Here’s the only reason I’m buying a portable generator: my concern that we could have an extended power outage in the winter, which could lead to frozen pipes and a lot of damage to the home.
Candlelit dinners aren’t just for romantics. They’re for people without without power, and a portable generator, too.
Vast sections of Connecticut lived by candlelight last year after remnants of Hurricane Irene swept through Connecticut in August and the freak nor’easter hit in late October. The October outages affected 800,000 Connecticut Light & Power customers, two-thirds of the utility’s customer base, for up to 10 days.
Here’s a wish for a snow-free, artificially lit Halloween season and another mild winter. But just in case, The Bottom Line has this contingency for the next crippling storm and power loss: What To Look For In A Portable Generator.
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