Brian has spent over 30 years as a general contractor, and in that time seen and faced many challenges. He brings all his knowledge of portable generators, battery powered tools, and outdoor equipment to every post he writes through real life experience. Learn more about us.

How to Break in Your Portable Generator

Has your new portable generator arrived, and you’re not sure how to set it up for optimal performance? It’s vital to know that correctly breaking in a generator can prolong its life and ensure maximum efficiency. Here is everything you need to know for how to break in your portable generator. To break in your portable generator, start by filling […]

AC Symbol On Multimeter

Are you finding the symbols on your multimeter confusing, especially when it comes to AC voltage? If so, you aren’t alone. So, what exactly does the AC symbol on multimeter look like? A multimeter will have two V symbols, one for DC and one for AC. The AC symbol is represented by a ‘V’ with […]

Cons Of A Regular Generator

Whether you’re thinking of investing in a regular generator or already own one, it’s essential to be aware of its downsides. So, what are the cons of a regular generator? Each time there is a power outage, you will need to wheel your generator out of storage, connect it to a transfer switch, and start […]

Can You Take A Portable Charger On A Plane?

Can you take a portable charger on a plane while traveling? It’s important to know that the US Transportation Security Administration permits these devices in flight. But, with a few stipulations. FAA and TSA regulations mandate portable chargers, which are lithium-ion batteries, be in carry-on luggage only. They must be turned off and protected from activation. Check the FAA […]

Electric Zero Turn Mower: Pros and Cons

Choosing the right lawn mower can be tricky, especially with the rise of electric zero turn mowers. Unlike traditional gas-powered units, these innovative machines offer quieter operation and are more eco-friendly. Let’s quickly discuss the pros and cons to electric zero turn mowers. Truth is, electric zero turn mowers offer lower long-term costs, minimal maintenance, quieter operation, and […]