator

Making the decision to install a whole-house generator, i.e. a standby generator that is always ready to power your entire house at a moment’s notice, is a major step toward protecting your home and family. While installing a whole-house generator may cost more than...

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Tips for Maintaining Your Generator

Power outages are incredibly troubling. Not only are they incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable, but they can even get in the way of our work (triggers the internet to go out, severely affecting those who work from home) and threaten our safety and well being...

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How Does a Generator Work?

Generators are a wise investment for any home or business. With current strains on power grids all across the country, power outages are becoming more and more common. By investing in a generator (even a small one) you are taking the necessary precautions to ensure...

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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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