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7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords safely can save you time and money.

7 Best Generators for Powering Your RV

Choosing the right RV generator matters. Here are our recommendations based on power output, noise level and quality.


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10 Tips for Using a Generator

Generators can be lifesavers, but only if they're used correctly.


Choosing the Best Power Generator

Choose a backup power system before the next blackout


Tips for Using Emergency Generators

A backup generator can save the day when the power goes out

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Severe Weather Guide: Emergency Power Generators

It just takes one downed power pole to interrupt the fragile chain of electricity connecting your house to the power...